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Less than Two Weeks Left to WIN $30,000 and a New Playground!

Less than Two Weeks Left to WIN $30,000 and a New Playground!

Less Than Two Weeks Left to WIN $30,000 and a New Playground! Promote active, healthy lifestyles in school and at home, by entering the Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes, brought to you by Discovery Education and Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation’s Together Counts™ initiative.   Two Grand Prize Winners will receive a $30,000 grant and a new

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Achieve Energy Balance and Win $45k – Deadline 2/27/15

Byline: Judy Lem Reposted from the NAEYC Blog With Energy Balance Pre-K, Your Kids Can Be Smart From the Start! Calories in, calories out. It’s that simple. Energy Balance is the balance of calories consumed from foods and beverages (Energy In) with calories burned from physical activity (Energy Out). When we maintain Energy Balance over

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DEN Fit & Together Counts New Year’s Challenge

Byline: Alison Schleede It is that time of year again!  Time to make those New Year resolutions!  If getting fit is one of your resolutions, please read on! The challenge to is to complete more than 10,000 steps/day for 21 days in any 4 week period between January 1, 2015 and February 28, 2015. The DEN Fit’s New

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Why Be Active?

Byline: Jessica Donaldson While exploring the Energy Balance 101 curriculum from the Together Counts program, I came across a fun and important lesson for grades K-2 and 3-5. The lesson is entitled Why Be Active? and prompts students to think about the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle. The lesson plan’s “instant expert” section gives

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Achieving Energy Balance Together

Byline: Jessica Donaldson  Health education is one of those topics that we can all agree is needed. That happens in PE, right? It doesn’t have to just happen there. To be honest, it can’t continue to be treated as something that is only taught during PE. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control

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