Advocacy in Action...wellness updates
Reading materials.....Neuroscience and Physical Education
The Twelve Brain Rules by John Medina: There is an excellent chapter regarding the cognitive effects of exercise and the brain.
Fit kids - Smarter Kids by Jeff Galloway and go to www.jeffgalloway.com and look at the research. Parents this is a powerful message.
Visit NASPE's Let's Move in School website (www.letsmoveinschool.org) to connect with new research report on Physical Education and enhanced academic performance
And the new field of research titled, Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John Ratey. Read about Naperville High School and find out how they are raising Math and Reading scores through creative scheduling of Physical Education immediately before math and reading classes.