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How Professional Associations Have Made Me a Better Health and Physical Education Teacher and Leader

SHAPE America

When I began my teaching career in 2007, I was 22 years old. Four years of college had gone by faster than I could blink my eyes and then I was back in high school — now responsible for the education of students who were only four to seven years younger than me. Like the Eminem song, my palms were sweaty, my knees were weak, and my arms were heavy. I was scared out of my mind.

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Teaching Students to Overcome Adversity

Active Schools Us

Author: Joe McCarthy My goal is for students to learn how to overcome obstacles, whether at school, at home, with friends, or in sports. I want to equip students with the tools and knowledge to prepare them to make positive choices. I want students to feel that they can overcome anything! Finding Strength in Challenges Research has shown that people who have faced significant adversity are often more successful.

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Stanford Children’s Expands Simulation Innovation Center to Enhance Skills, Confidence, and Teamwork

Stanford Childrens

Ever wonder what it takes to deliver a baby? Or how medical professionals learn how to respond to heart attacks? In health care, being prepared for any situation is critical. The expansion of the new Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Simulation Innovation Center is able to provide more hands-on health care training for health care professionals and improve care for young patients and pregnant women.

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Preventing Bullying in Youth Sports with Jaime Hamilton

Complete Performance

On today’s PerformHappy Podcast episode, I’m thrilled to welcome Professor Jaime Hamilton. She’s not just any expert; she’s a communication guru and a fierce advocate for bullying awareness. Jaime, founded The Comm Experts to bridge the gap between higher education and real-world contexts, with a… The post Preventing Bullying in Youth Sports with Jaime Hamilton appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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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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Leading Your Team: 3 Keys to Success

SHAPE America

Leadership is a balance of art and science; whether in a boat on the water, serving in the military, or learning in a classroom, success hinges on remaining calm as you navigate the storm of outside influences, understanding the individuals you lead and inspiring the desire to “own your role.” Drawing from 12 years of experience as a coxswain in the sport of rowing and eight years as an officer in the Marine Corps, the parallels between these seemingly disparate domains are pretty apparent.

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Using Student Voice in PE

PE Scholar

Written by Grace Cardiff & Lee Sullivan In our previous blog we explored why collecting student voice can form a critical part of your curriculum and

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Field Day for All: Inclusive Games for Every Student

Gopher PE

The phrase “Field Day’ brings you back to the end of a school year. It is a chance for middle school and elementary students to come together to play tug of war, kickball, or even softball against other classes. Kids racing on foot to see who will be the fastest in school followed by popsicles and water balloons. Have you tried this at the High School Level?

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How You Can Build a Better School Website for Greater Online Presence

FACTS Management

Does your school have an active website? Has it been updated recently? A school website is an important part of maintaining a presence online and bringing potential families offline with more enrollment and better community engagement. So, how do you leverage your school website to get your school in front of more parents? Here, we will discuss why your school website is a crucial part of your school’s identity and how you can take advantage of it to highlight your school’s individual personalit

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6 Ways to Use Model Answers in Your PE and Sport Lessons

The Everlearner

Dear PE colleague, I invite you to think about the types of learning resources that you spend most of your time creating. If you look at the entirety of your lesson preparation time, which types of documents, presentations and tasks do you tend to find yourself making? In my earlier career, I made a lot of PowerPoint presentations, worksheets and past-paper question sets.

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Register for a chance to win Dback Tickets!

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Register starting today through June 21st for a chance to win 4 Dback tickets valid for a game through September 27, 2024. Please visit www.azhpe.org/state for registration information. A raffle will be held on Saturday, June 22nd.

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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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A Night of Glitz and Glamour for Stanford Children’s Patients

Stanford Childrens

It was a day 22-year-old Khalieghya Dandie-Evans had been looking forward to ever since she saw the flyer on Instagram. “I woke up and was like, ‘Oh yeah, I’m ready for prom,’” she said. On May 31, prom returned to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. The Child Life and Creative Arts team , along with volunteers, transformed the hospital’s Dunlevie Garden into New York City’s iconic Central Park so teen patients could experience a time-honor

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Practicum in Physical Education Teacher Education: An Educational Partnership?

PE Scholar

Teacher educators express and understand their educational partnership and mutual contribution to the practicum in PETE.

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What Do You Do With Your Words, all 7000 of them?

RC Families

Your Words kill, your words give life; they’re either poison or fruit–You choose! Every day, you will speak at least 7,000 words (some people a whole lot more!). Those words are your imprint on the world. They dictate how people perceive you – and largely define you. How many of the words that you spoke.

