Michelle Obama Discusses Childhood Obesity

July 20th, 2010

Here at SPARK, we closely watch First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign. A few years ago, the Obamas’ pediatrician suggested that they pay more attention to their children’s’ health, and the First Lady began to realize the incredible obesity issue among America’s youth. AOL Health interviews Mrs. Obama about childhood obesity and the changes […]

SPARKfamily.org Update 07/10: Physical Education and the iPad

July 19th, 2010

New Dynamic Rubric for iPad: It’s mid-summer and although we’re not trying to get you back to school too soon, we do want you to be prepared when the time comes. So, we’ve added the first of our new iPad features for a handful of 3-6 Instructional Units. Check out our new Dynamic Rubrics and […]

Physical Education vs. Physical Activity

July 19th, 2010

This week Michelle Obama hosted a live chat and took questions from the field as they announced the new look to the Let’s Move! website. This movement has been exceptional way to raise awareness and a call to action to improve the health of our families in this country. One disturbing piece of information continues […]