August, 2023

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The impact of feedback on performance and learning within PE

Drowning in the Shallow

INTRODUCTION What is feedback? Feedback is information that is provided to learners during practice, usually after a single trial or a group of trials and is considered one of the most important and studied factors which affect the learning of knowledge, skills, and behaviours (Schmidt et al, 2019).

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5 Strategies for Using the National Physical Education Standards … and the Benefits of Being a Standards-Based PE Teacher

SHAPE America

What do your students need? How do you know what to teach in your physical education classes? If you often find yourself wondering or asking in an online community what you should do in PE this week or next week or how to start, then you picked the right article to read. Let me tell you a little bit about me. I am a National Board Certified elementary physical education teacher with more than 13 years of experience.

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The Relentless School Nurse: What Do You Know? You’re Just The Nurse: A School Nurse Story

Relentless School Nurse

Do you know Brandy Bowlen, the school nurse leader from the great State of Texas? She was one of my first Twitter friends, and I am so grateful to have met Brandy many years ago. She is passionate about Action Based Learning. You can read about her innovative work in this 2019 guest blog post: You Will Never Forget Brandy Bowlen’s Initiative “From Seat to Feet.

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Mr. Suarez's Physical Education - Untitled Article

Mr. Suarez's Physical Education

If you are at school, but unable to participate fully in P.E. due to illness or injury, you must have your parent or guardian complete this Parent/Guardian Excuse Form. A parent or guardian may only excuse you from P.E. for up to three days. You must be signed into your school Google account in order to download this form. Plan ahead and print several copies so you have them when you need them.

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Reimagine the Role of PE to Reconnect With Your Students

Speaker: Jeremy Kellem, M.Ed. - Educational Strategist, Former Athlete, and CEO/Founder of W.I.N. (We Impact Now, LLC)

For many students, physical education is critical to becoming active and developing healthy routines. But how is this possible anymore with the repercussions of the pandemic? Years of COVID-19, social distancing, and virtual learning have all had a profound effect on students, which means educators need to adjust their classes accordingly. The good news is that P.E. can still play a vital role in helping students intellectually, emotionally, physically, and socially.

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Living Donor Transplant Survivor Takes Center Stage at Giants’ Donate Life Game

Stanford Childrens

10-year-old Mason is swinging for the fences and raising awareness of the importance of organ donation. Photo courtesy of Donor Network West All eyes were on 10-year-old Mason Patel. Nothing would start until he uttered those time-honored words. “Play ball!” Mason called into the microphone, and the crowd erupted with cheers. As this year’s Play Ball Kid, Mason represented organ donor recipients at the San Francisco Giants’ 24th Annual Organ Donor Awareness Day on Aug. 30, also known as Donate L

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How to Teach Four Square in PE Class

The PE Specialist

What’s up PE Friends! Today I want to give you a few tips for teaching a CLASSIC game to your students that every kid should experience at some point in their life. It’s called Four Square!

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More Than Just a Headcount: Using Attendance for a Greater Purpose

SHAPE America

Occam’s Razor — Search for the answer with the simplest and smallest set of elements to solve the problem at hand. Attendance is possibly the easiest and best way to ensure program success. For those in PE, you’re probably already required to track or record attendance, but is attendance being shown for anything more than just a headcount? In this, I hope to spark some ideas that will lead to changing conversations with admin, parents, students, or whoever the stakeholders are!

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The Relentless School Nurse: HealthCetera – Let’s Talk School Health

Relentless School Nurse

What an honor to be invited to contribute to HealthCetera, as the Senior School Nurse Correspondent! Thank you, Barbara Glickstein, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN for featuring school health updates and the work of school nurses. This installment of HealthCetera features information for families to ensure a safe and healthy return to school for the 2023-2024 school year.

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FiT WORK #1 - Hygiene (2023)

Mr. Suarez's Physical Education

FiT WORK #1 - Hygiene (2023) During Physical Education class you run , you sweat , and you inevitably get dirty. For those reasons, it is important to practice proper personal hygiene in order to avoid unpleasant odors and the spread of germs. For FiT Work #1, you will read 4 short articles related to personal hygiene and answer questions based on your reading.

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How Physical Education Plays a Core Role in Student Development

Speaker: Shane Pill PhD, MEd, BEd, LMACHPER, FACHPER - Physical Education and Sports Researcher, Professor, Consultant, and Speaker

Physical education is an important part of the development of the whole person: physically, socially, emotionally, and cognitively. By providing education in movement competency, education on using movement to develop the ability to be self-regulated and motivated, and education through movement to develop ‘habits of mind’ for positive and constructive engagement with others, PE provides a basis for personal and community health and wellbeing.

