Your colleagues chimed in with easy, actionable tips for sneaking fitness into your school day. Finding the time to hit the gym can be a challenge, especially when you’re a busy educator. Your days, evenings and weekends are already crammed full. And even if you can find the time, sometimes finding the energy to exercise… Read more »
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All students and school employees have the right to a great public school that fosters a safe and healthy learning and work environment – and that includes Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ). Poor IEQ is caused by a variety of harmful factors, including: mold, poor ventilation, chemicals, extreme temperatures, asbestos, and other pollutants that negatively impact the… Read more »
From stubborn whiteboard stains to mystery sticky spots, teachers share resourceful ideas to quickly clean classroom messes. As you look around your beloved classroom, are you annoyed that your desks are dirty, you have crayon on your walls and there are Sharpie stains on your whiteboard? Your fellow educators, inherently creative and infinitely resourceful, have… Read more »
Traditional school breakfast models can be limiting to students if breakfast is only offered in the cafeteria before the first bell. An effective, alternative method of boosting breakfast participation is to make it a part of the school day via the Grab and Go breakfast model.
The National Education Association (NEA) is guided by the mantra “A Great Public School for Every Student,” while NEA Healthy Futures is committed to “Improving Schools, Improving Lives.” Each motto offers the vison of a society where all students have equal access and opportunity to lead successful lives. Unfortunately, the fact remains; the journey to… Read more »
This is the second post in a two part series on the important role that educators play when positively impacting the emotional, psychological, and physical well-being of children in their care. Well-being best practices: Integrated Self Model and Self Across the Curriculum Proven best practices are available to educators that effectively combine well-being into classroom curricula.
Whether you are interested in doing something in your classroom, school-wide, district-wide or community-based, there are lots of ways you can help address student hunger where you live. Find ideas for student hunger related projects in this brochure.
Do you need a different and engaging way to motivate students? We have the perfect source for you! Our friend Mike Kuczala has some thoughts to share with you from his TEDx talk about The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning through Movement.