Education

Strategy 4
States should adopt standards for childcare and early childhood education programs to ensure that children ages zero to five years are appropriately physically active. (ED-4)

TACTICS:

  • Encourage early childhood education programs to adopt standards that ensure young children are appropriately physically active when in early care and education settings. (ED-4.1)
  • Provide professional development at the state, district/organization, and center/school levels to ensure effective implementation of physical activity standards. (ED-4.2)
  • Compile and disseminate best practices that exemplify effective implementation of physical activity standards in early care and education programs. (ED-4.3)
  • Develop outdoor education models that integrate physical activity, natural settings, and learning for application in early care and education programs. (ED-4.4)

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