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Tween Misses Old Heart but Grateful for New One After Transplant

Stanford Childrens

A multispecialty Stanford heart team takes heroic measures to ensure a good outcome for a complex heart transplant Last fall, Zoë Roesler started feeling faint, dizzy, and sweaty during school golf tournaments. She and her family knew she had a heart issue, but up until then it was controlled and didn’t cause her problems. “We came in for a routine checkup and were told her heart function was declining rapidly.

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Gymnastics Lesson Plans

PLT4M

Gymnastics lesson plans offer an introduction to the basic components of gymnastics skills. Students can practice and develop body control, balance, mobility, strength, and more through the fun and exciting sport of gymnastics. We break down the what, why, and how of introducing gymnastics lesson plans to students. Gymnastic Lesson Plans Don’t Need To Be Complicated!

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Saying Goodbye to My #1 Fan

Changing the Game Project

On April 19, 2024, I said goodbye to my #1 fan. I said goodbye to the person who always told me “I love watching you play.” To the person who believed in me no matter what, and always encouraged me to dream big, and to jump off the cliff and grow my wings on the way down. On April 19, my beautiful mom Kathleen O’Sullivan, known by all of us as Granny O, passed away.

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Rookie of the Year

Arizona Health and Physical Education

A rookie is a person new to our profession. In contrast with a veteran who has experience and expertise, a rookie is usually inexperienced and prone to making mistakes, however, if you know of a Rookie Health and Physical Education Teacher that has proven exceptional skills, please consider nominating them. The process is easy! Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help.

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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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Q&A: Answering the ‘Why’ Behind Liver Transplant Inequity

Stanford Childrens

Pediatric liver transplant candidates are a very vulnerable population. Despite the increasing numbers of pediatric liver transplants over the last several years, there are still children who die every year waiting for a lifesaving transplant. Unfortunately, Black and Hispanic children who are awaiting liver transplantation may face disparities during the pediatric transplant process.

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A word of wisdom for revising PE and Sport students

The Everlearner

Dear PE/Sport student, I am writing this post to you and I am assuming that, at some point in the coming weeks, you will be sitting down to complete a PE or Sport exam for your GCSE, A-level, BTEC, Cambridge National or NCFE course. If this is the case, I want to draw your attention to one unifying theme of PE exams that can help all of you.

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High School Teacher of the Year

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Do you know of an outstanding High School Physical Education Teacher? If so, please consider nominating them for this award. The process is easy and once they are nominated, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help. Educators who meet the eligibility requirements and exemplify the criteria for these awards may apply or be nominated by a colleague.

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Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Draws Attention to Sustainability Through Recycled Art

Stanford Childrens

Integrating sustainable artwork in a hospital setting can have numerous benefits, from enhancing environment’s aesthetics to promoting well-being among patients, staff, and visitors. There are over 4,000 whimsical art pieces at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford , which is the center of the Stanford Medicine Children’s Health network. Among the vast collection of paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, 2% of the artwork are made from recycled materials.

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Is Your Tongue Healing or Hurting Others?

RC Families

Your tongue is one of your most powerful parenting tools. If you’re like me, you have days when you use it wisely and generously and feel great about your parenting skills and patience. And then there are those days that you wish you could press re-wind and take back words that you said. Sometimes those.

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Spectrum of Teaching Styles

PE Scholar

Mosston & Ashworth Imagine a framework that presents not one way to teach, but eleven.

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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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Call for Presentation Proposals

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Please consider submitting a presentation proposal for the 2024 Arizona State Convention. We will be meeting in-person on November 6th and 7th at the Mesa Convention Center. Proposals will be selected based on their target audience (elementary or secondary) and the needs of our members.

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Journalism Student Covers Major International Golfing Tournament

The Sporting

Solent University Student Covers the Masters in Augusta Don’t ask, don’t get: journalism student gets a rare opportunity to cover the Masters in Augusta - The Sporting Blog tells the full story! Masters club house in Augusta Solent University, Southampton, provided a ‘once in a lifetime’ work opportunity for one of its sports journalism students, who recently returned to the UK after covering the Masters in Augusta - one of the most iconic golfing events in the world.

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USDA Updates to School Nutrition Standards

PE for Parents

SummaryAFHK's team is ready to offer support and resources to our school partners in meeting USDA's updated school nutrition standards.

