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Looking for a new way to organize lessons and classes? Need help wading through the countless online apps and other resources for PE teachers to find the best option for your students? Teachers just like you share their PE teaching tips to create excitement during class, keep it all organized, and introduce new and exciting activities!

At-Home Equipment Replacement List

It's difficult to be active without equipment. We know many of you are struggling to find ways to keep students active at home. Below you'll find a list of equipment substitutions to...

Active@Home: Advice for Remote Learning

I live in Westchester County, NY, the suburbs located directly north of New York City. We have been unfortunately ground zero on the east coast for the COVID-19 virus,...

My Top 3 Strategies for Behavior Management in the Gym

As teachers, we know that teaching is an extremely rewarding profession, but it is also one that presents many challenges. Disrespectful and disruptive student behaviors are examples of some of the challenges that teachers face...

Motivating Students with Social Support

This podcast focuses on strategies to motivate students with social support in physical education. Subscribe to the PE Express podcast for quick tips every week!

The Importance of Setting Goals

Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with the plan. -Tom Landry Setting a Goal...

Teaching Social Skills in Physical Education

In this episode of the PE Express podcast, SPARK Development Director Jeff Mushkin shares a few tips for teaching social skills in Physical Education. How...

Standard 5 Assessments Made Easy

SHAPE America’s Standard 5 reads, “The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.” You have all read...

The 4 P’s to Effective Teaching

In this PE podcast, Maria Corte helps you easily remember four key concepts of being an effective teacher. There are so many qualities that...

Top 3 Tips for Managing Heart Rate Monitors Within Your PE Class

One game-changing piece of technology related to fitness that I have been fortunate enough to use in my teaching is heart rate monitors. In my experience, the introduction of heart rate monitors...

Adding the “Physical” to a Literacy Event!

In this Physical Education Podcast, Chris Nichols shares how he took advantage of a literacy school-wide event to teach parents about physical literacy!

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