Active Academics® was featured in the April 2015 edition of the Let's Move Active Schools Email Newsletter

DYK: After 20 minutes of physical activity, students perform better on tests? As your school is busy with state tests, check these tips to stay healthy during testing time and encourage your students to move during the school day by utilizing physical activity breaks as instant activities during classroom transition times and by integrating physical activity into academic concepts. Get started now with this helpful resourc:

Active Academics® provides practical classroom physical activity ideas that can be integrated into regular classroom content areas. Active Academics® also includes:

Recess and lunchtime break activities that are appropriate for large groups in large spaces.
Physical Education enhancement activities.

You can search the Let's Move! Active Schools Resource Database to find additional ideas for integrating physical activity into lessons.



Active Academics®: Learning on the Move - WVDE Teacher Training - Pipestem State Park, WV (2015)

Active Academics®: Learning on the Move - McDowell County Teacher Workshop - McDowell County, WV (2014)

Active Academics®: Learning on the Move - KidStrong Conference - Charleston, WV (2014)

Active Academics®: Getting Kids up and Moving! - SHAPE America Convention - St. Louis, MO (2014)

Comprehensive School Physical Activity: A Blueprint for Fostering Active Children - Texas A&M (2012)

Active Academics®: Connecting Physical Activity with Learning - Harrisburg, PA (2011)