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- - The destination of this program is to empower children and families to make healthy choices through the use of educationally sound concepts by using fun imaginative "traffic" metaphors. Through innovative lessons, classroom materials and collaborative support from your master teacher, Wendy Cooper, Healthy Highway can be an excellent tool to assist your organization/school to a road of healthy eating and active lifestyle choices.
- Registration begins September 12, 2012 - Free stacking stuff and Guinness World Record fun for your whole school! The World Sport Stacking Association (WSSA) is looking to set a new Guinness World Record for "Most People Sport Stacking at Multiple Locations in One Day." The number to beat is 412,259 set last year on Guinness World Records Day. Schools and organizations can register online beginning September 12th and receive a free set of STACK UP! Speed Stacks, poster, stickers for each participant, official STACK UP! Idea Guide, and tips on how to STACK UP! for a good cause. The commitment: 25 or more stackers who will each stack at least 30 minutes any time on Thursday, November 15th.
- - To help future physical education teachers understand how they can use the PECAT to analyze and improve physical education curricula, CDC developed a free training guide, Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool: A Guide for Physical Education Teacher Preparation Programs in Institutions of Higher Education.
- - The PECAT is now available both in print and an interactive online version. The online version guides you through each step of the process, allowing you to save your responses while working, calculate your module scores automatically, and develop your plan for improvement through a secure, user-friendly system. It also enables you to archive previous versions of the PECAT for future use, and lets you print and share scorecards and results with team members, administrators, and others. Scroll to the bottom of the page.
- - This online course is designed to introduce teachers to the benefits of a school garden program; help them identify ways to build support for developing a garden; create a vision, theme, and design; and distinguish the best curriculum for incorporation into their classroom.
- Go Girl Go Grant Program - The Women's Sports Foundation created its GoGirlGo! program to give girls, particularly those in underserved communities, access to physical activity. GoGirlGo! gives girls the confidence they need to become the next generation of healthy and successful leaders. GoGirlGo! grants provide funding for sports/physical activity programs for girls ages 5-18. These programs must combine athletic instruction with the delivery of the GoGirlGo! curriculum by qualified adults.
- Fuel Up Breakfast Grant - The Fuel Up Breakfast Grants program is sponsored by General Mills Foodservice as part of a partnership effort with National Dairy Council® to help improve student access to high-quality, nutritious foods at school. This grant specifically targets breakfast, providing funds to help schools improve or expand their breakfast programs with an emphasis on alternative breakfast options that are sustainable.
- - As children age their habits solidify. Good nutrition and plenty of physical activity are key to a young child's growth and development. The early years of childhood – from birth to age 5 – is a critical period for the development of these healthy behaviors that can have a lifelong impact on a child's quality of life.
- - funds school improvement projects initiated by parents in recognition of the importance of parent involvement in education. The maximum award is $5,000 and both K–12 schools, including charter, parochial, and private, and parent groups associated with a nonprofit K–12 school are eligible. The deadline to apply is October 12, 2012.
- SEE WHAT COULD BE® Student Health Education Program Continues to teach, encourage healthy vision habits - now expanded for middle school educators
- - The Healthy Breakfast-4-Kids (HB4K) goal is to create and improve access to breakfast in schools nationwide as a means to lessen the huge negative impact of hungry children across our nation. The grants will support high needs schools for the purpose of implementing universal breakfast in the classroom programs. Multiple grants of $2,500 will be awarded to select applicants. Schools with at least 40% of students enrolled in free or reduced lunch programs are eligible to apply.
- - Inactivity among children ages 6 to 12 declined slightly from 4.6 million youngsters in 2010 to 4.5 million in 2011; inactivity among ages 13 to 17 remained fairly flat. Read More.
- - This video showcases youth leadership at all ages and provides inspirational examples of youth taking charge of bullying prevention and intervention in their communities nationwide. Sign up to receive your very own Stop Bullying Toolkit complete with comic books, videos, activity guides, resource kits, and a flash drive loaded with tip sheets and posters in English and Spanish! If you have any questions about them or would like to acquire them, please contact Stephanie Waties at (202) 518-6488 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- - Simple fitness tests, most of which you can do at home, will clue you in to your heart strength, balance, and flexibility and give you a blueprint for improvement.
- Interesting Article - Researchers found that of more than 1,700 teens, those who played on at least two sports teams per year were 22 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than those who did not. Those who walked or biked to school four to five times per week were 33 percent less likely to have weight problems.
- 23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health? -