STEAM YOUR WAY INTO A BOKS CLASS – GET MOVING WHILE INTRODUCING STEAM CONCEPTS!
STEAM formerly known as STEM is an approach to learning that incorporates science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics, across the curriculum. Educators throughout the world are using STEAM concepts in their classrooms. These concepts are helping to promote problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, curiosity, decision making, leadership, entrepreneurship, acceptance of failure and more. These [...] Read More
THE MANY BENEFITS OF BEING ON A TEAM
Often when you think of a team and kids, you think of competition. In fact, when I looked up the definition of “team” I got this: “a group of players forming one side in a competitive game or sport.” When you think of BOKS – it is a place where we focus not only on [...] Read More
5 Advantages to Creating A Leadership Program for Students
As an adult, have you had the privilege of watching youth take on leadership roles? It is inspiring to see just what these young leaders are capable of. And they are not just leaders of tomorrow, they are leaders of TODAY. Often it is the students who are the quietest, who you don’t necessarily expect [...] Read More
Functional Fitness: What? Why? And How?
Functional fitness is a way of training that prepares the body to move and function in everyday life without getting injured. Functional fitness movements and skills are meant to mimic activities we perform in everyday life. The movements that the general population perform daily include walking, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, lunging and core movements. By [...] Read More
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CAN YOU HELP US FIND OUR NEXT DEFENDER OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AWARD WINNER? BOKS TO AWARD $10,000 TO EXEMPLARY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAM
It’s that time of year again. The BOKS team is on the hunt for an exceptional BOKS program to award our Defenders of Physical Activity Award. Each year, we call for nominations from all of our participating U.S. BOKS schools and youth organizations to help us find one program that stands out for its efforts [...] Read More
Meet the BOKS Trainer Advisory Board Members!
We are so excited to announce members of the BOKS Trainer Advisory Board for the 2021-22 school year! The Trainer Advisory Board consists of 13 enthusiastic, passionate BOKS Trainers who are committed to BOKS’ mission: providing schools, youth-based organizations and families with access to daily quality physical activity that inspires kids to move. Since 2009, BOKS has [...] Read More
BOKS ANNOUNCES $250K GRANT PROGRAM TO GET KIDS MOVING ACROSS NORTH AMERICA
Physical activity program provides equitable access to sport & fitness with funds, training and on-going support (BOSTON) August 23, 2021 — Today BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success), an initiative of the Reebok Foundation, announced a $250,000 grant program that will support its efforts to provide equitable access to physical activity and play to more children [...] Read More
BOKS Virtual Resource Training: August 18th
BOKS is hosting a Resource Training on August 18th, 2021. This training will provide attendees with an in-depth look into BOKS' Resources and how they can be implemented at school, at a youth organization or even at home! Event Details: August 18, 2021 1:30pm – 3:00pm EST Register Here Questions? Please reach out to [...] Read More
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