Study: reading comprehension performance significantly better after exercise.

“Single, acute bouts of moderately-intense aerobic exercise (i.e., walking) may improve the cognitive control of attention…and further supports the use of moderate acute exercise as a contributing factor for increasing attention and academic performance.” Read more here:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2667807/

31+ Days of Winter Activities for Kids (with Printable List!)

by Jean Van’t Hul for artfulparent.com Looking for winter activities for kids? Here are lots of fun winter crafts, outdoor snow ideas, winter art activities & winter picture books. Updated December 2021 It’s winter here in the northern hemisphere which means it’s time for sledding, ice skating, building snowmen, hot chocolate, and, perhaps, more indoor activities than usual. Here’s more than 31…

Thank You Teachers by Dan Rather

There has been so much upheaval, so much sadness, so many reasons to be dejected and deterred. And yet every day, across this vast and diverse country, women and men get up and set about on one of the most important tasks facing our nation —inspiring and educating our children. Whenever I feel myself sliding into despair I think about…

25 Amazing Activities For 8-Year-Olds

By Alison Vrana for teachingexpertise.com All parents and elementary teachers know that keeping kids occupied in an educational manner requires creative thinking and planning. Kids love learning about new things through fun art activities, movement, field trips, and more, but, for parents and teachers, coming up with new ideas can be tiresome. We’re here to take the thinking out of…

Reading Is The Foundation Of Learning

By Neha Jain for BW Education The adage perfectly encapsulates the importance of fostering a reading habit. Books are the best companion one can have in life. They are a powerhouse of knowledge and foundation of learning. This is precisely why reading is crucial for kids. Reading boosts a kid’s self esteem and adds wings to their imagination. It also…

10 Best Thanksgiving Movies That Your Kids Will Love

By Adam Lowe for collider.com Turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and gravy, and all the fun of the little kids’ table. Be honest, we all know that the little kid table is always the coolest and most fun place to be for Thanksgiving. They get away with everything, they have the best conversations, and they certainly…