article thumbnail

This Is How My School Stocks Up on Kindness … and PE Equipment

SHAPE America

Funds for PE Equipment and More Raising donations during the fundraiser period (which lasts about four weeks at my school) is a game changer for my school. My PE equipment closet is now busting at the seams, so I’ve started gifting classroom teachers with a portion of the funds I get back. lessons throughout the school year.

PE 438
article thumbnail

Meaningful PE – just good teaching?

Drowning in the Shallow

Meaningful PE (MPE) is a framework which recommends drawing upon and applying a set of practices within PE teaching. Having one is … Continue reading Meaningful PE – just good teaching? Having one is … Continue reading Meaningful PE – just good teaching?

Teaching 363
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

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

SHAPE America

National PE & Sport Week (May 1-7) is just about here. SHAPE America’s National PE & Sport Week allows us to showcase, promote, advocate, and show off our best ideas. If possible, move your PE space to the playground or open fields. We also have the excitement of the spring weather that has graced us with its presence.

article thumbnail

4Ms of transformative PE curricula

Drowning in the Shallow

For Catherine Ennis, if PE is to educate students for a lifetime of physical activity, then it needs to provide not just an effective experience but an engaging one as well.

PE 246
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

13 Tips to Help You Advocate for Health & PE

SHAPE America

There are a few resources that can help support your search, including the SPARK PE Grant Finder , Gopher Physical Education Grant Opportunities , and Fuel Up to Play 60. Prior to higher education, Lisa taught elementary PE in Hutchinson, MN. Learn more about understanding federal funding at the end of this blog post.

Health 409
article thumbnail

Some thoughts on the power of PE…

Drowning in the Shallow

In the past fortnight I have either listened to or read other people’s opinions about the power of PE and it frustrates and disappoints me.

PE 246
article thumbnail

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

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.