Kids RunningPhysical Education: The Key to Success in the Classroom?

In many high schools, students choose activities that interest them. When kids experience the joy and benefits of personalized training, rock climbing, hiking, yoga, dance, and other non-traditional sports, they become empowered to take control of their own fitness, igniting an interest in being physically active for life.

At Tahoma High School in Washington, students can opt in to an outdoor academy where physical education, literature, and environmental science are taught as an integrated unit, which might include reading the novel "A River Runs Through It" while trout fishing and studying the biology of water systems.

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