B3: Brain, Body, Behavior is a multi-media curriculum that helps students develop their fundamental motor skills.
By incorporating B3 activities into K-6 school settings, educators can help students develop the fundamental motor skills to spark their brains, build their bodies, and improve their behavior to increase academic performance.
Based on brain-body research, B3 physical activities can help enhance:
The B3 program activities are designed to be easily implemented in a variety of settings. Follow along with animated cards and program videos or use the instructor guide to include physical activity in your everyday lessons.
Combine physical education with STEM and what do you get? STEM Sports®—a new line of educational programs for K-8. Get students actively involved with hands-on lessons to foster collaboration and develop problem-solving skills.
You can help students develop critical thinking, collaboration, and creative problem-solving skills that can be applied throughout their lives, including in a STEM-related career. Every module comes with a list of jobs related to the lessons.
Larry C. Kennedy's After-School Program has integrated STEM Sports® programs and teachers are seeing amazing results: Watch 2-minute video.
Browse the STEM Sports® programs by a specific age or sport:
How can you encourage your community to be physically active? Create a culture of play using the great outdoors with the Come Out and Play (COAP) program, developed by the Michigan Recreation & Park Association.
Who can use Come Out and Play? The program is designed for schools, community centers, parks and recreation agencies, and youth groups.
Highlights of the program include:
We've been hearing a lot more about learning loss since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are resources to help you learn about the difference between summer learning loss, COVID-19 learning loss, and what we can do to overcome these hurdles. Help youth in your community learn how to lead healthy lives.