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Welcome to the Build Our Kids' Success (BOKS) Evaluation Project. The Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo is evaluating the BOKS program in partnership with the Reebok Canada Fitness Foundation, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and the Canadian Football League. The evaluation will assess the theory and impact of the before-school program, and the extent to which it has been implemented in Canadian schools. Schools are invited to participate in the BOKS program evaluation alongside their participation in the BOKS program.

For more information about the BOKS program, please visit the BOKS Program website.

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    When the hip-hop starts pounding and the announcer’s voice crackles through the loudspeaker, 665 students at St. Wilfrid Catholic School know what to do.

  2. Feb. 24, 2016Kids who move while learning may absorb more, study says

    Kids who jump, squat and move their bodies during math and spelling may learn more effectively than students in typical sedentary classrooms, a new study suggests.

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