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Full Year 2013 - Physical Activity


Miami-Dade County Public Schools is All in for Physical Activity

Let's Move!, Physical Activity, School, Youth | December, 11 2013

By: Alberto M. Carvalho, Superintendent, Miami-Dade County Public Schools

The 350,000 students of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) deserve the opportunity to be physically active where they live, learn and play. We know that having early, positive experiences with physical activity sets students on the course for life. Daily physical activity not only helps children stay healthy, it can also enhance important skills like concentration and problem-solving, which can improve academic performance and promote success in the classroom—and in life.

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Let’s Move! Active Schools Is Making Strides Nationwide

Let's Move!, Physical Activity, School | October, 24 2013

By: AJ Pearlman, Associate Director for Policy, Let’s Move!

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Kicking Off the 2013 Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Series

Let's Move!, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Youth | July, 12 2013

By: Kelsey Donohue, Office of Communication and Outreach, U.S. Department of Education

“To make your dreams come true, it takes hard work,” Michelle Kwan said to a room of young learners at the kick-off of this year’s Let’s Read! Let’s Move! summer enrichment series at the U.S. Department of Education. The Olympic figure skater and member of the President’s Council on Fitness reminded them that it’s important to “practice, practice, practice.”

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Fathers, Families & Fitness

Fitness, Fitness Tips, Physical Activity | June, 11 2013

By: Cornell McClellan, Member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

As a personal trainer, I’ve always placed a priority on maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle. And, when I became a father and then a grandfather, I knew that I owed it to myself and my family to dedicate extra attention to the way I treated my personal health. My wellbeing was not just about me anymore; it was about the loved ones who would count on me to be there as a father, grandfather, husband and best friend.

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PCFSN Announces Expansion of I Can Do It, You Can Do It!

Disability, Physical Activity | June, 6 2013

By: PCFSN Staff

The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition announced phase two of the I Can Do It, You Can Do It! (ICDI) program at a Presidential Active Lifestyle Awards (PALA+) ceremony for more than 1,200 students with disabilities in Miami, Florida.

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