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.
How Physical Fitness May Promote School Success is from The New York Times.
Exercise ‘boosts academic performance’ of teenagers is a report from the BBC on an important study.
Exercise Can Improve Long-Term Memory is from Psy Blog.
Physical Exercise Beefs Up the Brain is from Brain Facts.
Scientists Discover Why Exercise Makes You Smarter is from Psychology Today.
This is obviously not a complete list, and I hope readers can suggest more resources.
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