Discover the link between physical activity and academic success!
Research shows that regular physical activity helps children perform better in school. This inspiring book illustrates how to integrate movement within classroom instruction, ranging from short activity breaks to curriculum-enhancing games. Readers will find:
- User-friendly, research-based information on how physical activity affects the brain
- Hundreds of movement activities that can be easily implemented in the classroom, including many requiring two minutes or less
- Discussion of how movement can contribute to classroom management and community
- Case studies showing how combining physical activity and academics contributes to successful learning