Teaching the Whole Student

Ann Neilson, Department chair of the Physical Education Department, discussed what she does in her winter sports class to teach the whole child. She came up with five dimensions for this: social, physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual (SPIES). For the social aspect Neilson has her students socialize with one another. They form groups early on … Continue reading Teaching the Whole Student


Extra-curriculars, Part-time Jobs, and More

Studies have actually shown that physical activity not only makes a healthy body but it can also make a healthy mind. So the question is why are we cutting programs that keep our students active? If what we want are better test scores then why not increase funding or at least the amount of time … Continue reading Extra-curriculars, Part-time Jobs, and More