Teaching That Engages the BODY, BRAIN & BEING

2017 Healthy Schools Summit gets GROOVY! In March, the South East Education Cooperative's Healthy Schools Program combined efforts with PartnerSHIP 4 Health, N.D. Department of Health and Dakota Medical Foundation to do something a bit different for this year's Healthy Schools Summit. With intel from colleagues in the field, a decision was made to bring... Continue Reading →

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YMCA Afterschool Program Is Jazzing up Gym Time

Knowing what to do when you enter a gym space, eliminating guesswork and becoming more self-sufficient Gym time to some kids means throwing balls, chasing each other, and running wild! To after school program teachers, gym time can mean chaos and confusion. I have never been the athletic type, and I am definitely not a... Continue Reading →

Potlucks. Parties. Holidays. OH MY!

How do we keep our family healthy, active and able to fight off those holiday pounds and bouts of laziness? by Keely Ihry, SEEC Healthy Schools Program Coordinator Work potlucks. Family get-togethers. Holiday parties. Church programs. Cookies. Classroom or daycare celebrations. Band concerts. Community events. Food. More food. The holiday season is a favorite time of... Continue Reading →

Cultural Awareness during the Holidays

Examining levels on the Cultural Proficiency Continuum By Kerri Whipple, SEEC Director of ELL Programs With holiday celebrations upon us, now is a good time for all schools to reflect on their sensitivity to the needs of their student body. One way to discuss this with staff is to use a cultural proficiency continuum. In... Continue Reading →

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