Integrating Physical Activity Into the School Day
This workshop is designed for classroom teachers, physical educators, specialists, and administrators that are interested in integrating physical activity in the school setting. Evidence-based research will be presented on the positive impact of physical activity on academic performance, behavior, and overall health and wellness. Participants will learn a step-by-step process to increase physical activity opportunities. Resources and tools will also be shared.
1. Participants will identify the importance of physical activity for students throughout the school day.
2. Participants will identify how to integrate physical activity into the school day.
3. Participants will develop a plan to increase physical activity opportunities in a school/district.