Integrating movement throughout the school day is key to improving student success
Originally published May 23, 2018 by the University of South Carolina.
By Megan Sexton
Research shows a connection between movement and academic performance, with cognitive, behavioral and test performance all improving when students are physically active.
Yet school leaders don’t always recognize physical activity as a gateway to developing the whole child, and might see it merely as cutting into class time. Even in elementary schools with robust physical education programs, students are in PE class only once or twice a week. Read More