INTERACTIVE, HEALTH & FITNESS FOR STUDENTS OF ALL AGES.
"My students love MECKids because they can use the tools to track their information and it’s highly interactive. Plus they love to interact with their friends online."
-National Board Health & PE Educator,
Arlington County Public Schools
MECKids offers a safe, secure network environment where students can access fitness tutorials, health resources, wellness games and more!
1. Download the School Participant Form
2. Have your school principal or administrator sign and authorize your school to participate
3. And enjoy the benefits of being an innovator for your school.
Why use Technology in Health & Physical Education?
• In 2007, half of all students who used the Internet said they use it to talk specifically about schoolwork, according to a National School Boards Association survey.
• A 2009 a survey by PBS showed digital and social media use by teachers was on the rise: 76% of American K-12 teachers say they use digital media in class, 29% say they use a social media community for instruction.
• MECKids teaches self efficacy, collaboration & support, key ingredients for healthy living.
• Social media gives students a platform to learn, be informed and stay accountable.
• MECKids focuses on 5 areas of health: cardio, strength, flexibility, nutrition & stress management.
Help our schools stomp out childhood obesity