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Play with Purpose

Drowning in the Shallow

A games-based approach can be mistakenly considered as a game-as-teacher approach. This is because children can learn from playing the game. The mistake is not that children can learn from playing the game. Of course they can.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Celebrating a Collaborative Partnership in Health & Learning

Relentless School Nurse

Click to view slideshow. Schools of Nursing and local school district nurses are uniquely positioned to strategically support each other’s missions and visions. How fortunate my Camden City School District (CCSD) is to have the investment and dedication of the Rutgers-Camden School of Nursing as a partner in health and learning! This collaboration began in 2022, when more than 150 CCSD student-athletes faced the risk of being sidelined due to the requirement of physical exams for partici

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Why Parents Need ME Time

RC Families

When did you last give yourself some ME time? It can happen when you take a bath, read a book, go for a walk, exercise or do yoga, get a pedicure or manicure; it can happen in any number of ways. As long as you’re alone with your thoughts or are being present in what.

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Teaching Sportsmanship and Gamesmanship in PE Lessons

The Everlearner

Many PE teachers overtly teach sporting conduct including topics such as sportsmanship, gamesmanship and deviance. Furthermore, PE teachers often make reference to nuanced versions of these concepts such as fair play or etiquette and even types of deviance such as positive and negative deviance. For these reasons, I want to take this blog post as an opportunity to set the standard for teaching these concepts and to try to ensure that the PE teaching sector has a clear perspective on each concept

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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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Teaching Basketball – Ball Handling & Dribbling

The PE Specialist

So you’re gonna start planning your Basketball Unit? First things first – kick it off by reminding those athletic kids that think they don’t need any practice with fundamentals that even PRO players practice the fundamentals to get better and master their skills.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Unseen Sacrifices: A Frontline Doctor’s Journey Through the Pandemic

Relentless School Nurse

Click to view slideshow. March of 2024 will mark four years since the COVID-19 pandemic gripped our nation and the rest of the world. The first COVID-19 patient in New York was reported on March 1, 2020, and it soon became one of the largest epicenters of the disease, overwhelming the healthcare system. Dr. Cornelia Griggs, a pediatric surgery fellow, and mother of two toddlers was completing the final four months of nine years of training when she found herself on the frontline of COVID in her

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An Innovative Use of ECMO Helps Boy Avoid Lung Transplant

Stanford Childrens

Serious infection damages boy’s lungs, but Stanford Medicine Children’s Health critical care doctors heal him over time In literally one day, Jordy Gonzales Perez’s life changed. He went from playing soccer and feeling healthy to having to fight for his life. And it all started with a simple dry cough. “On the last day of school in third grade, he came home with a cough and a rash on his face, chest, and back.

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Do You See What I See? Teamwork – Why this picture became an essential tool in my program

Keeping Kids in Motion

Photo credit: Getty Images I regularly use this image to set the tone for our team-building unit with First-Grade classes. I project the image on a screen as we discuss what teamwork looks and sounds like. It remains on the screen while I.

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Coaching Happy Olympians with Canadian National Team Coach David Kikuchi

Complete Performance

In today’s episode of the PerformHappy podcast, I am thrilled to bring you an exclusive interview with the remarkable Canadian National Team Coach, David Kikuchi. A two-time Olympian himself and the guiding force behind Ellie Black’s journey to three Olympics, Kikuchi is widely recognized as… The post Coaching Happy Olympians with Canadian National Team Coach David Kikuchi appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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The BBC micro:bit playground survey has launched!

PE Scholar

Primary teachers! The BBC micro:bit playground survey has launched! It's a brilliant opportunity to get your pupils using the micro:bit outdoors. Check out the seven fun activities to choose from here: bbc.in/playgroundsurvey Brought to you by @BBC_Teach, @microbit_edu, @Nominet, @ONS and partners.

