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5 Ways to Celebrate PE & Sport Week in Your School … All Year Long!

SHAPE America

SHAPE America’s National Physical Education & Sport Week (May 1-7) is a celebration of the importance of physical education and sport in the lives of kids of all ages. The week also serves as the kickoff to National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Every May, we celebrate physical educators and coaches — the “champions” who help kids gain the confidence, competence, and motivation to be physically active in school, before and after school, and for the rest of their lives.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Celebrating the Legacy of Shannon Watts & the Legions of Moms, 10 Million Strong

Relentless School Nurse

Click to view slideshow. What an honor to be invited to participate in this celebration of Shannon Watts. I was one of the speakers sharing the impact of gun violence in schools and spoke about the power of collaborating with school nurses to bring #BeSMART and ERPO training to our school communities. I recommended that school nurses may be the best way for these life saving programs to be introduced to school communities.

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If You’ve Never Failed, You’ve Never Lived

Physical Education Update

Here’s an inspirational video you can show your students or athletes. It can be particularly powerful after your team has lost a game or championship. You can also use it with individual students who appear to have a fear of failure. The video highlights a number of famous people who initially failed in their endeavors, then rose to become high successful.

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Why Sports Play an Important Role in Schools

Active Schools Us

Sports activities are more than just sources of entertainment in schools. Unfortunately, the Aspen Institute reports that less than 4 in 10 high school students participate in sports, and fewer than 25 percent of students meet the recommended level of regular physical activity. While many enjoy watching sports competitions, most students don’t participate due to grade requirements, scheduling conflicts, and structure, among other factors.

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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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How to ‘Spring’ Into Physical Activity During National PE & Sport Week

SHAPE America

National PE & Sport Week (May 1-7) is just about here. And with the celebration of healthy lifestyles, active minds and bodies, let’s reflect on the importance of physical education and sports. SHAPE America’s National PE & Sport Week allows us to showcase, promote, advocate, and show off our best ideas. We also have the excitement of the spring weather that has graced us with its presence.

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The Relentless School Nurse: An Unexpected Honor! HealthImpact DAISY Nurse Leader in Policy Award

Relentless School Nurse

What a delightful and unexpected honor to be recognized with the HealthImpact DAISY Nurse Leader Award for Advancing Compassion Through Policy. I want to acknowledge Sharon Goldfarb, DNP, RN, PNP-BC for nominating me for this notable recognition. The HealthImpact DAISY Nurse Leader in Policy Award is an honor that recognizes a nurse who has made significant contributions to healthcare policy at the local, state, or national level.

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My Life in Sport: Laura King

The Sporting

An Interview with Horse Racing Journalist Laura King In today’s interview we talk with Laura King, horse racing journalist, presenter and pundit about her life in Horse Racing. Racing journalist Laura King enjoying the weather at Royal Ascot Laura is the current Managing Editor of World Horse Racing, but is perhaps best known for her time in Dubai, leading the coverage of racing for the Dubai Racing Channel.

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ASU professor emeritus awarded physical education society’s highest honor

Arizona Health and Physical Education

April 18, 2023 Hans Van der Mars , professor emeritus at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, received the 2023 Luther Halsey Gulick Award at the Society of Health and Physical Educators, or SHAPE, America National Convention and Expo on March 30. “The Gulick Award honors an individual who exemplifies the highest standards in accomplishment, innovation and leadership,” said SHAPE America CEO Stephanie Morris.

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Two Kidney Transplants, One Family, and a Whole Lot of Love

Stanford Childrens

We have performed more pediatric kidney transplants with the best outcomes than any other U.S. center When Hazel Cunanan, a home health nurse, got the call that her 15-year-old son, Markus, needed a kidney transplant, she broke down. It was simply too much. The family had already endured a kidney transplant for their eldest daughter, Danica. “I sat with my patient and I cried and cried,” Hazel says.

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New Sport – Bossaball

Physical Education Update

Well, it’s July and summer vacation has just begun here in North America. For those of you still checking PE Update, I thought I’d provide a video of a new sport that you’ll probably never be able to play in your school (because it looks expensive to set up), but that looks like a lot of fun. It’s called Bossaball and it’s a combination of volleyball, soccer, gymnastics and trampolining!

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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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Adriano: From Wonderkid to Alleged Gang Member

The Sporting

The (Crazy) True Story of Adriano’s Football Career In 2016, Adriano retired from professional football at the age of 34 - and his name is shrouded in controversy. Read about the rise and fall of Brazilian football star Adriano. Adriano: troubled Inter Milan legend During his career, Adriano played for Flamengo, Inter Milan, Fiorentina, Parma, Sao Paulo, AS Roma, Corinthians, Atlético Paranaense, Miami United and the Brazil national team.

