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Resources & News for Colorado Educators

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Tools, resources and ideas to support Colorado teachers, principals and administrators. Discover games and activities to help you support learning through mindfulness, nutrition and movement and meet Colorado teachers and schools that are doing amazing things for our kids.

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Mindfulness In The Classroom

As a Colorado Educator, you already know that many students struggle to maintain their focus and attention and have trouble managing stress and other difficult emotions. Mindfulness in the classroom includes teaching methods that can cultivate deepened awareness, concentration, empathy and insight. Incorporating mindfulness into your classroom can support learning and attention in incredible ways.

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Movement In The Classroom

Ideas for the use of creative movement in the classroom for Colorado Educators. Kinesthetic teaching uses physical movement to help students engage creatively with what they are learning. Gather ideas for how to get kids out of their seats more often in ways that support learning, memory, attention and retention.

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Nutrition Education

Good nutrition has a profound impact on learning and behavior in children. When students nourish their brains and bodies with healthy food, they have a greater ability to engage with what is being taught. But how can educators influence better nutrition for their students? Discover ideas, games and activities that can be implemented in the classroom to help kids make better nutritional choices.

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Stand For Children Colorado

Stand For Children’s mission is to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school, prepared for and with access to a college education. Stand’s Denver members are working to make sure the district continues to lead the way with effective school reforms. Find out how you can get involved.

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Colorado Education Association

CEA is is a voluntary membership organization of 40,000 Colorado teachers and education support professionals, higher education faculty and support professionals, students preparing to become teachers, and retired educators. Their mission is to promote quality public education and to advocate for the professional interests of public education employees.

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Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat is a nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most. Their mission is to inform the decisions and actions that lead to better outcomes for children and families by providing deep, local coverage of education policy and practice.

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LiveWell Colorado

LiveWell Colorado is a nonprofit organization committed to reducing obesity in Colorado by promoting healthy eating and active living. In addition to educating and inspiring people to make healthy choices, LiveWell Colorado focuses on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors. Working in partnership with obesity prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity in the places they live, work, learn and play.

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Action for Healthy Kids, Colorado Chapter

The Colorado AFHK state team collaborates with schools, districts and other community partners to engage parent volunteers in school wellness activities. Through our Parents for Healthy Kids educational series and our Parent Advocate Program, we teach parents how to work with schools and how to become advocates for healthier school policies, practices and programs. We give grants to schools and parent organizations to implement alternative breakfast programs, school gardens, nutrition education, physical activity programs and other healthy school practices.

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