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New FDA Resource Helps Teachers Educate Students About the Dangers of Vaping

SHAPE America

Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products takes this issue seriously and prioritizes efforts to educate teachers, parents, health care providers, and youth about the dangers of youth vaping. The Vaping Prevention and Education Resource Center was created with the students’ health and teachers’ specific needs in mind.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Mental Health Goes to School – A Teacher & A Psychiatrist Walk Into a Podcast!

Relentless School Nurse

Here is more about the goals of this new endeavor: A teacher and a psychiatrist talk to experts and with each other to bridge the gap between schools and mental health. Feeling safe is fundamental for students to be able to learn and for teachers and others to help students learn.

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Do Teachers Deserve All Their Holiday Time?

Physical Education Update

It’s almost March break and teachers will soon be getting a long-deserved week of rest and recovery. Now, there are those who claim that teachers are overpaid for the amount of time they work and the number of holidays they receive. Teachers must be “on” for an entire school day. Do teachers deserve their holidays?

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5 Tips for Moving Your Career Forward as a Health and Physical Education Teacher

SHAPE America

What I’ve learned from these conversations is that even though our PETE programs may be different, our students are almost all struggling with the same issue — their professional transition from students to teachers. We, as teachers, are inherently placed in a position to exert influence and enact. Running the Race. Change is hard.

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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

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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5 Strategies for Using the National Physical Education Standards … and the Benefits of Being a Standards-Based PE Teacher

SHAPE America

I am a National Board Certified elementary physical education teacher with more than 13 years of experience. In 2022, I was honored to be named the SHAPE America National Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Any teacher, administrator or parent who enters the gym can see the foundations of what we are working on. #4:

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3 distinctions PE Teachers should know

Drowning in the Shallow

When we reduce things down to its simplest level the PE Teacher has only two things they have any control over to influence children’s learning in PE and making it a meaningful experience. The second is their teaching behaviours … Continue reading 3 distinctions PE Teachers should know →