Data from student-worn heart rate monitors and research about the positive impact physical education has on academic success convinced an IDEA Public Schools principal to make sure students who need
Originally published Feb. 21, 2018 in The Hechinger Report. By Lilian Mongeau APPLETON, Wisc. — Middle school students at Kaleidoscope Academy, a district charter school in Appleton, Wisconsin, are constantly
Students focused on heart rate training during physical education often break one of the longest-standing rules in education: no running in the school hallways. The students mean no disrespect to
Originally published Feb. 8, 2018 in Bethesda Magazine. BY BETHANY RODGERS Matt Slatkin and Shannon Spencer, two physical education teachers at Newport Mill Middle School in Kensington, are heading to Annapolis
Originally published Feb. 18, 2018 in The Daily Times. By Amy Beth Miller Leesa Taylor may be the only teacher who encourages students to use fidget spinners in her class.