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The Relentless School Nurse: “Pearls of Wisdom” from the Missouri School Nurse Association Conference

Relentless School Nurse

Click to view slideshow. As a school nurse, one of the most rewarding experiences for me has been being invited to speak at state school nurse association conferences. I never imagined, eight years ago when I started The Relentless School Nurse blog, that I would be asked to present to colleagues across the country. What an honor it is to share time, learning, and camaraderie with school nurses outside of my home state.

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A few thoughts on a Rights Respecting PE

Drowning in the Shallow

PE is neither good nor bad. It is an empty vessel and all stakeholders involved in the subject have a duty to act ethically as we have the potential to do harm.

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OPEN National Field Day

Open Phys Ed

In celebration of the Summer Olympic Games, we created 10 stations you can use for an Olympic themed Field Day. Each station highlights a sport included in the Summer Olympic Games and includes an activity plan and a station card. In addition, we included a passport that you can use to help classes rotate through the stations with some fun facts about each sport and country that is included for that station.

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Boy With Short Bowel Syndrome Living the Dream of a Better Life

Stanford Childrens

Intestinal Transplant Program at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health frees child from a lifetime of intravenous feeding For the first time in Jah’Seki’s life, he’s imagining playing football and soccer. He’s seeing himself at summer camp swimming and goofing around with friends. In other words, he’s dreaming like any other 9-year-old boy. Jah’Seki was born with a condition that damaged his small intestine, requiring much of it to be removed.

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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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Rap Music and Football: An Enduring Relationship

The Sporting

Rap Music x Football: The Links Between Pop Culture and the Beautiful Game Sports writer Josh Stedman looks at the relationship between rap and football: a fascinating tale of club collaborations and big name-drops. AJ Tracey’s song “Summertime Shootout” name-drops footballer Damien Duff It’s often said that football is more than just a game. It’s reflective of wider society and football finds itself colliding with popular culture.

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Teaching Cricket in Primary Schools

The PE Hub

Breaking Boundaries: Teaching Cricket in Primary Schools As summer fast approaches (hopefully bringing the sunny weather with it), so do the ‘summer sports’ in PE. Traditionally, these are activities such as athletics, tennis, rounders and cricket. Each of these activities comes with different challenges when teaching in primary schools. However, primary school teachers often see cricket as the most daunting of all these summer sports.

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The NEW Standard 4: Building a Positive Relationship with Physical Activity

Gopher PE

For people who have not yet had a chance to look at the new SHAPE America Standards and Grade-Span Learning Indicators , they present a clear outline of what a student should know and be able to do at key points of their education as a result of an effective and high quality PE program. Each of the 4 standards correlate to each of 4 domains that make up a holistic approach to PE; physical, cognitive, social and affective.

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PE Insights Episode 12: Andrew Milne – Meaningful Experiences in Physical Education

PE Scholar

Introduction In this episode of PE Insights, inspiring PE teacher, Andrew Milne (Andy), shares his transformative journey from a small school in North

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2024 Update: All About the FDA-Approved Birth Control Pill

Teen Health Mississippi

Opill is now available at stores across the country and doesn’t require a doctor’s prescription! Ever since the birth control pill first came onto the market in the 1970s, women and girls have had to get a prescription from their doctor. For those in under-resourced and underfunded communities, this can present a challenge. Women in those areas are less likely to have access to effective birth control methods than those in other communities, and Mississippi has the highest rate of te

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Educational images in PE lessons - would they help?

The Everlearner

Close Dear PE teachers, I want to ask you where you source your educational imagery. The types of images that you might use in a PowerPoint presentation in a GCSE or BTEC or A-level lesson, for example. Do you make them? Do you search for them on Google Images? How do you do it?

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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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Unique Teaching Cues and Progressions for Beginner Volleyball Players

Gopher PE

Volleyball is a hard sport to teach to lower grades but with the right equipment and proper cues and progressions it can be a fun engaging unit in your physical education program. Using unique teaching cues and progressions can help students learn proper form and develop movement skills to prepare them to be successful in volleyball as they enter middle school.

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Weight Measurements in School: Setting and Student Comfort

PE Scholar

Student comfort with assessments varies by students’ perceived weight status, weight satisfaction, or privacy during measurements.

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The Secret to Consistency Under Pressure with OU Gymnastics Senior Audrey Davis

Complete Performance

Welcome back to the PerformHappy podcast! I’m excited to bring you an episode that will not only inspire but also offer practical insights into the world of gymnastics and the power of a positive mindset. I had the incredible opportunity to sit down with Audrey… The post The Secret to Consistency Under Pressure with OU Gymnastics Senior Audrey Davis appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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Get Involved this National Tennis Month

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Get ready to serve up tennis fun in May, with National Tennis Month! The USTA has updated tools and resources at www.usta.com/ntm to help promote this sport, including new “Host an Event” and “Find an Event” features.