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PACT Team Says Yes to Passed-Over Donor Heart, Giving Young Man a Second Chance

Stanford Childrens

Stanford Children’s uses innovation and bravery to provide a second heart transplant in a timely manner Two hundred and ninety five. That’s how many times Josh Cole’s donor heart was passed over by other centers before Stanford Medicine Children’s Health accepted it for transplant. Today, it’s beating strong and giving Josh another shot at life. Josh, a 24-year-old from Discovery Bay, California, has Danon disease—a very rare genetic condition that weakens muscles in the body, along with the hea

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John Beck: Pioneer of Pragmatic Football Tactics

The Sporting

John Beck: The Football Tactician Who Was About More Than Just ‘Route One’ Football Historian Peter Kenny Jones returns to The Sporting Blog with the story of John Beck, a man known for his pragmatic tactics, and supposedly uncultured style of management. Yet there was success with Cambridge Utd and lots of it. So was John Beck more than just a long-ball merchant?

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afPE Responds to Recent Government Figures on the Decrease in Hours of PE Taught

Association for Physical Education

22/08/2023 Recent government figures show the number of hours taught for all years in state funded secondary schools for PE have decreased by over 4000 hours in the last year. […] The post afPE Responds to Recent Government Figures on the Decrease in Hours of PE Taught appeared first on Association for Physical Education - Association For Physical Education | P.E.

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How do you do Fitness Testing in PE

The PE Specialist

One of the questions people ask me a lot is: How do you do fitness testing? So, I decided to write this post as an answer to that question. Just to be up front – this post is DESCRIPTIVE, not PRESCRIPTIVE.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Encouraging NASN Membership for a Friend Who Joins Earns You $10.00 in E-Credit Too! Together We Are #NASNStrong

Relentless School Nurse

It’s a win-win proposal, encourage your colleagues to join NASN and if they do, you earn $10.00 in credit too! Here is how it works, simply refer your colleagues to NASN and earn a $10 NASN e-commerce credit for each colleague who joins. Credits can be used toward payments for membership dues, event registrations, merchandise, and publications.

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Gaining Athlete Buy-In – Ideas and Strategies for Successful Monitoring

First Beat

The key to any successful monitoring strategy in sports is having buy-in from the athletes. Without athlete buy-in, it will likely be difficult to get reliable and valid data. Of course, what an athlete being ‘bought-in’ looks like may vary greatly, from an individual who is simply happy to trust in the process and comply with whatever they are asked to do all the way through to an individual who is fully engaged and involved with the process that acts as a sponge to whatever you can share with

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Kan Jam For Physical Education

PLT4M

Kan Jam is an excellent game to add to your physical education curriculum. Check out 8 instructional videos from PLT4M that break down the key elements to frisbee and Kan Jam like throwing, catching, deflecting, general game play, and scoring. Why Kan Jam For Physical Education Kan Jam is the perfect game for physical education because it is fun for students, standards-aligned, and sets the foundation for future flying disc games.

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The Greatest Sports Quotes: A Collection of Amazing Quotes

The Sporting

“The Greatest Sports Quotes” Free ebook The Greatest Sports Quotes ebook Download our free ebook “The Greatest Sports Quotes” We have put together a collection of sports quotes from some of the greatest figures in sports history. From Lionel Messi to Vince Lombardi, from Serena Williams to Sam Snead, these sporting legends have left us nuggets of wisdom and inspiration we can use in all walks of life.

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SCRABBLE RELAY – Action packed fun for big and small groups

Keeping Kids in Motion

The Scrabble Relay is the perfect way to combine PE, language arts, and math. The Scrabble Relay set includes instructions, 100+ Scrabble tiles each with a point value, and scorecards. Objective: Using the tiles collected during the Scrabble Relay, spell, and list as many.

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How Music Can Help Athletes Recover from Sports Injuries

AASP

<p>When athletes experience a sport-related injury, there is usually a predictable process they will experience during rehabilitation. First, the injury will be assessed by a medical professional to determine the level of care needed. Then, the athlete will undergo surgery and/or physical therapy. Once this stage of recovery is complete, the athlete is then considered healthy enough to return to their sport.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Taking Intentional Pauses Are Part of My Back-to-School Plan – Part 2

Relentless School Nurse

This is part 2 of the power of taking intentional pauses as part of the 2023-2024 school year. If you read Part 1, you may have been wondering just how this is even possible! Taking intentional pauses as a school nurse is essential for your well-being and the quality of care you provide. Here are some strategies to effectively incorporate pauses into your daily routine: Plan Breaks : Schedule short breaks throughout your day.

