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Balancing Screen Time and Physical Activity for Kids Amidst Coronavirus

For many parents, increased screen time resulting from the current Coronavirus pandemic can pose some serious concerns. Children spending extended periods in front of a screen, whether it’s a phone,

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Three Resources To Help With Physical Activity Amidst COVID-19

Before COVID-19 hit the United States, children had opportunities built into their school day to receive plenty of movement. Recess, physical education classes, after school physical activity programs,

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Does Screen Time Affect Children’s Health?

It is an indisputable fact that technology has weaseled its way into every crevice of life as we know it today. It is not unusual to see a toddler tapping away at a touchscreen as parents try to distract

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The Best Advice to Spend Left-Over Money

It’s hard to imagine life returning to normal as we’re just coming to grips with the effects of a pandemic, but someday we will get back to our lives. In the meantime, we can only manage the change

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Getting Your Students to Fall in Love with Physical Activity

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day celebrates love, and it doesn’t always have to be romantic. Love boils down to a passion for something (or someone!), and so we can celebrate the holiday by sharing

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Social and Emotional Learning Through Physical Activity

Social and emotional learning (SEL) enhances students’ capacity to integrate skills, attitudes, and behaviors to deal effectively and ethically with daily tasks and challenges. A physical active environment

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How a Mid-Year Progress Report Enhances Your Efforts

Congratulations on reaching the half-way mark of the school year! Not only is January a new year, but it’s mid-year through the academic calendar. This mile-marker is a good spot to assess progress so

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How to Deal with Reluctant Students and Refusal to Participate

Fear in children isn’t always expressed with wide-eyes and tears, particularly with older teens. In school, fear of failure at an activity or standing out in a bad way can manifest as refusals to participate. When

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5 Tips for Creating Basketball Lesson that Kids Love

It’s that time of year again! Gyms echo with the squeaks of sneakers as we kick off Basketball Season. During PE and after school this time of year, it’s all about basketball. It’s also the number

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Lights On After School: Highlight Physical Activity with this Step-by-Step Family Fitness Event Guide

Did you know that 8 in 10 parents agree that After School Programs should help children become more physically active? In addition, parents who have little knowledge about physical activity overwhelmingly

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