Exercise is Important for Everyone, Especially People with Disabilities

Exercise is Important for Everyone, Especially People with Disabilities

(BPT) – No matter how old or out of shape you think you are, it is never too late to add more physical activity to your life. Regular and consistent exercise can: * Help you control your weight. Along with healthy diet, exercise plays an important role

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Inclusive Playgrounds: How Play Helps All Children Learn

Inclusive Playgrounds: How Play Helps All Children Learn

(BPT) – What do children learn through play? Play helps children grow and learn – how they move, how their muscles work, their tactile senses, vision and hearing, all develop as they play. And physical learning contributes to cognitive development, as children hone their motor skills and

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6 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent of Kids with Allergies Should Know

6 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent of Kids with Allergies Should Know

(BPT) – For kids who live with allergies and asthma, back-to-school can spell trouble with symptoms. Late summer/early fall is the height of ragweed season. When you add in exposure to environmental factors found in school classrooms, playing fields and eating areas, you have the perfect recipe

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The Benefits of Music Instruction for Young Learners

The Benefits of Music Instruction for Young Learners

Many children are introduced to music instruction at school. After being introduced to band, chorus and various instruments, students may be eager to explore music. Young students are often introduced to the recorder or ukulele in the early grades and then given the opportunity to join primary

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Food Allergy Epidemic: An Escalating Problem

Food Allergy Epidemic: An Escalating Problem

(StatePoint) Thirty-two million Americans are now living with food allergies, according to new data published by The Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open and Pediatrics. This equates to roughly one in 10 adults and one in 13 children (or about two in every classroom). What’s

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5 Classroom Technologies Making Learning Easy and Fun

5 Classroom Technologies Making Learning Easy and Fun

(StatePoint) New technologies being introduced into the classroom are making learning easy, fun, and engaging, and are transforming education in the following ways: 1. Virtual Reality. More educators are turning to VR to provide immersive experiences for students and bring the curriculum to life. Whether it’s to

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