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The Urgency for Applying Individualized Instruction in Physical Education & Sports

Heartzones

The Urgency for Applying Individualized Instruction in Physical Education & Sports Fred Keller, (1964) introduced the “personalized system of instruction,” based on 9 accepted educational principles that have produced documented success. This system, designed for individualized instruction, included the founding principles of immediate feedback, mastery before advancement, s elf-pacing and personalization.

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Health Benefits Of Physical Education In Schools

PLT4M

The health benefits of physical education schools are well documented. After exploring the current state of student health and wellness, we outline and review the short and long-term health benefits of physical education in schools. In addition, we provide a clear call to action for schools and states to dedicate more physical activity opportunities and daily physical education to empower students.

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David Hillier Interview: Life after football

The Sporting

David Hillier talks to us openly about his life after football, support from the game, and the realities of being a firefighter He made 143 appearances for Arsenal, helping them win the First Division, the FA Cup and the League Cup; and then he walked away to become a firefighter. David Hillier’s career is extraordinary, to say the least. Defensive midfielder David Hillier was a homegrown ace for the Gunners - he also starred for Portsmouth, Bristol Rovers and Barnet, making 260 career appearanc

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NCEA’S National Day of Giving is Back!

FACTS Management

FACTS is proud to partner with NCEA for a sixth year of Day of Giving to Catholic Schools. Save the date! We’re excited to announce that we’re teaming up with NCEA again to sponsor Many Gifts, One Nation: A Day of Giving to Catholic Schools. This year’s event will begin Tuesday, November 14 at noon ET and continue through Wednesday, November 15 at noon ET.

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Action for Healthy Kids Awards Nearly $30 Million to Boost School Nutrition in 264 Small & Rural Communities Through Cooperative Agreement With USDA

PE for Parents

The post Action for Healthy Kids Awards Nearly $30 Million to Boost School Nutrition in 264 Small & Rural Communities Through Cooperative Agreement With USDA appeared first on Action for Healthy Kids.

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The Relentless School Nurse: A New School Nurse’s Experience with Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Relentless School Nurse

Over the last eleven years, I’ve had the honor of teaching the next generation of school nurses in the Rutgers-Camden School Nurse Certification Program. Witnessing the endeavors of my students and admiring their resilience is a source of inspiration. I guide adult learners, skilled nurses who are eager to step into the unfamiliar realm of school nursing.

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By Saying Yes, Stanford Children’s Helps Newborn With Fatal Kidney Diagnosis Survive

Stanford Childrens

Ten years ago, Abigail Beutler was born without kidneys. Against all odds, she’s alive today to play with her Breyer horses, read her favorite Paul Revere adventure book, and challenge her brother in archery. The family was told they had no options, no hope. But first-time parents Jaime Herrera Beutler and Dan Beutler refused to give up. “Abigail was alive and kicking.

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7 Pickleball Drills For Physical Education

PLT4M

Pickleball drills for physical education serve (pun intended) as an introduction to the basic components of pickleball! These instructional materials aim to provide every student with a foundation in which they can develop their pickleball skills that will eventually lead to fun and successful gameplay. While we know everyone is eager to get right into pickleball games, breaking down and practicing the different elements of pickleball can go a long way!

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Philip Rivers Belongs in the Hall of Fame

The Sporting

Why Phil Rivers should be in the Hall of Fame Ross Crawford makes the case for one of the great Quarterbacks taking his place among the greatest NFL players, in the Hall of Fame. Setting the Scene Phil Rivers catches the snap, takes a four-step drop, steps up in the pocket, and launches a high-arcing pass towards the endzone. The ball flutters and begins to fade, its trajectory falling a few yards short of the endzone.

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England’s Playgrounds Crumble as Council Budgets Fall

Association for Physical Education

10/08/2023 Playgrounds around England are falling to pieces, missing large pieces of play equipment, or simply being locked up, as councils facing huge budget cuts struggle to maintain them. In […] The post England’s Playgrounds Crumble as Council Budgets Fall appeared first on Association for Physical Education - Association For Physical Education | P.E.

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Sportsmanship From Day One (with fixed free lesson link)

Montessori Physical Education

When I present at conferences, one of the most common questions is, “How can I teach sportsmanship to my students?” This question is usually followed up by a short anecdote about their student’s arguing, accusations of cheating, and unfair play. This question pops up on Facebook groups all the time. In the Montessori setting, the question of sportsmanship could be restated as, “How do I teach Grace and Courtesy in PE?

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The Relentless School Nurse: Reframing Our Perspective for a New School Year

Relentless School Nurse

A highly regarded colleague sent me a message about my blog post from July 29, 2023 – The Relentless School Nurse: How School Nurses Can Help Ourselves to Stay. She wrote about how nursing tends to have a victim mentality, and as she aptly wrote: “It is hurting us.” My friend went on to say, “Thanks for taking it on.” I appreciate reflections in response to my blog posts.

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