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10 GCSE Biology Teaching Points Relevant to GCSE PE Teachers (Part 2)

The Everlearner

In this week’s blog, I want to revisit and complete a post I released a fortnight ago. On Wednesday 18th of October 2023, I released Part 1 of this two-part series on the important elements of GCSE biology that GCSE PE teachers need to be aware of. My role today is to follow that up with Part 2.

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This Is How My School Stocks Up on Kindness … and PE Equipment

SHAPE America

As a physical education teacher, I have been doing school fundraisers for 23 years. For 18 of those years, I did Hoops for Heart through the American Heart Association. In spring 2019, my school, Odessa Upper Elementary, was one of the pilot schools for SHAPE America’s health. moves. minds. FUNdraiser , and 2022-2023 was our fifth year of participation.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Because We Live in a Country That Requires a Survivors Toolkit for Gun Violence…

Relentless School Nurse

Community gun violence, like the mass shooting that happened this week in Lewiston, Maine impacts those closest to the tragedy, surrounding areas, and even people far beyond the physical proximity to the events. Gun violence has wide-reaching implications and affects anyone who identifies as a survivor. I know this first-hand from my father, who survived the murders of his entire family and ten neighbors when he was twelve years old.

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Something Wicked(ly fun) is Happening at Stanford Children’s Health

Stanford Childrens

Inside the spook-tacular celebration at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Doctors, nurses, therapists, hospital staff and volunteers at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford all went the extra mile to give patients the ‘BOOst’ they need to feel better this Halloween. Young patients and hospital staff who were dressed as Barbie, Super Mario, princesses, superheroes and even Pokémon characters took to Stanford Children’s Annual Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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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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Primary Concept Curriculum

PE Scholar

Early Years – Lesson 1 Walk-Through Introduction In this blog, and in the supporting video below, we'll take you through a detailed walkthrough of how to

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The Relentless School Nurse: Gorp’s Gift – A Lesson in Gun Safety for our Youngest Students

Relentless School Nurse

Gorp’s Gift by Sherri Chessen – Download the open-access book here! Considering the importance of sharing the concept of gun safety, utilizing the children’s book, “Gorp’s Gift” as an educational tool seems promising. This book effectively communicates responsible behavior around guns, using the character Gorp to engage students and emphasize the need for caution and safety first.

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‘There is Hope:’ New Developments in Pediatric Epilepsy Treatment

Stanford Childrens

Epilepsy, a common neurological disorder, can be a devastating disease for children, not only physically but emotionally. Children and their families often don’t know when seizures will occur and how often they will recur. That can lead to a lot of additional stress and anxiety at school. Some families may feel helpless. Over the last 10 years, many improvements have been made—whether they are drug therapies, neuromodulators, or surgery.

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New Arizona Health and Physical Education President, Chelsey Sands

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Hello amazing AZHPE members!!! =) My name is Chelsey Sands. I am currently in my 12th year of teaching in the area of Special Education, and my 8th year of teaching Adapted P.E. in the Tempe Elementary School District. I have been an AZHPE member since 2016 and served as the APE co-chair and chair for 4 years. In my free time, I like to hike, travel, and listen to live music.

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Halloween Fun!

Montessori Physical Education

Are you looking for a fun Halloween activity that is surprisingly difficult? Have your students try “Zombie Fitness.” All your students have to do is stand up from a prone position. However, this simple challenge gets more complicated when they cannot use certain appendages anymore. As they stand up, not using an arm or leg, they will look more and more like zombies!

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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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The Relentless School Nurse: Ohio School Nurse Rachel Ocampo’s, Assessment Skills Save the Life of a Third Grader!

Relentless School Nurse

The story of the third grader at Parkside Elementary School highlights the critical role that school nurses play in ensuring the well-being of students. T he timely intervention of the school’s licensed nurse, Rachel Ocampo, proved to be life-saving for Kassie Machado’s daughter, Mia. Ocampo’s astute observation skills and medical expertise allowed her to identify the signs of anemia in Mia, prompting urgent medical attention that potentially saved her life.

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Zinc Carnosine for Gastric Mucosal Health

Designs for Health

Zinc-L-carnosine (ZnC) is a chelated compound containing the dipeptide L-carnosine and the essential trace element zinc. Human trials and animal studies have demonstrated the ability of ZnC to promote gastrointestinal (GI) mucosal barrier function through its demonstrated anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Both zinc and L-carnosine individually promote proper wound healing.

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Thank You!

Arizona Health and Physical Education

On behalf of our past president, Lara Cox, and the entire Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors, we would like to thank you for your participation in the 2023 Arizona State Convention. We will be putting together a 2023 State Convention Digital Photo Album. If you have a few good photos of activities, events, or members networking at the convention, please send them our way, ( association@azhpe.org ).

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How to Praise Your Kids

RC Families

How to praise your kids? You may be thinking that praising your kids comes naturally and easily. You may feel like you do it all the time and certainly don’t need a “how to” lesson. But I’d like to ask you to be open to the fact that there is a difference between generic praise.

