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Fishin’ for Change: Combining Physical Education and Outdoor Recreation

SHAPE America

We teach at the Ancona School, a small, progressive elementary school in the Hyde Park area of Chicago’s South Side. Each year, our school’s Gone Fishin’ trip combines physical education with outdoor recreation. However, while fishing provides a pretext for this annual outing, the real goal is to give students an immersive opportunity for exploration and skill development in a natural setting.

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The Relentless School Nurse: I Had a Life-Enriching Experience at the Lake Nona Impact Forum

Relentless School Nurse

The Lake Nona Impact Forum (LNIF) is an annual gathering of the nation’s leading health care innovators, scientists, thought leaders and CEO’s to share deep discussions about the latest advancements in health and wellness. I was invited to participate this year to share my work as a school nurse and family member of survivors and victims of gun violence.

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Pro Soccer Team Takes on 100 Schoolboys

Physical Education Update

It’s almost time for summer vacation here in North America. Traditionally, I stop posting bi-weekly blogs and newsletters during this period, to avoid sending emails to accounts that won’t be checked until next September. So, I’ll probably send a single blog at the end of July, but not much else over these summer months. Here’s a final video that I think you’ll enjoy – especially if you’ve ever coached or taught soccer.

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The 5 Best Mexican NFL Players in History

The Sporting

The Best Mexican NFL Players of All-Time There is no doubt that the NFL has seen its share of players from outside the United States throughout the years- especially that country just to the South. In Mexico, football has been just popular enough that the NFL will occasionally go down there and play a game during the season. Legendary Mexican NFL player Anthony Munoz In this article, we’ll concentrate on those players with Mexican heritage, including what they’ve done for the NFL over the years.

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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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You Can Empower Youth to Make Informed Choices About Drugs and Health

SHAPE America

Every single day, youth—like all people—make choices that affect their health, including the use of tobacco, alcohol, cannabis, and other drugs. It is critical to support youth in making informed, health-promoting choices. Educators play a critical role in helping youth develop the fundamental health literacy skills that will support their health and well-being throughout their lives.

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The Relentless School Nurse: RWJF Celebrating Women Trailblazers Who Are Advancing Health Equity.

Relentless School Nurse

I always read emails from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) , a legacy philanthropic foundation dedicated to building a “Culture of Health” across the country. This week’s newsletter is celebrating Women’s History Month and features women who have spent their careers advancing health equity. I read the list of women and the individual stories that are linked in the article.

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2023 Arizona State Convention

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Hello Arizona Health and Physical Educators! I hope this message finds you well, rested & enjoying spring break. My name is Lara Cox and I am your current AzHPE president. I am delighted to share with you who our keynote speaker will be for our state convention in October. Please watch the video below and find out that we are LUCKY to have… Introduction Video from President Lara Cox (Click Here) Discounted Registration (Click Here) Please feel free to contact Lara Cox, President with

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Can A-level PE Lead to a Degree in Medicine? Part 2

The Everlearner

In December 2021, I unknowingly wrote my most popular blog post ever. It was “Can A-level PE Lead to a Degree in Medicine?” and the post has received tens of thousands of reads. The post was based on the experiences of my elder daughter who, in summer 2021, was a student about to embark on a potential A-level path that might lead to a degree in medicine.

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Football's Greatest Number 10s

The Sporting

The Greatest No. 10s in Football History The No. 10 is the driver, the orchestrator, the magician that pushes an attacking team forward, penetrating defences and unlocking goals. Playing between the central midfielders and forwards, the greatest No. 10s are equal part goalscorers and goal creators. Great football No. 10 Pele Some of the greatest players to play the sport have worn the No. 10 shirt or played the position named after the jersey number.

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New Logo and a New Contest!

Montessori Physical Education

If you have been to montessoriphysicaleducation.com or any of our social media recently, you might have noticed a slight change. Our old logo has been updated, and it looks great. The new logo retains the charm of the old one by keeping geometric shapes and colors, but the lettering is more apparent, and it includes the name of the brand. The old one was made on an outdated Microsoft Paint document, while the new one is obviously professionally done.

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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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Strive 11 Fitness - disrupting the bootcamp model

My Zone

Looking for a great example of how to use member-centricity and tech to drive innovation and improve the customer experience? Take a read, below, of our chat with Devan Gonzalez, co-founder of Strive 11 Fitness LLC in Los Angeles, a disrupter in the health and fitness space. With a long-held passion for fitness, Devan was a martial arts instructor by the age of just 13.

