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  • Physical Activity Across the School Day

    Physical Activity Across the School Day

    video.pbs.org/video/1581246473

    This episode takes a look at how schools across the metro are addressing the difficulties of increasing students' physical activity. This show and companion program guide includes featured segments on: A Rationale for Physical Activity at School; Going Green; Physical Education--Moving More of the Time; Getting More Out of Recess; Movement in the Classroom; and Before- and After-School Activities.

  • The Rise and Fall of PE in Schools

    The Rise and Fall of PE in Schools

    video.pbs.org/video/1587693269

    Host Nick Haines and his panel examine the obstacles and challenges facing schools in their battle against sedentary lifestyles and look at examples from area school districts that are reinventing physical education and increasing physical activity for students.

  • The Active Brain: How Daily Physical Education is Turning...

    The Active Brain: How Daily Physical Education is Turning...

    video.pbs.org/video/1154572905

    Making the mind-body connection is the goal of The Active Brain, a documentary that looks at the benefits for children engaging in daily physical education in school, and how through this class they are providing the brain the necessary connections it needs to be prepared to learn.

  • Movement Exploration: A Technique for Involving Young...

    Movement Exploration: A Technique for Involving Young...

    video.pbs.org/video/1591413583

    This training manual and DVD were created to help pre-kindergarten classroom teachers integrate learning and physical activity through movement exploration. Included are an introduction to movement exploration, samples of basic and intermediate movement problems, and tips for preparing the environment and presenting movement problems that result in physical activity.

  • CCROPP Walking School Bus

    CCROPP Walking School Bus

    video.pbs.org/video/2315975351

    The walking school bus is a program that has been implemented at the elementary schools to encourage the children and families to be physically active and allow them to engage in physical activity. Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program helps to create healthier communities in the San Joaquin Valley that support healthy eating & active living.

  • Gross National Happiness in the Kingdom of Bhutan

    Gross National Happiness in the Kingdom of Bhutan

    video.pbs.org/video/2365027190

    Lyonpo Yeshey Zimba, Minister of Works and Human Settlement, Bhutan, discusses using Gross National Happiness as an alternative to the Gross National Product. In addition to economic activity, the Gross National Happiness measures factors such as cultural integrity, conservation, governance, physical and mental health, community values and education in the small, mountainous country.

  • Electronic Medical Records

    Electronic Medical Records

    video.pbs.org/video/1530272582

    Find out why electronic medical records mean good news. Also, how the computer can be a great communication tool for parents. Plus, how puzzles can play a huge role in the development of your child`s cognitive, social and physical skills.

  • Pre-Kindergarten Activity and Nutrition Pilot Program

    Pre-Kindergarten Activity and Nutrition Pilot Program

    video.pbs.org/video/1592062515

    The American Dietetics Association National Conference poster and video provide an overview of this "Childhood Obesity Prevention Program for Pre-Kindergarten Children at Head Start Programs." The purpose of this program was to conduct a 9-month evaluation of a targeted minimal intervention program to decrease the risk of obesity by increasing physical activity, and offering healthier snacks.

  • Making Summer Active

    Making Summer Active

    video.pbs.org/video/2140382312

    Learn about the Devil Pups summer program that takes kids off their lazy chairs to a full physical and mental workout set to enhance their leadership skills.

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