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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.

Benefits of Incorporating Heart Rate Monitors into PE

Benefits of Incorporating Gopher Optic Heart Rate Monitors into PE Classes PE teacher, Kelly Koch, has found a new way to motivate her high school students in PE – heart...

Measuring Activity Levels with Pedometers | PE Express BlogCast Ep. #67

https://youtu.be/7ph-lNj7-8o Episode Transcript: On today's podcast, I want to talk to you about one of my favorite...

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?...

5 Strategies to Increase MVPA Outside of PE Class

As physical educators, we know today’s youth need 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) daily. However, students may receive physical education only once or twice a week. When coupled with a short...

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.
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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...

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