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Assessing the Health and Wellbeing Area of Learning and Experience – Focus Group Opportunity

PE Scholar

Sport Wales is looking to find out more about the how PE teachers are assessing the HWB AoLE, and what could be put in place to help teachers across Wales.

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Wimbledon Winners: Male Winners of Wimbledon 1877 - 2022

The Sporting

Wimbledon Winners List: Men’s Championship Winners A list of all winners of the men’s Championships at the All England Club, Wimbledon, going all the way back to 1877! Year Winner Runner-Up Match Score 2022 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Nick Kyrgios (Australia) 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 7–6(7–3) 2021 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Matteo Berrettini (Italy) 6–7(4–7), 6–4, 6–4, 6–3 2020 canceled 2019 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Roger Federer (Swiz) 7–6(7–5), 1–6, 7–6(7–4), 4–6, 13–12(7–3) 2018 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Kevin A

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8 Ways You Can Teach Your Kids to Live Healthy Lives

Keeping Kids in Motion

Please welcome Amanda Henderson as a guest writer for Keeping Kids in Motion. Amanda is both a mom to two rambunctious boys and a preschool teacher, so she knows from experience how quickly a situation can become unsafe. She created and writes for Safe.

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Speak These 5 Truths Into Your Kids Every Day

RC Families

Are you speaking truths into your kids? You tell your kids many things every day. When it’s time to get up, what they need to remember to take to school, that you will pick them up after practice, and a multitude of other pieces of information, the most important being I love you. However, as.

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Predictors of the Level of Physical Activity in Physically Active Older People

PE Scholar

Factors such as gender and education can predict the level of physical activity in the physically active elderly population.

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Top 5 Greatest Polish Football Players

The Sporting

The Best Polish Football Players in History In this article, we will rank Poland’s top football stars, including players of the past and active Polish players. Poland are FIFA World Cup regulars, playing in eight editions of the tournament. This year will make it nine in Qatar. Despite not experiencing much success, Poland regularly produces quality talent, and the country is very much a footballing nation.

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The Latest on Probiotics and Periodontal Health

Designs for Health

The oral microbiome is the second largest microbial community in the human body. It contains more than 700 types of microorganisms , including more than 100 species of bacteria. Research indicates that the oral microbiome may play an important role in periodontal health, dental integrity, and oral wellness. Evidence suggests that some functional similarities may exist between gastrointestinal (GI) and oral microbiota.

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Youthful Promise: A Review of the 2023 AKA Hiring Season

AKA Sports

The bulk of the AKA hiring season is January-February. We interviewed 96 new and returning applicants. And yes, there’s room for more. I like to make this an annual report. An opportunity to review what we’ve learned from the words, the energies, and the apprehensions of these recent AKA applicants, as well as a time to reflect on the promise of what’s ahead thanks to an upcoming generation of ambitious and intelligent leaders.

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Top Elevate Sessions for Business Managers

FACTS Management

Calling all Business Managers! With over 120 professional development and thought leadership sessions on offer, Elevate is a perfect fit for so many members of the education community – not just teachers and principals. In fact, a third of Elevate attendees work in their school’s business offices! If you’re looking for an opportunity to network, exchange trade knowledge, and just get to know other professionals doing the same work as you, you’ll definitely want to add this conference to your cal

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The Greatest Dribblers in NBA History

The Sporting

The Best Dribblers in NBA History The National Basketball Association (NBA) is home to some of the greatest athletes ever to play the game. From legendary scorers to shutdown defenders, the NBA has seen an incredible array of talent, including some amazing ball handlers. Kyrie Irving - great shooter and amazing dribbler Dribbling is an art form specific to the game of basketball, and a few players stand out as the greatest dribblers in NBA history.

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The Latest on Probiotics and Periodontal Health

Designs for Health

The oral microbiome is the second largest microbial community in the human body. It contains more than 700 types of microorganisms , including more than 100 species of bacteria. Research indicates that the oral microbiome may play an important role in periodontal health, dental integrity, and oral wellness. Evidence suggests that some functional similarities may exist between gastrointestinal (GI) and oral microbiota.

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7 Healthy Recipes for Your Family Meal Plan!

Fit and Fun Play

As a parent or caregiver, providing nutritious meals for your family is essential for their growth and development. However, with busy schedules and different food preferences, planning and preparing healthy meals can be challenging. In this post, we share some favorite healthy and nutritious recipes from our Fit & Fun team that you can incorporate into your family meal plan.

