Health and Wellness
Healthy kids learn better!
The link between nutrition, physical education and academic achievement is strong. Poor nutrition and hunger interfere with cognitive function. Research on the benefits of school breakfast programs found improvement in students’ ability to concentrate in the classroom and increases in test scores.
Alternatives to Using Food As a Reward
Breakfast in the Classroom
Healthy Classroom Parties - NEW RESOURCES
WebMD article about a study lending support for cutting back on sugary treats at school birthday parties
Recess Before Lunch
Maine School Health Programs