“Community Health Choice is dedicated to community wellness and knows that schools play a critical role in promoting the health of young children and helping them establish lifelong healthy behaviors,” said Amber Buchanan, Marketing Manager for Community Health Choice.
BEAUMONT, Texas (PRWEB)
November 16, 2017
Community Health Choice has partnered with GoNoodle to get thousands of kids in Jefferson County moving more at school and at home. GoNoodle’s online movement videos and games get kids running, jumping, dancing, stretching, and practicing moments of mindfulness right next to their desks. Grounded in research, GoNoodle delivers proven results by bettering behavior, more focused time-on-task, and improved academic performance.
Through this 3-year partnership, 53 public and private schools and over 24,000 elementary students in Jefferson County will have access to GoNoodle’s premium version, GoNoodle Plus, at no cost.
Fully funded by Community Health Choice, the goal of this partnership is to increase physical activity amongst kids. GoNoodle has hundreds of movement and mindfulness videos, and GoNoodle Plus includes additional games that bring movement and core-subjects together to develop fluency in grade-specific math and ELA topics. With GoNoodle Plus, Jefferson County elementary teachers have the ability to customize GoNoodle content, which further supports their lesson plans and academic goals of the classroom.
“Community Health Choice is dedicated to community wellness and knows that schools play a critical role in promoting the health of young children and helping them establish lifelong healthy behaviors,” said Amber Buchanan, Marketing Manager for Community Health Choice. “We are excited to partner with GoNoodle in an effort to get more students engaged and interested in being active while also learning.”
According to the CDC, only one-quarter of today’s youth meet the current recommendation of at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day. Together with Community Health Choice, GoNoodle is helping local students earn vital minutes of physical activity with entertaining experiences that feature high-energy dance music, fitness routines, virtual field trips and physical challenges. Over 12 million kids play GoNoodle each month,…