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The Sure Breaking Limits Programme for Primary and Secondary Schools

Association for Physical Education

16/03/2023 The Sure Breaking Limits Programme is back with brand-new PE and PSHE curriculum-linked lesson resources. Since the success of Topic 1: Confident Mover – using physical movement to build […] The post The Sure Breaking Limits Programme for Primary and Secondary Schools appeared first on Association for Physical Education - Association For Physical Education | P.E.

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The 7 Fastest Serves in Tennis History

The Sporting

The All-Time Fastest Serves in Tennis When Madison Keys called the power servers of the men’s game “boring” in 2018, perhaps she was doing them a disservice. No pun intended. But who has the ‘Biggest’ serve of all time? "‘BFG’ John Isner takes a serve There is a huge amount of skill in projecting a ball to the backboard before you can say “ace”. However, the really big servers rarely win major titles, showing that there has to be a subtlety allied to the sledgehammer.

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Score Big with Blitzball: The Perfect Addition to Your PE Program!

Gopher PE

Have you heard your students talk about Blitzball? This new game is similar to whiffle ball, but uses a unique patent-pending baseball design that allows players to add more spin and speed to each pitch! Blitzball is a great way to challenge students and add a unique twist to the game while meeting SHAPE America National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12.

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Student Voices Related to Moving While Learning

Moving Minds Blog

If you’re reading this, you probably value your students’ perspectives and you are interested in offering physical activity opportunities for them. While many studies have been conducted to show support for classroom physical activity, most of them report on the amount of physical activity the breaks provide for students and/or how the physical activity relates [.

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Strength And Conditioning App – 5 Keys for High Schools

PLT4M

What is the right workout app for high school strength and conditioning? We break down the 5 keys for a high school strength and conditioning app. In addition, we highlight schools across the country using a strength and conditioning app for PE and athletics. The Unique Needs of High School Strength and Conditioning If you have ever been in a high school weight room, you know the unique nature of high school strength and conditioning.

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Classic 4 Day Split Workout Routine

The Sporting

The Best 4 Day Workout Routine for All-Rounders and Beginners The ‘Bro Split’ has been much derided over the last decade or so, but if you are new to bodybuilding, these sorts of workout splits can be a great way to structure your workouts Whether you are someone that is brand new to the gym and training, or simply getting back into things, this 4 day split will provide a solid structure for your workouts.

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afPE Initial Teacher Education Conference 2023

Association for Physical Education

afPE ITE Conference 2023 A must-attend event for the ITE community. If you’re involved in training the PE teachers of tomorrow, join us in Birmingham for a day of professional […] The post afPE Initial Teacher Education Conference 2023 appeared first on Association for Physical Education - Association For Physical Education | P.E.

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Current Student Spotlight – Gavin Parker

MSU

Gavin works as the Managing Director of Tournament Production for Seattle Pride Hockey Association (SPHA). He does this mostly remotely, as he is currently in East Lansing while finishing his Master’s degree and assisting MSU Gymnastics. What brought you to the SCLA program? I want to work as part of the operations department of a professional or collegiate hockey team, but I needed more academic background and preparation than my undergraduate degree could provide.

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Why Everyone Should Have The Buddy Circle™

Fit and Fun Play

The Buddy Circle™ (available in English or Spanish) was created as a wonderful tool to address student to student conflict. Use the Buddy Circle™ much like you would use a "talking bench"; to help children work out differences. The words are great reminders of what students should do to engage in appropriate social emotional skills! The BUDDY CIRCLE™ can be used to teach students how to address conflicts with other students FACE TO FACE while the words remind them what they should be working tow

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The Benefits of Gymnastics for Adults

The Sporting

The Many Benefits of Gymnastics for Adults Many of you might think that gymnastics is only for children. But there is no such thing as ‘too late’ in this sport! People originally believed that at a certain age, you could no longer add muscle cells to your body. However, studies show that a six-week weight-training plan can help people even in their eighties gain functionally significant strength.

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Cooloongup Primary School – Quality Mark Blog

Association for Physical Education

13/03/2023 The afPE Quality Mark Award is a prestigious award that will evidence the strength and quality of Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity (PESSPA) in your school. The […] The post Cooloongup Primary School – Quality Mark Blog appeared first on Association for Physical Education - Association For Physical Education | P.E.

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How to use a TA in PE? Teaching Assistant (TA) and PE Teacher Guidance Template

PE Scholar

Ever wondered how to use a TA in PE? This document helps establish routines before, during and after a PE lesson.

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