- More time spent exercising in their target heart rate zones,
- Improved scores on mandatory fitness assessments, and
- Better classroom behavior, engagement and improved academic progress
IDEA Public Schools Help Students Improve Academically by Maintaining Commitment to Physical Fitness as Complement to Classroom Learning
Teachers and administrators at IDEA Public Schools use PE heart rate training as an essential tool in helping students improve their academic performance.
Throughout IDEA’s network, students manage their physical fitness by wearing IHT Zone wrist heart rate monitors. By analyzing that data collected through the heart rate monitors and analyzed with the IHT Spirit System software throughout the year, PE Curriculum Manager Eren Kirskey and IDEA’s PE teachers see students improve in key metrics. Principals and classroom teachers have noticed as well. At several IDEA campuses, leadership has changed its approach to addressing academic interventions for students struggling academically. Read More