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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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SS Lazio and Firstbeat Sports Confirm New Multi-Year Deal

First Beat

Firstbeat is excited to announce a new multi-year agreement with SS Lazio that will see the Serie A side use Firstbeat Sports for another three years, following a successful partnership that began in 2020. The Italian club will continue to utilize the Firstbeat Sports athlete performance management platform until 2026. The first team squad and staff will have access to Firstbeat’s comprehensive physiological analytics and the Firstbeat Sports app and Sensor to help optimize player performance an

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PIZZA DELIVERY – Beware of the Pizza Pokers

Keeping Kids in Motion

Pizza Delivery Tag is a game sure to put smiles on your students’ faces. It’s a controlled, slower-paced tag game perfect for small and large groups. I’ve posted two versions (see videos below) of the games along with a photo with the basic directions.

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Challenge Your Students with Parkour

Gopher PE

Looking for a challenging content domain to motivate children to learn a broad range of motor skills? Consider parkour! The goal of parkour is to overcome various obstacles in an efficient and creative way by jumping, swinging, climbing, and running. Research has shown that children love parkour! This was demonstrated by the fact that a majority of children voluntary participated in parkour during recess when they learned it in physical education 1.

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Invasion Games – Unit Planning with a Difference

PE Scholar

The research is clear, we should move away from planning a skill per lesson and seeing PE as some kind of sport technique focused subject.

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Physical Education Teacher Resources

PLT4M

Physical education teacher resources can enhance and support the mission of quality physical education in schools all across the country. We explore some of the best physical education teacher resources and how teachers can tap into lesson plans, technology, and more. What Are Physical Education Teacher Resources? Physical education teacher resources are anything that can help support the physical education class.

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D.E.A.R. Time Redefined

Keeping Kids in Motion

In an effort to curtail the use of devices in our home, we (when I say we, it means anyone who brought our kids into the world) decided to have a new DEAR time. As you’ll notice, we have cleverly replaced the E for.

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Lifestyle Choices for Cardiovascular Wellness: The Latest Clinical Research

Designs for Health

Modifiable factors such as nutritional status, lifestyle, and toxin exposure can influence cardiovascular health and risk management. Newer research explores the role of certain lifestyle choices in cardiovascular health. Blood sugar balance Evidence suggests that blood sugar homeostasis and cardiovascular health are linked. Blood sugar imbalances and certain cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) share some common etiologies.

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PE Insights Episode 7: Phil Mathe – Embracing Holistic Physical Education

PE Scholar

Introduction Welcome to the latest episode review of the PE Insighs podcast, where we dive into meaningful conversations about physical education with

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Physical Education Articles For Advocacy

PLT4M

Physical education doesn’t always garner the same level of attention as other academic subjects throughout the school day. But as schools search for ways to support students’ mental health, academic performance, and overall healthy lifestyles, physical education can play a crucial role in student success. Physical education articles can highlight physical education classes’ why, what, and how.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Move Beyond Nurse to Student Ratios and Focus on Staffing for Safe Care

Relentless School Nurse

School nurses are crucial in maintaining the health and well-being of students, which in turn affects their academic success and the overall functionality of schools. The National Association of School Nurses (NASN), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and American Nurses Association (ANA) have historically recommended nurse-to-student ratios, but these recommendations have evolved due to the increasing complexity of students’ healthcare needs and the lack of one-size-fits-all evidence t

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Vitamin C: Fueling Nitric Oxide for Healthy Blood Vessels

Designs for Health

While most people are familiar with vitamin C’s role in promoting immune health , its lesser-known role is promoting cardiovascular health through its interactions with nitric oxide (NO) and the blood vessel lining, or endothelium. Vitamin C (also referred to as ascorbate) plays a beneficial role in promoting endothelial function and maintaining vascular integrity.

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Episode 8: Dr Vicky Randall – Children First and Movement Language

PE Scholar

Children First & Movement Language: PE's role in helping children understand their bodies, develop confidence & navigate the physical world.