Increasing Student Engagement: 5 Fs = an A+

Most teachers whether brand new or seasoned veterans strive to increase their positive classroom culture repertoire. Positive classroom culture, increased student engagement and maximum participation, what PE/Wellness teacher doesn’t want that? What better time...

Class Management: Tips from the Trenches

Whether this is your first year of teaching, or you’ve been at it for a while, following these tried and true class management tips will help keep your program relevant and kids’ needs a top priority.

5 Tips for Effective P.E. Class Management

Hello fellow PE, Fitness & Wellness Teachers, or aspiring movement instructors! As a PE Teacher of 20+ years who evolved into administration as a Principal and K-12 Wellness Director/Athletic Director, I can absolutely attest...

3 Attention Grabbers for Effective Classroom Management!

How many times have you told your students to “FREEZE”, and then had to repeat it 5 additional times just to FINALLY get their attention? Students do not always respond to a simple call for...
Teacher demonstrating effective PE classroom management

7 Essential Tips for Effective Classroom Management!

With increasing class sizes in the gym, maintaining order can become difficult if you do not have the proper guidelines in place. Check out my 7 strategies for maintaining order through effective PE classroom...
Hallway - Non Conventional PE space

Small Space Games: No Gym, No Field, No Problem!

Don't have access to your gym or field for class today? Here are a few great PE games for small spaces for the days where the gym and field at your school are being used by...
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Inclusion in the Least Restrictive Environment

If you wonder why inclusion is such an important practice in schools, think about this. What if you had a child or a brother or sister who had a disability? You would care about...
PE Teacher Explaining to his students - Connecting with students

Building Relationships with Students: The 2×10 Theory

Ugh, the knot in my stomach begins and its not the lunch I just quickly consumed in less than 10 minutes so I could get back to the gym to set up for the...
Students playing in PE - Classroom Management

4 Teaching Strategy Tips: The Foundation of Effective Instruction

Have you ever finished a lesson and thought, “That was a great lesson, I am gooooood.” Or, “Wow! I might be in the wrong profession, that was awful.” Chances are classroom management was a...
Classroom Management Poster

3 Classroom Management Strategies: Teaching P.E. with Commands, Echoes, and Sound Effects

It doesn’t matter if you’re teaching a math class of 22 or a gym full of 88 students, if the teacher lacks management skills then learning may not take place or perhaps not be at the desired level of learning compared with a teacher who is very skilled in managing.

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