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Learn effective methods for testing your students’ physical abilities with fitness testing advice from PE teachers. Discover new assessment methods, how to identify areas of improvement, what the results mean for your students, and how to use that data to transform your PE or fitness program.

A Pacer Test Secret | PE Express Podcast Ep. #36

https://youtu.be/QGI0wsTZfv8 The Pacer Test Struggle is REAL! The Pacer Test. The struggle is real, y'all. Okay about y'all?...

3 Lead-Up PE Activities for a Successful PACER Test

Fitness testing is a part of many physical education programs across the United States. I teach in Illinois; and in my state, we are mandated to begin this testing in the third grade. For...

Put a Little FIT in your Step with the FITStep Stream Pedometers

Thermometer, speedometer - no, it’s called a pedometer!  Teaching elementary physical education is an adventure every day!  Elementary children are honest and impressionable.  For the last 25 years, I have had the greatest job in the...

Active Assessments in PE: A Cognitive and Digital Perspective

Assessment in Physical Education and Wellness is not as streamlined or as understood as most contemporary academic disciplines such as Math, Science, ELA, etc. However, it is just as critical for 21st...

Why Heart Rate Monitors are Essential for Your PE Class

Heart rate monitors are a necessity for all Physical Education programs. Several years ago, I may have been the very last person in our Physical Education community to make that statement.
Workout Plan

A Comprehensive List: What Every High School Student Should Learn from PE

As PE teachers, we can all agree we want our students to be physically active each day.  That’s the easy part.  The hard part is teaching them the “Why” and teaching them...

Fitness Testing: Helpful or Hurtful?

When pre-service teachers are asked to reflect on their experiences of fitness testing, few of them recall why they were participating in them or learning how these activities could help them make healthier choices...
Push-Up Assessment

How to Perform a Push-Up Assessment [Instructional Video]

Teach students how to properly perform the push-up assessment with this helpful video and detailed instruction. Make push-up assessments even easier by using the Rep-Addition Push-Up Testers to increase accuracy and efficiency. Push-Up Assessment Set-Up: Before performing the...
Fitness Testing

Using Fitness Testing Data in P.E.

You decided to have your students do some fitness testing and you have all of the fitness testing data collected, now what?  It is a great question and one that I am sure has...
Curl-Up Assessment

How to Perform a Curl-Up Assessment [Instructional Video]

  Explaining how to perform national curl-up test to students can be difficult. The video above provides detailed, yet easy-to-comprehend instructions for completing a curl-up...

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