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Physical Activity is a Tool for Academic and Scholastic Achievement

Research suggests a positive relationship between physical activity and school success in children and youth according to the new ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Read the report here: participACTION.com/reportcard The experts agree, and have made this statement for all Canadian kids: For better brain health, all children and youth should […]

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Change Recess by Encouraging Students to Take on Leadership Roles

Recess is a very important time for students to reap the benefits of physical activity and to build strong social skills through play experiences.  However, many students are not getting an adequate amount of physical activity during this time.  What’s more, recess can also be a time where instances of negative behavior and bullying can […]

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Will Your School Garden Grow?

School gardens can open a world of learning experiences, all connected to curriculum learning outcomes, and focusing on a range of topics such as ecosystems, plant growth and change, and weather. It also touches on environmental factors, soil, living things, communities, human activities, patterns, and measurement. Gardens also provide numerous experiences that develop and reinforce […]

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