April 30, 2014
With spring in full swing, why not recommit to getting some regular physical activity during the day? May is a perfect time to get outdoors with family, school classrooms and communities to enjoy the benefits of being active.
April 29, 2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary in Oakland, California, offers proof that it’s possible to improve indoor air quality by assigning a committed staff person or two to the task and supporting them to lead others through a series of small steps.
April 16, 2014
A growing body of research is shining more and more light on the role of play in children’s social, emotional and cognitive development.
April 9, 2014
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s report, “Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children,” examines opportunity for children across racial categories, with recommendations for schools.
April 2, 2014
SPARK has launched Fast Break videos for classroom teachers. The videos are fun and easy-to-use 5-minute physical activity breaks.
March 17, 2014
Many of us understand that physical activity is good for our bodies. But how many…
February 25, 2014
So, how to get the non-athlete up and moving ? Here are some tips for parents from the American Heart Association:
February 13, 2014
A new report by Active Living Research reviewed trends in sedentary behaviors among youth and their impact on obesity, including the differences based in age, gender, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status.