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Health and Fittness Links

SHAPE America

What is best practice? What are the expected student outcomes? What standards should students be striving to meet? This website offers info for teachers and families. 

Kids Health, an informational resource

Kids Health provides a lot of information with some ways to check your health knowledge! Play the Mission Nutrition game to learn about healthy eating choices.

My Plate

This interactive site offers a variety of games, information, etc. Have fun exploring! 

Articles About Health and Fitness

How Not to Talk to a Child Who is Overweight

The stigma associated with being overweight can be more harmful than the excess weight. We have to be very careful how we discuss weight with children.

Activity Trackers Don't Always Work the Way We Want Them To

One study's results suggest activity trackers may have a negative affect on children's attitudes about exercise.

Exercise Is ADHD Medication

Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.