Health & Wellness


As we venture even farther into the 21st century, we continue to understand the connection between a healthy, active child and his or her ability to learn. 21st Century Learning advises us to take a holistic approach to learning. You simply can’t separate the body and the mind. That’s why we present a wide array of articles and resources on physical education, nutrition and wellness.

When School is Out Summer Meals Matter

As the school year is winding down, do you ever consider what students who rely on school meals will do for food over the summer months? Will they have healthy, nutritious meals and snacks to keep th... Read More...

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Bringing Wellness Initiatives to Melmark New England

Melmark New England celebrates its 20th anniversary this year as a premier human service provider with a private special education school, professional development, training, and research center. Ove... Read More...

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Where's the PE Teacher? The Evolution and Case of Physical Education

Take a step inside physical education class at Marjorie Rawlings Elementary in Pinellas County, Florida and you’ll see one common theme: movement! Three times per week, students participate in h... Read More...

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A New Look for Nutrition Facts and What It Means

The Nutrition Facts food label is getting a makeover. More than 20 years since its debut, the label is catching up to current thinking in nutrition science as well as the reality of how people eat an... Read More...

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More than Muffins and Milk Kickstart Students’ Success with Breakfast After the Bell

As former teachers, we know the importance of caring for each and every one of our students. But what happens when some kids don’t have access to the same essential elements as others? Read More...

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Managing Food Allergies Requires a Comprehensive Approach

Food allergy management is a hot topic in many school districts each year, but myths and misinformation can make food allergy management even more of a challenge.  Read More...

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3 TIPS TO BECOME ONE OF AMERICA'S HEALTHIEST SCHOOLS

As educators, it’s our responsibility to ensure students reach their full potential—in school and in life. At Robert C. Hatch High School, we strive to create a challenging learning environment that ... Read More...

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FOOTBALL IN THE SOUTH THE CULTURE AND THE RISKS

Football fever runs deep in the South —  from high school to the NFL. Alabama to Florida, to Georgia and the Carolinas, the Gulf States, Tennessee and Kentucky, and onto the Virginias, this national ... Read More...

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