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Top 10 Portuguese Players to Play in the Premier League

The Sporting

The Premier League’s Best Portuguese Players Ever There has been an abundance of Portuguese exports to the Premier League since its inauguration in 1992! Chris Magee counts down the top 10 greatest Portuguese players to ever play for the Premier League - who will be number one? Bernardo Silva: one of the greatest Portuguese players to play for the Premier League From footballers who have been crucial in title victories to some of the greatest players to ever grace a football pitch, Portuguese pl

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Research Shows Moms Worry More Than Dads… What to Do with Mom Anxiety

RC Families

Does it surprise you that studies determine moms to be bigger worriers than dads? According to the Pew Research Center, Nearly half of mothers (46%) say they are extremely or very worried their children will struggle with anxiety or depression at some point, compared with 32% of fathers. And, by double-digit margins, mothers are also.

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Optimizing Real-Time Athlete Monitoring Through Historical Data Analysis

First Beat

This article is written by Domenik Theodorou , a Firstbeat Sports client and Performance Coach at RASTA Vechta , a professional basketball team competing in the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). Prior to his current role, Domenik also worked at Bamberg Baskets and BG Göttingen. In this article, Domenik sheds light on his approach to structuring historical Firstbeat training data.

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Childhood Obesity Puts Kids At Increased Risk For Adult Heart Disease

Fit and Fun Play

Childhood Obesity Puts Kids at Increased Risk For Developing Adult Heart Disease. When was the last time you got your child's heart checked out? The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) wants you to know that heart disease isn't just a concern for adults 65 and up.

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Visa Unveils ‘Pep Talks’ Campaign to Drown Out Negativity in Women’s Football

The Sporting

New Campaign Drowns Out Negativity in Women’s Football April 18, 2024: Visa, a global leader in digital payments, announces a new campaign applauding women in football. Let’s take a look at the influential impact of positive voices in combating negativity. All the latest on The Sporting Blog! Lauren James and Ella Toone at the 2023 Women’s World Cup Visa’s ‘Pep Talks’ Campaign Visa, a proud sponsor of the UEFA Women’s Champions League , launches a fresh campaign to highlight the crucial role of

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Hockey Student Worksheets

PE Scholar

These Hockey Skills Worksheets provide 5 student tasks for each skill.

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Firstbeat Sports Attending High Performance Basketball Symposium

First Beat

Firstbeat Sports is attending this year’s High Performance Basketball Symposium. The event will be held on May 9 and 10 in Orlando, Florida. This event is an opportunity for basketball coaches to learn how they can apply the latest concepts in training to improve basketball players. Matt Tardif from Firstbeat Sports will be in attendance, so if you’re planning to join the event, be sure to stop by the Firstbeat booth to learn more about how to make data-driven decisions in your coaching work usi

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Teaching Cricket in Primary Schools

The PE Hub

Breaking Boundaries: Teaching Cricket in Primary Schools As summer fast approaches (hopefully bringing the sunny weather with it), so do the ‘summer sports’ in PE. Traditionally, these are activities such as athletics, tennis, rounders and cricket. Each of these activities comes with different challenges when teaching in primary schools. However, primary school teachers often see cricket as the most daunting of all these summer sports.

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Introducing PreventEd, Risk Prevention and Education

PE for Parents

The post Introducing PreventEd, Risk Prevention and Education appeared first on Action for Healthy Kids.

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Dove Self-Esteem Project: Highlighting our Differences, Strengthening our Relationships

Arizona Health and Physical Education

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Firstbeat Sports Attending 2024 CSCCa National Conference

First Beat

Firstbeat Sports is attending this year’s National Conference of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) on May 6-8. This year’s event will be held in Fort Worth, Texas. This important conference for strength and conditioning coaches in North America includes practical sessions, keynote speakers, and panel discussions covering a wide range of coaching and training topics.

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Firstbeat Sports Attending American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) Convention

First Beat

Firstbeat Sports is attending this year’s AHCA Convention from April 30 to May 3, 2024. This year’s event will be held in Naples, Florida. The American Hockey Coaches Association was formed in 1947 in Boston, MA, by a handful of college coaches concerned about the game they loved. It has grown to include professional, junior, high school, and youth hockey coaches, as well as referees, administrators, sales representatives, journalists, and fans.