April, 2024

article thumbnail

The Relentless School Nurse: Shining a Light on the “The Black Angels”: A Riveting Discussion of Nursing’s Unsung Heroes

Relentless School Nurse

Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing is hosting a book discussion with Maria Smilios , author of The Black Angels: The Untold Story of the Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis , on Monday, April 8 at 4:30 pm. The event will be held in the Larson Kelly Auditorium, Driscoll Hall, and via Zoom. Register for the Zoom here: [link] Moderator: Sunny G.

article thumbnail

How a Social Media Post Led a Teen to Find a ‘Kidney Buddy’ for Life

Stanford Childrens

Sarah Best was scrolling on Instagram while at home in Sacramento when she came across a stranger’s story. It was about a teen who needed a kidney. “Being O negative, I give a lot of blood, but I always had the thought of wanting to do something more,” Sarah said. “When I saw that post, it just felt like it was that time.” The story described a 14-year-old named Jaxon Shaneyfelt from Turlock, California, who got unexpected news that he had kidney failure.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

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

article thumbnail

Kauto Star: A Record-Breaking Horse

The Sporting

A Profile of Legendary Jumps Racehorse Kauto Star Kauto Star is known across the world for his incredible race record and enduring legacy. Lynton Gomm takes a look at this legendary racehorse, including his origins and most impressive wins! One of Kauto Star’s iconic jumps Introduction to Kauto Star: A Record-Breaking Horse Name Kauto Star Record 23-7-4 Earnings £2,375,883 *(£3,375,883) Trainer Paul Nicholls Owner Clive D.

Endurance 102
article thumbnail

Golfway – Creating Golfers of the Future

The PE Hub

Golfway – Creating Golfers of the Future Golf. It’s not a sport you hear about enough in schools – and the Golf Foundation is working to change that. But why is it that golf doesn’t seem to be on the PE radar? Of course, practically, it can be a challenge to teach. Not many schools have an 18-hole golf course at their disposal. And let’s be honest, traditionally, golf has been seen as an elitist sport, leaving it seemingly unreachable for everyday people meaning it is left out of the

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. The good news is that P.E. can still play a vital role in helping students intellectually, emotionally, physically, and socially.

article thumbnail

The Cone Flip Mixer

The PE Specialist

What’s up Phys Ed Fam! Today, we’ve got a fun game to share with you that your kids will love. You can use it for a warm up activity, or a Field Day Game!

Phys Ed 95
article thumbnail

Winning Vs Fulfillment: How Society Teaches Us to Focus on the Wrong Things in Youth Sports

Changing the Game Project

I recently spent a few days with some NCAA Division I programs I have worked with the past couple of years. Both programs have been very successful on the field, winning conference championships and achieving high national rankings and recognition. Both programs also want to keep pushing to the next level, to compete for national The post Winning Vs Fulfillment: How Society Teaches Us to Focus on the Wrong Things in Youth Sports appeared first on Changing the Game Project.

More Trending

article thumbnail

New Liver Gives a Toddler a Renewed Chance at Life

Stanford Childrens

Ocean Sintos is like most toddlers, playing with his toy trucks and big sister. He’s also a reflection of his name with his big personality (or as his mom, Angela Capillan, puts it, his bossy personality), and he has shown how strong he is from the day he was born nearly two years ago. “It was about three days after birth when I noticed he was jaundiced,” she remembers.

Health 86
article thumbnail

George Robledo: The First Foreign Golden Boot

The Sporting

George Robledo - The first foreign top goal scorer in England Chilean Jorge Robledo made his name in the North East of England as he became the first non-English player to end the season as top goal scorer in the league. The modern game is awash with foreign stars and in the last 20 years, the only English players to claim the golden boot have been Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy.

article thumbnail

Hooping it Up: Hula Hoop Tips and Tricks!

Gopher PE

If there is one piece of equipment that I would suggest for you to purchase for your PE program, it’s Hula Hoops. They are so versatile. First there are many sizes as well as shapes (flat and round). Second, you can use them for almost anything. Check out some of my favorite ways to use hula hoops below! 1. Hula Hoop Skills and Tricks! From Hula Hooping around your body to rolling the hoop around the gym and jumping through it, hula hoops have endless possibilities.

article thumbnail

Building Unshakeable Self-Belief with Elite Cheerleader Hailey D’Lynn Smith

Complete Performance

Today, I had an incredible chat on the podcast with Hailey D’Lynn Smith, someone whose journey from being a little ball of energy flipping around the house to becoming a seven-time All-American cheerleader and the 2021 Texas Cheerleader of the Year is nothing short of… The post Building Unshakeable Self-Belief with Elite Cheerleader Hailey D’Lynn Smith appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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

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.

article thumbnail

Switch: A fun PE warmup game or instant activity | No Equipment |

The PE Specialist

What’s Up PE Fam! I hope you are doing well, I wanted to share a fun new activity I tried out for the first time this year. This is a fun warmup or instant activity for any grade level.

