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

SHAPE America

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. I was eager to learn from the best and brightest in the field of health and physical education. I was scared out of my mind.

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Healthy Choices, Healthy Lives: Educators Can Empower Youth to Live Vape-Free

SHAPE America

As an educator and a trusted source of information, you can help your students understand the risks of vaping, teach them how to build healthy coping skills, and ultimately empower them to live vape-free. The campaign also provides resources for educators to help students avoid or quit vaping. Find out more about Promoted Content.

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Lessons Learned From Decades of Advocating for Health and Physical Education

SHAPE America

Wisconsin Health and Physical Education (WHPE), a SHAPE America state affiliate, has been “speaking out” for quality health and physical education in Wisconsin for more than two decades. Advocating for health and physical education is worth the effort! This greatly increased WHPE visibility.

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Create a Lifelong Impact With Free Water Safety Education

SHAPE America

Prevention education is key to saving lives — and early water safety education can have a lifelong impact. The program is being offered for free to educators, camp counselors and anyone who teaches groups of children. That’s why the American Red Cross revamped its Longfellow’s Water Safety for Children program for this summer.

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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. It's when teachers are educationally purposeful and strengths-based in their planning, teaching, and assessment that physical education achieves the three dimensions of education in, through, and about movement.

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Prevention Education is Health Literacy: How to SHAPE the Conversation

SHAPE America

This will include ways to integrate prevention education into your health classroom, how prevention education intersects with health and wellness, and introduce free resources that are available to you. Prevention Education Is Key. Let’s use Health Literacy Month to continue this momentum, together.

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Why I Embrace a More Inclusive and Empathetic Teaching Style in Physical Education

SHAPE America

I am a physical education teacher in New York City who is committed to embracing a more inclusive and empathetic teaching style in physical education. I consider myself to be an anti-racist teacher — and by embracing this approach, I aim to co-create inclusive learning environments in physical education.

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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. 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. The good news is that P.E.