I’ve recently read some articles on how physical exercise helps students learn, and thought I’d put together a related “The Best…” list. However, I only have a few resources now, and I’m sure there are plenty others out there. I’m hoping readers will contribute more (I, of course, will give you credit for ones I add to this list).
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Here are my choices for The Best Resources On How Exercise Helps Learning:
How Exercise Fuels the Brain is from The New York Times.
How Exercise Jogs the Brain is from Scientific American.
Bikes, Balls in Class: How Phys Ed Transformed One School is from ABC News.
Exercise Helps Students in the Classroom is from NPR.
A Fit Body Means a Fit Mind is from Edutopia.
Phys Ed: Can Exercise Make Kids Smarter? is from The New York Times.
Morning exercise to spark kids’ learning is from CBC News.
How Exercise Could Lead to a Better Brain seems quite interesting and useful.
How Exercise Can Jog the Memory is a report on a recent study, and it was written up in The New York Times.
This is obviously not a complete list, and I hope readers can suggest more resources.
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