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Preventing Injuries and Building Strength in Young Gymnasts with Dr. Jenny Borda PT, DPT

Complete Performance

Today, we’re diving into a topic that’s crucial for the longevity and success of young gymnasts: injury prevention and strength building. And who better to guide us through this than the esteemed gymnastics physical therapist, Dr. Jenny Borda PT, DPT. Dr. Borda shares her expert… The post Preventing Injuries and Building Strength in Young Gymnasts with Dr.

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National Physical Education & Sport Week

Arizona Health and Physical Education

National PE & Sport Week is a celebration of the importance of physical education and health education, in addition to kicking off National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Health and physical education is a critical component of a well-rounded education. It’s where students learn: Fundamental motor skills needed to participate in physical activity, which is vital at all stages of life; Critical personal and social skills needed to help manage daily tasks and challenges; and Important char

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The 3 Best Ways to Speed Up Recovery After a Workout

The Sporting

The Best Ways to Speed Up Recovery After a Workout To maximise your performance in the gym or on the field, you need to take care of the basics. We look at the 3 best ways to speed up recovery - including the latest stats, tips and proven fitness secrets! Speeding up recovery will improve muscle repair and support your overall health and well-being Professional athletes and fitness enthusiasts agree that if you want to speed up your recovery, you need to go back to basics.

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Primary Concept Curriculum: Key Stage 2 (Year 6) Lesson Walk-Through

PE Scholar

Introduction Primary physical education (PE) holds a significant place in a child's holistic development.

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Lessons From Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour: Adapting to Change in K-12

FACTS Management

It’s no secret that Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour (and her catalog of music) is making a massive impact on pop culture and economies worldwide. It’s projected that the Eras tour could gross $2.2 billion in North American ticket sales alone, according to survey data provided to CNN. That doesn’t include the economic ripple effect that happens as Taylor Swift fans (a.k.a. swifties) sell out hotels and fill restaurants in any city where she performs.

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Firstbeat Sports Attending National Basketball Strength Coaches Association (NBSCA) 2024 Vendor Trade Show

First Beat

Firstbeat Sports will attend this year’s NBSCA Vendor Trade Show. The event will be held on Thursday, May 16 in Chicago. The National Basketball Strength & Conditioning Association (NBSCA) is a professional organization of certified NBA Head and Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coaches. The NBSCA’s mission is to serve its members by providing them with the resources and tools necessary to grow professionally and develop their skill set so that they may better serve the NBA, its organiza

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Alumni Spotlight – Wade Russell

MSU

Currently, I work at Total Package Hockey (TPH) in London, Ontario. My title is Head of Hockey and I oversee all of our on-ice programming. We work with players ranging from first-time skaters up to professionals. We run a variety of programs and offer third-party assistance to minor hockey players, teams, and programs in the southwestern Ontario region.

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Treadmill Running Workouts For Students

PLT4M

Treadmill running workouts can boost students’ confidence and comfort in the world of running. Almost every school fitness center and gym has one or multiple treadmills! However, many students might get on the treadmill at a comfortable pace and run for 20 minutes straight without a plan or idea of what to do. And that can get boring! The best treadmill workouts motivate and inspire beginners to advanced runners through fun and challenging running workouts.

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Decodable Book Collections to Support K-2 Phonics

S&S

S&S now carries Decodable Collections to support your K-2 phonics program. These book packs are now available as classroom libraries and bookrooms! With a wide selection of unique decodables titles to choose from, each collection contains selections from a variety … Read More The post Decodable Book Collections to Support K-2 Phonics appeared first on S&S Blog.

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Lactobacillus paracasei: Powerful Probiotic for Oral Microbial Balance

Designs for Health

The oral microbiome comprises over 700 bacterial species , forming a complex ecosystem. Like promoting an optimal gut microbiome, maintaining a balanced oral microbiome can support healthy inflammatory responses and immune function. Certain probiotics, like Lactobacillus paracasei ( L. paracasei ) , have shown promise in clinical studies for promoting oral health and potentially reducing the proliferation of pathogenic bacterial strains linked to dental concerns.

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Feb 2024: MCAS Ballot Initiative

Rennie Center

Feb 2024: MCAS Ballot Initiative catherine-rauseo Tue, 04/23/2024 - 17:50 Tue, 02/06/2024 - 12:00 Read More News Type Newsletter

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March 2024: Rethinking Grading

Rennie Center

March 2024: Rethinking Grading catherine-rauseo Tue, 04/23/2024 - 17:52 Tue, 03/05/2024 - 12:00 Read More News Type Newsletter

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