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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.

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...

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...

Motivating Students: Making Physical Education an Individual Experience

Inspiring students to be individuals? In physical education? I have some ideas to share on just how to do this. How to Focus on...

Using the FISH! Philosophy in Your Classroom

Episode Transcript: When it comes to building a healthy positive culture in your classroom and in your school community, what's your philosophy?

5 Tips to Encourage Physical Activity Beyond PE Class

In spite of more than a decade of effort, childhood obesity rates continue to be on the rise rather than in decline. Childhood obesity is particularly problematic because children that struggle with...

Unified PE: A Choice Not a Mandate

As educators, it is our moral obligation for all students to feel included. There shouldn’t be one group that is considered more special than the rest; they all deserve the same opportunities and experiences in...

The One Simple Rule of the Gym

Episode Transcript: On today's podcast, I want to share my one simple rule in the gym. It's something that I've refined over the years and...

5 Social Emotional Learning Strategies in PE

https://youtu.be/0c0DX01vhSY Episode Transcript: Hello everyone. I am your host Derek Severson and today on the PE Express podcast, I'm going to share how you can...

Music: A PE Teacher’s Best Friend

If there was one necessity for me to teach PE, I would say it is music. Ever since my student teaching days back in the mid-90s, music played a role in my physical education...

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