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A-Z of Behaviour Management Strategies – The Play Book

PE Scholar

An A-Z list of effective behaviour management strategies to support behaviour management within the classroom and outside it.

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Getting to the Heart of a Rare Genetic Condition

Stanford Childrens

A rare genetic condition meant a lot of uncertainty for an unborn baby. A multispecialty Stanford Medicine Children’s Health team came together to find answers. Alyssa and Justin Prettyman decided to have their third child a few years after moving to California from Boston in 2017. Having given birth to her first two children in major East Coast hospitals, Alyssa was looking forward to a quiet, natural birthing experience with local midwives.

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Jenny Barringer Simpson – World 1500 Meter Champion – on Dealing With Disappointment

Physical Education Update

Jenny Barringer Simpson has had a long and storied career as a middle distance, steeplechase and cross country runner. But like any athletic career (or any long career period) it has had its ups and downs. For highlights, Simpson, currently 35 years of age, won a surprise gold medal in the 1500 meters at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics and a silver at the 2017 Worlds.

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The 5 Most Clutch Players in NBA History

The Sporting

The Most Clutch Players in the History of the NBA A clutch performance is one of the most amazing things about the NBA. That moment when a player comes up with the goods when his team needs them most. We’ll take a closer look at some of the NBA's most clutch players! Kevin Durant, one of the most clutch players in NBA history When the game is on the line and the stakes are high, it takes a certain type of player to stand up and deliver.

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Physical literacy inspired lesson plan, observation and evaluation template

PE Scholar

These templates are inspired by physical literacy. Included in this resource are templates for a lesson plan, lesson evaluation and lesson observation.

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Recharge and Refocus: The Move It Experience

The PE Geek

Are you ready to transform the way you work or study? The Move It extension is here to help you recharge and refocus during long hours spent on the computer. With over 1 million downloads and 98 million activities served, Move It has become an essential tool for promoting productivity and balance. Read on to learn more about the Move It experience, including the recent Nouns DAO integration and newly released educational resources.

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Training With Teen Health Mississippi

Teen Health Mississippi

Teen Health Mississippi is a nonprofit that seeks to improve young people’s access to high-quality sex education and youth-friendly healthcare. One way we accomplish our mission is through training trusted adults and building capacity in communities. We believe that when youth and adults work together, whole communities change. We offer training in topics like sexual health and sex education, mental health, youth-friendly healthcare, how to support LGBTQ youth, and how to work with expectant and

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The Most Popular Sports in France

The Sporting

The Top 7 Most Popular Sports in France France has a rich sporting history with World Cup wins in Football in 1998 and 2018 and heritage in Tennis, Rugby Union and Horse Racing. But what are the most popular sports in France? Read on to find out! French people love playing various sports, such as football, tennis, horse riding and handball. 50% of French men participate in sports at least once or twice a month and 64% of French people , including men, women and children, participate in a sportin

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Adapted Physical Education, Unified Physical Education or Modified Physical Education: What’s the difference?

Arizona Health and Physical Education

(and some fun games to try with your students) April 2023 Greetings Arizona Health and Physical Education members! I hope everyone had a wonderful spring break and was able to enjoy a welcomed three day weekend for the Easter Holiday. We are in the home stretch (most of us in Arizona finish up around the end of May) yet right now schedules can be a little wonky due to standardized testing!

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Webinar Alert!

Montessori Physical Education

On April 25th, from 1:00-1:45 pm EST, I will join the Montessori Family Life Webinar Series to discuss how families can support their child’s physical activity as they move through the planes of development. The Montessori Foundation and the Montessori Family Alliance produce this webinar series. I’m pleased to work with them again after a successful debut article on sportsmanship, which you can read here.

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Parents Need Pep Talks Too

RC Families

Do you ever have days when you feel that you’re failing as a parent? That nothing you try seems to get through to your teen? Or that your 10-year-old is constantly pushing your buttons and getting you upset? Let’s be honest for a minute. We ALL have moments when we question ourselves as parents. Parenting.

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How to Annihilate Your Athletic Performance Anxiety Using Hypnosis

The Sporting

Using Hypnosis to Reduce Your Athletic Performance Anxiety Do you ever get athletic performance anxiety at the worst possible moment? Read our guide to conquering performance anxiety with hypnosis, from Molli Lou Hollows, hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner. Hypnosis to improve your performance at the gym and in a competitive environment Sometimes, it doesn't seem to matter how long you practice, or how well you do when nobody is watching, because when the real moment comes up, you choke.

