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Dance = Exercise + PE

Dance = Exercise + PE
Stuck on What to Do for PE? Dance for joy! Do you have kids who just aren't into sports? You've tried everything ... basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball ... nothing clicks. They just don't like anything related to PE and complain whenever you suggest the subject. Time to think outside the box for your fine arts credit! Dance in the Homeschool Dance in the homeschool can be as simple as playing Just Dance on the Wii daily for...
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School Strategy for Little (and not so little) Boys

School Strategy for Little (and not so little) Boys
When my boys were little, we took a lot of car trips. We would stop at almost every rest stop, and have the boys run races with Daddy. Sometimes they would throw the ball or chase the dog. The exercise seemed to get them settled down again, for another long stint in the car. We used the same strategies when the boys were doing high school work. We had them become involved with sports: soccer, swim...
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Guest — Lee
Hi Christy, I'm sure these strategies would work with kinesthetic girls, too, but it does seem like the majority of boys really d... Read More
Monday, 19 May 2008 08:48
Guest — Christy
I did this when they were younger. I'd have them go outside and run around the yard X times. Thanks for the reminder that I can s... Read More
Monday, 19 May 2008 05:25
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How do I Count PE?

How do I Count PE?
It probably depends on state law. If you have lenient laws, like Washington, it is the parent who determines what a credit is. I usually recommend that people count hours for PE, and decide how many hours they want to be one full credit. That is usually 120, 150, or 180 hours, depending on what the books you have read recommend <grin!> When counting hours, you can count ANYTHING THAT BREAKS A SWEAT. Many books say...
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