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Examining karate and football perceptions and their links with athlete engagement and quality of life

PE Scholar

Football and karate their sports examined whether these perceptions predicted athletes' engagement and quality of life.

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American College Football: How It's Changed and How It Hasn't

The Sporting

A Look at American College Football Throughout the Years From substitutions to players, college football of the past would look very different to a 21st-century visitor. We take a fascinating trip through time, looking at how American college football has changed since the 1930s - and how it hasn’t. American college football has experienced a few changes since the 1930s By Norman L.

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SRP Touchdowns for Teachers™

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Score funding for your classroom with SRP Touchdowns for Teachers. For every Arizona Cardinals touchdown in the 2023 NFL season, two teachers will receive a $500 grant from SRP.

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Great equipment needs solid instruction to create impactful results

Fit and Fun Play

In the world of movement education and recreation services, simply acquiring the finest products does not guarantee success. Achieving the ideal synergy between top-notch equipment and the expertise to effectively utilize it is a challenging endeavor.

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How Can a Curriculum Inform My Coaching?

Player Development Project

Curriculums can be an invaluable source of guidance for coaches. They help us to cover a complete range of themes and topics, provide a framework for planning sessions across an entire season, and facilitate the consistent application of ideas and playing philosophies in all teams within a club or programme. Below, we explore the benefits of using a curriculum, and discuss ways that coaches and programme directors can implement curriculums within their clubs.

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American College Football: Winning Ugly

The Sporting

When Winning is All That Counts: Ugly Wins in American College Football In American college football history, securing that big win was all that mattered - even if that meant playing dirty. Read the story of college football before the age of instant replays - by sports writer Norman L. Macht. Syracuse football in the 1960s - when that big win was all that mattered!

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Interview with Megan Ray – Learning to Trust Yourself

Complete Performance

Welcome back to another exciting episode of the PerformHappy Podcast! Today, I have the privilege of interviewing the incredible Megan Ray, a third-year Division One gymnast at UC Davis. Megan is not just an exceptional athlete but also a genuinely kind-hearted individual. In this episode,… The post Interview with Megan Ray – Learning to Trust Yourself appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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Girls Active 2023

The PE Hub

Girls Active 2023 At The PE Hub it is our core belief that physical education plays a critical role in developing well-rounded, healthy children and young people. However, it is unfortunately the case that many children don’t get the opportunities to develop a lifelong enjoyment for games, athleticism, and physical activity, and in particular girls, as has been highlighted in a new study by the Youth Sports Trust.

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#031 What is transition and how do we coach it?

Player Development Project

Reader,​​There is no doubt the game of football is getting quicker at the highest level. I like to think of it as ‘high speed chess.’ In recent years, we’ve seen teams like Liverpool have great success with highly aggressive counter-pressing and in 2016 we saw Leicester City win a Premier League title that no one expected which was based on organised defence and quick counter attack in behind.

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Hall of Fame Nicknames Quiz (+ Answers)

The Sporting

Our Hall of Fame Nicknames Quiz: 20+ Names and Answers Baseball writer Norman L. Macht lists some of the greatest MLB Hall of Famers of all-time - but do you know their real names? Test your baseball knowledge with our Hall of Fame nicknames quiz! Hall of Famer Lefty Gomez with wife June O’Dea During Major League Baseball’s first 100 years, so many players were known by nicknames , most fans never heard or read their real given names.

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The Power of Data: How Data-Driven Solutions Benefit K-12 Schools

FACTS Management

In the digital age, data has become the backbone of decision-making and progress across various sectors, and education is no exception. As part of the edtech industry, the team at FACTS is constantly looking at how data can shape education and, most importantly, how we can use it to help schools and students. Whether you’ve got tons of data on hand that you don’t know what to do with or are looking for new solutions for your school to provide you with better data, here are some of the top ways t

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15 Incentives to Boost Family Engagement Attendence

S&S

To encourage families to attend school or organization events and boost attendance, it’s essential to offer incentives that make participation more appealing and worthwhile. Here are some effective incentives that can be offered: 1) Educational Workshops: Provide informative workshops on … Read More The post 15 Incentives to Boost Family Engagement Attendence appeared first on S&S Blog.

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Basketball rules worksheet

PE Scholar

A two-sided quiz on rules relating to basketball with an answer page provided - remember not to issue this to students as well!

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Collagen: A Clinical Look at Hair and Skin Health

Designs for Health

The skin is composed of three layers: epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis. The dermis is the largest of the three skin layers and contains a high amount of collagen. During the aging process or exposure to certain environmental factors including UV light, the skin’s collagen structure may degrade or accumulate abnormally. This may also involve reduced elasticity , deterioration of fibroblast number or function, dermal thinning, and decreases in collagen production.

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8 Ways to Improve the Family Experience with Technology

FACTS Management

There’s a lot to keep in mind when trying to choose the best solutions for your school. From budget to implementation, it’s important to make sure that any tech platform you invest in is a good fit. One of the most important things to consider (and a factor that’s often overlooked) is the family experience. No matter how much time a product saves your school, if families have a terrible time using it, it’s not a good investment.