Category: Physical Literacy

Set students up for a lifetime of fitness enjoyment by incorporating physical literacy activities into PE classes at an early age. Discover techniques to encourage movement, explore physical activity for kids, and build skills students will use throughout their lives.
PE Express Podcast

Why Use Pedometers in PE? [Interactive]

I’ve been using pedometers in my classes for years now. In fact, over five years, and I thought I knew why I was using them to benefit the students, but until recently I discovered I was all wrong.

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Teaching Tips

4 Ways Physical Activity Can Boost Mental Health [Interactive]

The more physical activity a child gets now will only benefit them later in life. Schools with the country being shut down and schools being closed, a lot of kids are not getting the physical activity they need. Here are four reasons why physical activity can help boost your child’s mental health.

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The PE Huddle

Developing Activity Habits in Physical Education – The Process of Movement Matters!

Greg and Jordan place emphasis on teaching students “why” we do something in PE before we tell them “what” to do. Prepare for a Huddle that brings to life what many teachers talk about, but few do – motivate students to focus on the process of moving throughout their lifespan. Discussion will be centered on why physical activity is a habit that needs to be learned in the school setting and practiced throughout life. Traditional physical education has often focused on short term outcomes rather than monitoring the process of physical activity for all students.

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Pedagogy

Kid + Ball = Play

Developing Physical Literacy Through Small Sided Games Our son and his community rep Under 12 soccer team were asked to be ball people at the

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