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Discover new ideas to teach students about the importance of improving or maintaining a healthy lifestyle through fitness. In these blogs, teachers share their tips on encouraging students to attain the physical activity they need to enhance their health.

Why Standards-Based Instruction Matters [Interactive]

At the beginning of the pandemic, teachers around the world were scrambling to find lessons that could be taught online. Most of us had never experienced being on the teaching end of an online or virtual course. I still see this happening today and I’m not surprised.
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Unique Football Games for Physical Education

Expand your Flag Football unit by incorporating drills that teach hand-eye coordination, agility, moving to open space, and teamwork. The following video examples introduce new football games that students are sure to...

Tips for Teaching Juggling in Physical Education

One of my first education classes in college was Learning, Instruction, and Evaluation. The lab for that class was designed to teach future educators how to use all the equipment that a school might have...

Getting Started with Fitness Drumming in PE

A highly engaging, non-traditional fitness activity I have incorporated into dance & rhythm units is fitness drumming. Students use rhythm sticks or drumsticks to drum out beats...

Strategies for Making Fitness Fun! [Interactive]

Episode Transcript: When many people hear the word fitness, the last thing they think of is, enjoyable. It certainly is for some students, but I...

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 school boys. Today I...

Dynamic PE ASAP: Free Online Activity Ideas and Curriculum

https://youtu.be/jcJJSnBAvY4 Podcast Transcript: I want to tell you a little bit about DynamicPEASAP.com. It's a brand new curriculum guide. It's fast, effective and free. In...

Teaching Early Childhood Students to Jump Rope

https://youtu.be/npcQH_I6JiE Today I want to share a few ideas about teaching jump rope skills to your early childhood students. I currently teach at a school with three-year-old students and...

Dice Bonk: The Target Game with Endless Variations

Overhand throwing is a skill that is used in many games and sports such as baseball, softball, football, water polo, team handball, cricket, and the javelin throw in track...

5 Resources to Take Net Games to the Next Level

Net games are a wonderful lifetime activity and an important part of physical education programs. The skills learned in net games such as volleyball, pickleball, badminton, and tennis transfer to other physical activities and provide...

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