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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.

5 Social Emotional Learning Strategies in PE | PE Express BlogCast Ep. #66

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...

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...

Master Parent Night with These PE Tips! | PE Express Blogcast Ep. #52

https://youtu.be/WcreafE9iLs Episode Transcript: Let's talk today about parent nights and back to school nights to help kick off...

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...
Maria Corte providing physical education teaching tipsvideo

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...

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