Research shows physical activity improves focus and creativity. Recess and physical education are ways for learners to exercise, which is essential for increasing oxygen flow to the brain and brain cell growth. Incorporating movement in different ways during the school day can make students less fidgety and more focused, enhance Physical Fitness, and improve Short- and Long-term Memory and retrieval.
Watch how this school combines language arts with physical activity. Students can play games, walk, or jog while discussing their assignments or before returning to the class to write. As a result, students become healthier, learn better, improve their focus and Attention, and enhance their Social Awareness & Relationship Skills.