Stagg freshmen wear words for literacy
September 5, 2013 1:10PM
While Stagg High School students ride a treadmill in physical education class, they also can learn vocabulary from other curricular areas thanks to words and definitions printed on gym shirts. | Supplied photo
Updated: October 9, 2013 6:07AM
The Stagg High School Physical Education Department is doing its part to promote the Palos Hills school’s literacy project.
Freshmen physical education shirts are screen printed with vocabulary that is
embedded throughout the freshmen
Research shows providing repeated encounters with words will lead to increased acquisition and mastery of terms, a district spokesman said.