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Spice up your PE classes with innovative activity ideas from teachers working in the field! Learn how to create engaging activities for students that will get everyone involved. Discover new ways to use your existing equipment, how to set up games, and how a little change in routine can create a big impact on students during PE classes.

CROSSNET: The Game Your PE Class Needs

If you haven’t seen the viral four-way volleyball game on your social media yet, stop what you’re doing and go check out the video below.

Teaching Cooperative Learning and Problem Solving in PE

This year, I changed up how I teach cooperative learning. I started by looking at the main skills I wanted my students to gain. Listening to others’ ideasCollaboratively solving problemsValuing...

Finding the “SPARK” in Active Transportation!

If you know me, you know I am in LOVE with bicycles and kids—actually, any wheeled vehicle that kids can spin around on and be mobile. Bicycles, scooters, unicycles all have wheels. And when you learn to ride, all have fun, freedom, and serve as a functional way for students and families to move aerobically, outside of the school day. The benefits are never ending, giving our students and families the confidence and competence to be life-long movers of physical literacy. Before I share some of my experiences, let’s get to the nuts and bolts.

My Favorite Long Jump Rope Activity | PE Express Blogcast Ep. #59

https://youtu.be/ryw1DyTM_qM I'm going to share with you one of my students all time favorite jump rope activities. The...

Spikeball™ for the Win! | PE Express Blogcast Ep. #58

https://youtu.be/Lihw6aZWKbw Episode Transcript: Today on the PE Express podcast, I'm going to share what activity motivated my middle...

Unique Ways to Use Parachutes in PE

Ask adults to relive the highlights of their Physical Education class and I’m sure using a parachute will be mentioned. There’s something about bringing out a giant, colorful parachute...

“This Website Helped Me Become a Great PE Teacher!” | PE Express BlogCast Ep....

https://youtu.be/_7D7NNOmdv4 Episode Transcript: PE Universe, to me, I'm so passionate about this website. This website has helped...

SPARKing a Connection with Parents through Physical Education

Are you interested in connecting your Physical Education classes with your community? SPARK it up by inviting family members to their child’s class and have them witness firsthand what it is all about inside your gym. Physical Education looks a lot different than it did when the parents of our students went to school, and it is time for them to PARTICIPATE in the difference!

Cooperative Activities to Start the Year | PE Express Blogcast Ep. #50

https://youtu.be/AJxyZkdteIk Episode Transcript Hello everyone. I am your host Derek Severson and today on the PE Express podcast...

Hosting a Family Fitness Night in Physical Education

We see library nights, movie nights and various other events to promote family engagement at our schools. We understand the importance of physical education when it comes to the development of the...

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