Physical Activity and Learning After School
The PAL Program
Edited by Paula J. Schwanenflugel and Phillip D. Tomporowski
HardcoverPaperbacke-bookprint + e-book
December 12, 2017
ISBN 9781462532681Price: $80.00
Size: 7" x 10"
The reproducible materials can be downloaded and printed in PDF format.
Every school day, more than 10 million children attend after-school programs in the United States. This book provides a research-based blueprint for offering students in grades 1-5 innovative programming that combines intensive physical activity and social–emotional skills development with academic enrichment in reading, mathematics, and social studies. Presented is an integrative approach that has been developed and tested to meet the needs of all students, including those in high-poverty schools. The volume includes explicit guidance for setting up a program, implementing cognitively engaging physical games and learning activities, working effectively with mixed-age groups, and monitoring outcomes. Reproducible forms and lesson plans can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8½“ x 11” size.