PE 76
article thumbnail

The Relentless School Nurse: The Importance of Recognizing Nursing as a STEM Field

Relentless School Nurse

Click to view slideshow. It is hard to believe that the #Nursing profession is not officially recognized as a STEM field. How could that be possible? Nursing is a field that is deeply rooted in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), yet it has historically been overlooked as a STEM profession. Recognizing nursing as a STEM field is crucial for several reasons: Acknowledging the Rigor of Nursing Education: Nursing education requires a strong foundation in scientific discipli

article thumbnail

NICU Sims Set Stage for Lifesaving Care

Stanford Childrens

NICU sims ensure labor and delivery team is expertly prepared for complex deliveries. Audrey Moore, NNP-BC In the critical first moments of life, the neonatal labor and delivery care team’s readiness can mean the difference between life and death. At Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford , an innovative simulation program ensures that this team is prepared for anything.

Health 72
article thumbnail

The Sporting Film: Ice Guardians

The Sporting

Ice Hockey : Ice Guardians - Brilliant movie opens the door on what life is like for an 'Enforcer' both on and off the ice. Make no mistake, this movie is not a glorification of hard men and what they do on the ice. Yes, there are lots and lots of fight sequences. If you are into that (who isn't?) you'll get your fill. However, ' Ice Guardians ' goes way deeper than that.

Sports 105
article thumbnail

Differentiation in the PE Classroom

The Everlearner

Dear PE teachers. Before I write this post, I want to make a statement: What follows is not a presentation of all the reading that I have done of countless books and items of research relating to differentiation. In fact, much of the reading I have done would disagree with what I will write below. Rather, what I am sharing today is my personal view about differentiation and the summaries that I have made –personally– after over two decades of classroom PE teaching.

PE 76
article thumbnail

Nutrition resources for healthy school environments.

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Fuel Up to Play 60, the nation’s leading in-school wellness program, operates in over 73,000 schools nationwide through a partnership between the National Football League and the National Dairy Council. Please (Click Here) for more information.

article thumbnail

Blazepod

Gopher PE

Motivate Students and Increase Activity Time with BlazePod By: Kevin Hopp, Zeke Bailes, Hank van der Merwe In an age where sedentary lifestyles have become the norm, the quest for engaging and innovative physical education solutions has led to the introduction of BlazePod , a ground breaking Flash Reflex Training system into schools. This technology not only promises to transform physical education but also addresses the urgent need to counteract the physical inactivity crisis that threatens the

article thumbnail

PE Insights Episode 11: Faith Newton – Inclusive PE for SEND Children

PE Scholar

Introduction Welcome to another episode of the PE Insights podcast, where we delve into the realm of physical education.

PE 89
article thumbnail

7 Lousy Parenting Excuses

RC Families

All of us are creatures of habit. And it’s no different in parenting. The longer we do it, the more we find ourselves defaulting to behaviors that we do without thinking twice. Good or bad, they’ve become a way of life. The problem with parenting excuses is that even though they are not intended for.

article thumbnail

Karl Malone: The Mailman always delivers

The Sporting

The 10 Greatest Players In NBA History continues with Karl “The Mailman” Malone In the NBA, there exists a prehistoric view of equating championships with greatness. While most of the greatest players in NBA history have also won at least one ring, countless others are considered among the elite in NBA history and have NEVER lifted the Larry O’Brien trophy.

Sports 93
article thumbnail

Differentiation in my PE Classroom

The Everlearner

In previous posts, I have written extensively about PE classroom formats and the rules that I apply in my own PE classroom. I have even published before on my own classroom format. This week, I want to extend my writing on those thoughts and experiences by explaining why I fundamentally changed my classroom format back in the early 2010s.

PE 65
article thumbnail

Gymnastics in a New Era with Coach Jessie McDonough

Complete Performance

Hey everyone, welcome back to PerformHappy! Today’s episode is all about embracing change in the world of gymnastics, and I’m thrilled to introduce our guest, Jessica McDonough, better known as Coach Jessie from Olympus Gymnastic Club. A former Utah NCAA gymnast, Coach Jessie brings a… The post Gymnastics in a New Era with Coach Jessie McDonough appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

article thumbnail

Free April Pass for Teachers!

