February, 2011 | Spark PE
 

Mission Possible for Your Program

February 23rd, 2011

“If you don’t know where you’re going, how will you know when you’ve arrived?” This statement is obviously pre-GPS technology, but I think you know where we’re going with this… At SPARK, we’re big believers in instructional alignment.  Sure, we have Standards, benchmarks, yearly plans, assessment tools, and activities, pedagogy, and equipment to coordinate.  Sheesh, […]

Let’s Move Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

February 15th, 2011

People often ask “What is Let’s Move! really doing?”  Well, as the First Lady has often said:  “We won’t solve our problems just by passing laws in Washington.  We know that stopping childhood obesity isn’t the job of just the government, or doctors, or community organizations.  We all have a role to play.” Let’s Move! […]

3 More Nutrition Education Questions Answered…

February 15th, 2011

This week we’re excited to feature three more nutrition education questions answered by our partner Healthy Kids Challenge- enjoy! 1) Can what I eat (as a teacher) affect what my kids eat? Yes, it can and it does! Research tells us that being a positive role model is important if we want to change behaviors. […]

New Obesity Statistics Widget

February 11th, 2011

The United States is facing a child obesity epidemic and now, more than ever, needs people and organizations to step forward to change our path of self destruction. The technology exists to focus the world’s talents, creativity, and expertise on solving the problem that has cost our nation trillions of dollars over the past decade in health care costs. The combination of a grassroots movement and innovative ideas for reversing obesity will save our country money, lives, and keep our kids healthy.