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Congratulations to Natalie Cinkova for joining the Denver University Tennis Team!

Sport World School

Our student Natalie Cinkova got accepted to Denver University with a full NCAA scholarship, where she will be playing for their tennis team. The post Congratulations to Natalie Cinkova for joining the Denver University Tennis Team! appeared first on Sport World School.

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Every Kid Sports Announces Eleana Fanaika as New Executive Director

Every Kids Sports

BEND, OR – June 6, 2024 – Every Kid Sports, a national nonprofit that empowers children in income-restricted families to play sports, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Eleana Fanaika as its new Executive Director. Ms. Fanaika brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role, having served in multiple leadership capacities for the organization during a career dedicated to creating access to sports for children across America.

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Traditional fitness testing in PE is not for me! But is there another way?

PE Scholar

By Nathan Parkin | PhysiGames Introduction Imagine yourself as a Year 7 maths teacher, eager to engage your students in a lesson that challenges their

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How to engage more of your community in fitness

My Zone

You don’t need to have a huge fitness event to have a huge impact within your community. With an achievable goal for almost everyone, Myzone record holding gym, Jones Fitness, has cemented its place as a health partner for members and anyone that wants to move.

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Father’s Day Craft Stick Frame

S&S

Looking for a simple but personal DIY craft? Create a picture frame for Dad using just craft sticks and glue. Once you have the frame together, decorate it using your favorite accessories, glitter, paint, buttons, the possibilities are endless. This … Read More The post Father’s Day Craft Stick Frame appeared first on S&S Blog.

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Backyard Games (Grades 3-12)

Open Phys Ed

Created by: Nichole Wilder Special Contributions by: Andrea Hart, Aaron Hart, Eliza Kuhn The Backyard Games module was created as a way for students to stay active year-round while enjoying the benefits of physical activity with friends. In this module students will explore activities and games that can be played both during and outside of the school day.

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Practical Tips for Dealing With Bedwetting

Stanford Childrens

The last day your child needs diapers is often cause for celebration in families. While your child may be able to stay dry during the day, for some, bedwetting, also known as nocturnal enuresis, can be a challenging issue for both children and parents. Fellow parent and Stanford Medicine Children’s Health pediatrician Nivedita More, MD , of Bayside Medical Group – Fremont , shares practical tips for parents dealing with this common concern.

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Curiosity: Judy Blume Answered Our Questions, Google Answers Theirs

A Positive Approach To Teen Health

“We must—we must—we must increase our bust!” I grew up reading Judy Blume books. This line from Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret lives on as part of my permanent memory. In the book, Margaret gained insight on who she was as a person and hit puberty in the span of 192 pages. She and her friends resolved to look like the women they saw in Playboy.

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Don’t Sleep on These Tips: Re-Set Your Sleep Routine

Designs for Health

Despite being the only mammals that purposefully delay sleep, human adults need 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. Getting the recommended amount of sleep each night is important for every major body system, including the nervous, cardiovascular, immune, endocrine, digestive, and respiratory systems. Sleep is so fundamental to normal human physiology that if an individual is kept awake for 17 hours or more , their motor performance can be impaired as much as if they had a blood alcohol level of 0

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Commitment to sports and family: The Workman’s story

Every Kids Sports

A commitment to sports and family At Every Kid Sports, we have the privilege of witnessing the transformative power of sports in the lives of families across the nation. One such inspiring story comes from Joseph Workman, a devoted father who, along with his wife Eryka, is raising six incredible children: Kamea (16), Alona (13), Leilani (8), Tahanna (7), Maui (5), and Tahvion (4).

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Support Arizona Health and Physical Education Teachers

Arizona Health and Physical Education

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Finding himself through soccer: Myles’ story

Every Kids Sports

Finding himself through soccer: Myles’ story Meet Myles, a 4-year-old from Powder Springs Georgia. When you ask Myles to introduce himself, he proudly says, “My name is Myles, and I play soccer.” Soccer is new to Myles and his family, but is already making big impacts on his life. Myle’s mom, Shannon, is thrilled to see her son embrace this new sport.

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Flag football enriches a life: Nassor’s story

Every Kids Sports

Flag football enriches a life: Nassor’s story Nassor, age 6, has found joy and growth through flag football. As an only school-age child being homeschooled, Nassor has limited opportunities to interact with peers his age. For children like Nassor, sports provide a crucial avenue for socialization and developing essential team skills. Ngozi, Nassor’s mom, shares that Nassor eagerly anticipates his flag football practices and games, not only because they allow him to be around other