The Activity Works Blog

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Case Study: Bronx Physical Therapist Creates Active Classrooms

July 10, 2013

PS 112X, Bronx, NY Principal: Ms. Barnes Program Lead: Ms. Bali-Keys, Physical Therapist Classroom Teacher: Ms. Coletti Physical therapists understand that motor ability can be cultivated and improved just like academic performance. That makes them the [...]

Making the Most of Limited Classroom Resources

January 3, 2013

Limited classroom resources are cause for concern for many schools, often creating a scenario in which teachers use their personal funds to supply their room. In fact, a recent infographic from Take Part claims that teachers spend roughly $3 billion per year [...]

Creating and Enforcing Wellness Policies

December 7, 2012

In a 2009 study funded by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, the implementation and enforcement of school wellness policies in American schools were studied in-depth. As you undoubtedly know, wellness policies were designated [...]