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Motivating Students

Find new methods of motivating students about Physical Education using trusted ideas tested and shared by other teachers! Whether it’s charting MVPA or tracking daily steps, discover how visual and verbal reinforcement serves as motivation to exercise, keeping students working toward big results.

Using an Activity Log and Reflection Form | PE Express Blogcast #44

https://youtu.be/CNilz_YC9H0 Podcast Transcript: I want to talk today about how I used a physical activity log and reflection...

Fostering Relationships with Students | PE Express Podcast Ep. #32

https://youtu.be/Q7vKevpbmKg Have you ever wanted to connect more with your students or have students connect with the content of your lesson?...

How to Maximize Student Confidence in PE | PE Express Podcast #29

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlzePSjfIo4 I have some strategies for helping students feel more competent and motivated in Physical Education. Motivation is...

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...

Encouraging Movement in PE Through Parkour

My students like to have options, and they enjoy exploring new movement areas. So, this year when I began an educational gymnastics unit with my fifth grade students, I gave them the option of creating...

Three Motivating Assessment Strategies to Improve Experiences in the Classroom

Take 15-30 seconds and think of the all the feelings you have when you hear the word “assessment.”  What words come to mind?  Now…take 15-30 seconds and think...
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Physical Education Teaching Tips from Maria Corte [Video]

Maria Corte is an innovative teacher who has a passion for fitness in Phys Ed! She has developed activities and programs that have engaged her students in physical activity and inspire them to be...
Student activity board to increase MVPA time

5 Tips for Increasing MVPA Time in PE (Video)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that children between the ages of 6-17 participate in at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Physical Education is the main source of...
Pedometer for Tracking MVPA

Tips for Getting Students Excited About Tracking MVPA and Heart Rate (Video)

Wearing chest straps, syncing heart rate devices, and calibrating pedometers can be extra work and very time consuming for your students. Tracking MVPA and activity time is important for measuring growth, but how can...
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Motivating Students? I’m not a Sport Psychologist

https://youtu.be/A3AkGESIp1w Watch Aaron Beighle explain how to motivate students with P.R.A.I.S.E. Motivation, and the fundamentals of motivating students, is something we know is important, but I think it’s something we...

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