Fitness & Academics

How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas? 460 345 FIT Academy

How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas?

You are busy this summer planning and reworking lessons — adding, adjusting, and tweaking. Here’s something to think about, fast forward to fall: We know students do plenty of listening…

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FIT Academy to Consider Adopting ASCD’s Whole Child Model 224 225 FIT Academy

FIT Academy to Consider Adopting ASCD’s Whole Child Model

At the regularly scheduled board meeting on December 14th, the FIT Academy board will consider adoption of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)’s Whole Child school model. For…

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Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices 620 349 FIT Academy

Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

When presented with new material, standards, and complicated topics, we need to be focused and calm as we approach our assignments. We can use brain breaks and focused-attention practices to…

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Can Running Make You Smarter? 1024 384 FIT Academy

Can Running Make You Smarter?

To strengthen your mind, you may first want to exert your leg muscles, according to a sophisticated new experiment involving people, mice and monkeys. The study’s results suggest that long-term…

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