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Participating locations only. Planet Fitness Clubs are independently owned and operated. You may be required to show identification upon check-in. All free month pass users will be required to take a club tour. The free April pass expires on 4/30. Please (Click Here) for more information.

Teacher 61
article thumbnail

Primary Concept Curriculum: Key Stage 2 (Year 5) Lesson Walk-Through

PE Scholar

Introduction Effective communication is a crucial skill that extends far beyond PE.

article thumbnail

5 tips to avoid burnout

My Zone

Myzone is an innovative, wearable heart rate system.

Fitness 105
article thumbnail

The Game of Yukigassen Explained

The Sporting

Everything You Need to Know About Yukigassen: Explained Yukigassen is a battle of strategy, teamwork, skills and, of course, snowballs! The Sporting Blog explains everything you need to know about this unique game: history, rules, court dimensions and more. Yukigassen players must build barricades to protect themselves from snowball attacks In some parts of the world, men and women gear up in helmets and head out into the snow.

Sports 91
article thumbnail

5 Creative Ways Teachers Can Manage Stress at School

FACTS Management

Teaching is a rewarding yet demanding profession. From lesson planning to managing student behavior, stress is something every teacher can expect to encounter at some point in their career. Prioritizing your well-being is essential for maintaining an efficient classroom. Here are five strategies to help you better manage stress at school. Mindful Morning Rituals Start the day on a positive note by incorporating mindful morning rituals into your routine.

article thumbnail

Gymnastics in a New Era with Coach Jessie McDonough

Complete Performance

Hey everyone, welcome back to PerformHappy! Today’s episode is all about embracing change in the world of gymnastics, and I’m thrilled to introduce our guest, Jessica McDonough, better known as Coach Jessie from Olympus Gymnastic Club. A former Utah NCAA gymnast, Coach Jessie brings a… The post Gymnastics in a New Era with Coach Jessie McDonough appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

article thumbnail

Keep Kids Safe from Cyberbullying

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Everything is online these days. That includes bullying. Cyberbullying is bullying that happens over digital devices like phones, computers, gaming devices , and tablets. It can happen anywhere people can share, see, or react to content like social media , texting, or game chats. Cyberbullying could be sending, posting, or sharing negative, harmful, false, or mean content about someone else.

Teacher 52
article thumbnail

5 Simple Steps to Cutting Down On Stressful Parenting

RC Families

Are you feeling the repercussions from stressful parenting? If so, you are not alone. Studies from the Pew Researach Center show… Actually, I’m a bit surprised that the percentage of parents who feel stressed and tired is not higher. I don’t think I’ve ever personally met or talked to a parent who has never felt.

article thumbnail

Worthy Joins Myzone as Group CEO

My Zone

Jay Worthy , has been appointed as Group CEO at Myzone to steer the company through its next period of innovation and international growth, having previously been President of Life Fitness and Vice President at Brunswick Corporation.

Fitness 52
article thumbnail

Matthias Sindelar : The footballer who defied Nazi Germany

The Sporting

Matthias Sindelar - Mozart of Football: the Austrian killed for refusing to represent the Nazi German Football Team Rarely can one man have such an impact on football through ability and morality than is the case of the amazing Austrian, Matthias Sindelar. The man is deemed one of, if not the, greatest Austrian footballers in history, so much so he was coined the Mozart of Football.

article thumbnail

Celebrating National Skilled Nursing Care Week – Radiant Memories Theme

S&S

Celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week (May 12-18) with your residents as you recognize this year’s theme for 2024: Radiant Memories – A Tribute to the Golden Age of Radio. Fill the week with fun activities that allow you to … Read More The post Celebrating National Skilled Nursing Care Week – Radiant Memories Theme appeared first on S&S Blog.

52
article thumbnail

Empowering Education: How E-Rate Funding Transforms Internet Access for Schools

FACTS Management

In an era where education increasingly hinges on digital resources, ensuring that every student has access to high-speed internet isn’t just a goal—it’s a necessity. Enter the E-rate program, a federal initiative designed to make high-speed internet access affordable and reliable for schools and libraries across the United States. Understanding E-rate E-rate is not just another funding opportunity; it’s a strategic federal program aimed at leveling the playing field for all stu

article thumbnail

Join the Marathon Kids Advocate Team!

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Marathon Kids is on a mission to reach 1 million kids by 2028 , and we need your help! To reach this goal, we need to grow our reach and number of active programs… and this means we need more COACHES ! We are looking for active Marathon Kids coaches who are willing to promote the program within their community, district, state, and beyond to join our team as Marathon Kids Advocates.

Fitness 56