Put the physical in education

October 17, 2014

By Gretchen Reynolds When confronted with an overly active child, many exasperated teachers and parents respond the same way: “Sit still!” It might be more effective, though, to encourage the […]

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Study: Children who are physically fit have enhanced language skills

June 20, 2014

Physically fit children are not only healthier, they have faster and more robust neuro-electrical brain responses while reading, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Illinois. […]

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When kids exercise more, their grades might rise too

March 5, 2013

One key to better grades in the classroom may lie in the gym or on the playground, a new study finds. The research, to be published in an upcoming issue […]

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