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Discussions on School Re-Entry Zoom Meeting: A Candid Talk About Student Physical Activity, Wellness and Emotional Concernsby Fit and Fun Playscapes on 1 commentAs districts across the world struggle to open schools safely while considering the important physical activity, wellness, and emotional needs of its students, Fit and Fun Playscapes has collected a diverse team of educational professionals to discuss concerns, give tips, and offer insights to assist in district decision-making. View our speakers and the topics we discussed on August 13, 2020, by scrolling below! CHECK OUT THE FULL WEBINAR HERE....
by Fit and Fun Playscapes on 0 commentsBeth Sibik is a physical education/wellness teacher for the Winchendon School District in Massachusetts. She has worked in the district for 21 years. The district has decided to cut the unified arts programs for the fall semester. She has written a letter to the district, which has been posted in a private Facebook group.
by Fit and Fun Playscapes on 6 commentsIn the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has warned that state aid for public schools could be slashed by 20%. The impact of these cuts will linger for years, particularly for those already hit the hardest: teachers, who are beginning to see job losses mount, and kids in poor areas, where schools often provide the only...
by Fit and Fun Playscapes on 0 commentsWith kids getting more and more screen time each and every day, breaks for physical activity are becoming more and more important. But how to get kids engaged in activities that teach life skills and promote physical activity? Some schools are turning to low-tech, high-energy alternatives reminiscent of yesteryears. But with a total update. Large scale, colorful games that bring diverse physical opportunities for...