Research shows that regular physical activity helps children perform better in school. This inspiring book illustrates how to integrate movement within classroom instruction, ranging from short activity breaks to curriculum-enhancing games. Readers will find:
User-friendly, research-based information on how physical activity affects the brain;
Hundreds of movement activities that can be easily implemented in the classroom, including many requiring two minutes or less;
Discussion of how movement can contribute to classroom management and community;
Case studies showing how combining physical activity and academics contributes to successful learning.