Paul Zientarski is one of the founders of the Learning Readiness Program at Naperville School District #203.  Learning Readiness Physical Education was designed based on research indicating that students who are physically active and fit are more academically alert and experience growth in brain cells or enhancement in brain development; NCHS pairs a PE class that incorporates cardiovascular exercise, core strength training, cross lateral movements and literacy and math strategies with literacy and math classes that utilizes movement to enhance learning and improve achievement.

LRPE students step beyond the traditional classroom/PE space constraints in order to be challenged intellectually and keep More >