Farmington teacher promotes active lifestyles
Meadowview Elementary School teacher Joe McCarthy became a phy ed teacher because he liked exercise. He liked movement. He liked activity. He thought he could help kids become more active.
McCarthy's been teaching physical education at Meadowview since 2004. Before that, he taught P.E. and health in Minneapolis. In recent years, he's come to understand the impact exercise has on student's brain development, which makes him even more passionate about what he does.