60 Why We Should Not Cut P.E.
Stewart G. Trost and Hans van der Mars
Research documents the link between
physical activity and school performance.
66 Saving Marvin Sweettooth
Students learned a lot about nutrition when
they debated how to help a fictitious 13-year-
old with a very real problem.
70 A Place for Healthy Risk-Taking
This wellness program prompts adolescents
encountering challenges to reach beyond their
initial reaction of “I just can’t do that.”
75 A Bully-Free School
Wendy W. Murawski, Jennifer Lockwood,
Abbie Khalili, and Adrienne Johnston
A middle school finds that lunch clubs,
tolerance exercises, and class discussions
about diversity build a healthier school
80 Health Care for All
A school starts a 100-percent campaign
with the aim to find needed health care
for all of its families.
82 First Steps to a Healthier School
Simple changes in routine energize kids on
the playground and in the classroom.
84 How We Fight Teen Drinking
A rural school district tackles alcohol abuse
with a Choices program.
5 Vital Connections
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The Art and Science of Teaching
86 When Students Track
Robert J. Marzano
What Research Says About…
88 School Meals and Learning
Jane L. David
The Principal Connection
90 Principal as Parachute
Thomas R. Hoerr
91 Index to Advertisers
92 A Bridge to
William M. Ferriter
94 ASCD Community in Action
What readers say about EL and news of
ASCD’s Healthy School Initiative.
96 EL Online
Online exclusives and
notes from our blog.
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