Monday, September 23, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - Video gaming has taken a beating over the years from parents, educators and experts on health and social interaction. However, the gaming industry has addressed some of gaming’s negative stigma with good educational, physical and socially interactive games that benefit children and adults. Gaming allows players to tap into their best qualities: motivation, optimism, collaboration and resiliency against failure says Jane McGonigal, a designer of alternate reality games designed to improve lives and solve problems.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - School days mean long hours studying indoors, exercising students’ brains but not their bodies. While classroom learning is the cornerstone of education, it’s important to remember that physical activity supports overall wellness. Keeping kids moving can even boost brain function, improving their grades along with their muscles.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 11:08 am
"Dancing with the Stars the Results Show" Premieres in Week Two With the First Elimination, Tuesday, March 26
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 4:00 am
No one ever wishes to go through a painful experience in life, but it is because of her recovery from scoliosis and active involvement in the Tucson community that Canyon Del Oro freshman Hannah Johnson had been named Miss Pima County Outstanding 2013.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 4:00 am
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:10 am
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 3:00 am
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10:31 am
Utter helplessness. That’s what Janey Russell felt as she
watched her daughter, Meg, sleeping in the hospital room.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 3:00 am
Monday, November 1, 2010 11:00 pm
Jordan Tabor, front, and Emma Morrison, Mia Kotalik and Meera
Patel hold some of the books donated by students at the Kumon Math
and Reading Center of Oro Valley to benefit the Children's Miracle
Network. More than 300 new and gently used children's books were
collected in October by Kumon's after-school enrichment program.
They'll be donated to the Children's Miracle Network at Tucson
Dave Perry/The Explorer, Jordan Tabor, front, and Emma Morrison, Mia Kotalik and Meera Patel hold some of the books donated by students at the Kumon Math and Reading Center of Oro Valley to benefit the Children's Miracle Network. More than 300 new and gently used children's books were collected in October by Kumon's after-school enrichment program. They'll be donated to the Children's Miracle Network at Tucson Medical Center.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 11:00 pm
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 11:00 pm
Ten years ago, Tucsonans Eric and Ginger Cross hopped off their
bikes midway through the 2000 Tour of the Tucson Mountains, got
married at Saguaro National Park West, and finished the ride as
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 11:00 pm
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 12:00 am
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 11:00 pm
New officers at Mutual of Omaha Bank
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 11:00 pm
Marana Walmart unveils look, makes
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 11:00 pm
Upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 12:00 am
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 11:00 pm
A listing of upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events in
Wednesday, March 17, 2004 12:00 am
As the second oldest child in a family of 11, Dolores Escobedo,
Marana Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year, remembers what it was
like to go hungry.
Thursday, October 31, 2002 12:00 am
Over the years, the public face of Jan Mitich has been that of a
maverick member of the Marana Unified School District Governing
Board - a staunch defender of children and teachers known for her
frequent trips to Phoenix to buttonhole state legislators she feels
aren't ponying up when it comes to funding education in Arizona