Free educational resource brings the excitement of 2022 World Games to classrooms

The World Games 2022 and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama are partnering to provide teachers with a free resource that will expand educational opportunities in the classroom.

The initiative – announced on Thursday during an event at Sun Valley Elementary School – is The World Games 2022 Live Healthy, Play Global Toolkit. Created and produced by 40 Alabama educators, the toolkit consists of a variety of downloadable digital resources inspired by The World Games that can be used to help students learn math, science, social studies, physical education and more. The educational program is presented by Foundation Partner of The World Games 2022, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama.

While designed for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, many of the toolkit’s lessons can be adapted for use by students in any grade.

At the announcement, teachers demonstrated how the toolkit can help them build dozens

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Trying To Disprove Free Will Shows That Materialism Doesn’t Work

Biologist Jerry Coyne, who is also an atheist activist, offers another post denying free will. Journalist Oliver Burkeman published an essay at the The Guardian last week, asking, “The clockwork universe: is free will an illusion?”, quoting Coyne among others. Coyne, who believes that free will is indeed an illusion, offers support at his blog. Read at your leisure but note: He ignores critical science issues around free will, including the following:

1. Nature is not deterministic. The fact that nature is not predetermined in detail has been shown quite convincingly by the experimental confirmation of Bell’s theorem in quantum mechanics. Succinctly, over the past 50 years, at least 17 teams of researchers have asked and answered the question: does the state of a system immediately prior to a quantum change determine the state of the system immediately after the quantum change? The clear answer: it does not.

In more

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Executive Order on Guaranteeing an Educational Environment Free from Discrimination on the Basis of Sex, Including Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
    Section 1.  Policy.  It is the policy of my Administration that all students should be guaranteed an educational environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, including discrimination in the form of sexual harassment, which encompasses sexual violence, and including discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.  For students attending schools and other educational institutions that receive Federal financial assistance, this guarantee is codified, in part, in Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq., which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance.
    Sec. 2.  Review of Agency Actions.  (a)  Within 100 days of the date of this order, the Secretary of Education, in consultation with

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Equipment Free Games | Sanford Fit

Are you looking for an easy game to incorporate into your physical education lesson? Do your kids need a break from their homework? Does the energy in the space feel low? You don’t need an extravagant plan or any equipment at all to try out some of our favorite quick activities!

Try a round of Simon Says. This is a great option that can be easily modified to fit any lesson or situation. Need to get those kids moving? Simon says, “Do five jumping jacks!” Trying to settle them down before bed? Simon says, “Put on your pajamas.” It’s perfect for anytime and anyplace.

Get your yoga on with fitFlow. Who said yoga required equipment? All you need is the digital device you’ve got right next to youno cards, mats, or clean up necessary. Pull fitFlow up on your device and spend the next three minutes

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