The Activity Works Blog

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Establishing Routines in the Classroom

November 28, 2012

"Routines are the backbone of daily classroom life. They facilitate teaching and learning…. Routines don’t just make your life easier, they save valuable classroom time. And what’s most important, efficient routines make it easier for students to learn [...]

Elevating the Dialogue around America’s Weight Issues

November 20, 2012

Childhood obesity. Obese. Fat. When we talk about the health complications associated with excess weight, many accept the first two words above as standard terminology in the discourse, but have a negative response to the third. The media is rife with [...]

#ActivityNow – Early Start Tips Scales in Obesity Fight

November 15, 2012

The best opportunity for obesity intervention may be during early childhood. So concludes a Swedish study, which recently presented findings from a study of behavioral obesity treatment targeting child groups of different ages. The research was conducted by [...]