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ADE is having a FREE OPEN training session on May 4th in Phoenix.

Arizona Health and Physical Education

ADE is having a FREE OPEN training session on May 4 th in Phoenix. ( OPEN Professional Learning) We are trying to fill the sessions. We have 60 spots available for Elementary and 60 for secondary. All participants will leave with a piece of equipment.

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Evaluation of an Online Course Promoting Health and Wellbeing for University Students and Employees

PE Scholar

Health promotion activities, such as the improvement of physical activity and healthy eating, for workers and students

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Extended Writing in GCSE PE Exams

The Everlearner

Welcome to my blog. I write about PE teaching and learning with a focus on classroom-based, theoretical and exam or coursework-based teaching. I post every Wednesday and I encourage you to subscribe to the blog in order to get immediate updates on new releases. Subscribing to the blog is utterly free and always will be.

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The Most Popular Sports in China

The Sporting

The Top 6 Most Popular Sports in China China is one of the oldest civilizations and cultures in the world - and Chinese people have played sports for centuries. But what are the most popular sports in China? Read on to find out! Famous Chinese badminton player Lin Dan Chinese people have been participating in and playing sports for centuries. From archery to swordplay to traditional football, sports in China date back to ancient times and the earliest dynasties.

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School Nutrition Equipment Kits from Funds for FUTP 60

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Educators at eligible k-12 schools can apply now for a school nutrition equipment kit from Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60! Applicants can choose from one of three school nutrition equipment kits to boost school meals and help students stay fueled up during the school day. Here’s how to apply: First, log in to the Educator Dashboard and view the “Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60” opportunity for information specific to your area.

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Monitoring Internal Load with Los Angeles Football Club

First Beat

Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), is a professional soccer team competing in Major League Soccer. In 2022, LAFC won the MLS Cup for the first time and the Supporters’ Shield, an annual award given to the Major League Soccer team with the best regular season record. Firstbeat recently interviewed Gavin Benjafield, LAFC’s Performance Director , and asked him about the importance of internal load monitoring, his unconventional coaching team setup, and how he uses data to guide coaching decisions.

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Share your feedback on Studio You before the 23rd April for a chance to win £100 for your school!

Association for Physical Education

20/04/24 Calling all Studio You users! Sport England is eager to hear your feedback and suggestions on the platform to ensure that they can deliver the best content and help […] The post Share your feedback on Studio You before the 23rd April for a chance to win £100 for your school! appeared first on Association for Physical Education - Association For Physical Education | P.E.

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Kobe Bryant: The Black Mamba

The Sporting

Kobe Bryant: Gone too soon and without a doubt, one of the greatest players in NBA history In almost every aspect of life, and certainly, in the sports world, the number 24 is greater than the number 23. Sports, however, has shown us all, especially in these times (social injustice, racism, the pandemic), that it has the power to transcend life. While it has been important to note that this series of articles about the 10 Greatest Players In NBA History was never about where each player ranked o

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#003: Developing Game Understanding

Player Development Project

Reader,​​ One of the beautiful things about football is that there are so many ways to play the game. ​A key role for coaches working with young players is to support the development of game understanding, whether that’s in small sided game formats, or 11v11 football. The longer I coach, the more I believe the game is fundamentally about space as opposed to formations, but of course formations allow us to deliver tactical outcomes both in and out of possession.

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Portsmouth Abbey School eases administrative burdens with email reminders and online charting

Magnus Health

The Challenge When Pam Gorman, Director of Health Services, began working at Portsmouth Abbey 30 years ago, she could track all student medications on a single sheet of paper. Now, manually tracking that information requires far more paper, space, and time to cover the 360 students. “These days there are so many more allergies and children with EpiPens,” Gorman said.

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Celebrating National Skilled Nursing Care Week – Cultivating Kindness Theme

S&S

Help your residents celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week (May 14-20) and this year’s theme of “Cultivating Kindness” by participating in activities that can spread kindness to those around them. Throughout the week, set up fun activities that allow your … Read More The post Celebrating National Skilled Nursing Care Week – Cultivating Kindness Theme appeared first on S&S Blog.

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The 6 Best Short Game Golfers Ever

The Sporting

The Top Short Game Golfers of All-Time Renowned golf coach Dave Pelz once said: “65% of all golf shots occur inside 100 yards.” A golfer’s short game can be the difference between a win and a loss - but who are the best short game golfers ever? Tiger Woods, one of the greatest short game golfers ever It follows that the only way to win a tournament is to perfect “getting up and down” from a short distance to the flag.