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The Relentless School Nurse: Embracing the “Two Things Can Be True” Mindset!

Relentless School Nurse

Embracing the Duality of School Nursing: Navigating Love and Challenges In the realm of school nursing, a profession that demands unwavering dedication, boundless compassion, and unyielding resilience, a delicate balance exists between the profound love for the job and the myriad challenges that accompany it. The intricate dance of school nursing, where passion intertwines with exhaustion, and fulfillment coexists with frustration.

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Primary Concept Curriculum: Key Stage 2 (Year 3) Lesson Walk-Through

PE Scholar

Introduction This blog aims to provide a supportive exploration of a Key Stage 2, Year 3 PE lesson centered around attacking in invasion games.

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Gift of Life Celebrated at Warriors’ African American Heritage Night

Stanford Childrens

During African American Heritage Night at Chase Center, seven Stanford Medicine Children’s Health transplant patients had the honor to stand next to their favorite Golden State Warriors’ players during the National Anthem. The “Anthem Buddies” were being celebrated as they all went through or are going through a transplant journey. “It’s an honor for us to represent Stanford Children’s at such a great event,” said Elena Munoz, parent of Joseph Sanchez-Munoz who received three different transplan

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Time to Make the Donuts – Teamwork Challenge

Keeping Kids in Motion

Anybody who follows me on social media or watches my videos knows that I love a good teamwork challenge. I would even say it’s the basis of our PE program. Time to Make the Donuts (see video below) is a perfect partner challenge with.

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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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The Relentless School Nurse: There is Nothing “Routine” in School Nursing!

Relentless School Nurse

There is a concerning trend happening in state houses across the country fundamentally impacting how school health services are delivered by licensed school nurses. The most recent state is Wyoming, passing a bill that under the guise of “protecting parental rights,” requires schools to create lists of “routine” school nursing services that parents will have to agree to.

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Celebrating Women in Medicine

Stanford Childrens

This is the first part of a monthlong series in honor of Women’s History Month. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re sharing the stories of women in medicine caring for other women and children across Stanford Medicine Children’s Health , from the operating room to research labs to advocacy in the community. We’re honored to spotlight these clinicians who are making a world of difference in the lives of patients, their families, and colleagues, and in their community—and to

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7 Team Building Games with 1st-Grade – Cooperation at its best!

Keeping Kids in Motion

Team building with students improves productivity, boosts motivation, increases collaboration, encourages creativity, and enriches communication. As in most physical education programs, it has been a tradition for my team to kick off the school year with two weeks of team building and cooperative activities.

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The Relentless School Nurse: The Significance of Returning to In-Person Conferences

Relentless School Nurse

Eileen Gavin is President of the New Jersey State School Nurse Association (NJSSNA) and she has an important message to share about the significance of returning to in-person school nursing conferences. Her message is heartfelt and aims to encourage the return of in-person attendance as a way to reconnect and regroup. We spend so much time in isolation as school nurses, that when given an opportunity to convene face to face, it can be healing and bolster our resilience.

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UEFA Launches Online CPR Training

The Sporting

UEFA Announces the Launch of Online CPR Training for Football Fans 'Get Trained, Save Lives' CPR campaign backed by Erling Haaland, Lautaro Martínez, Ana Marković, Ruud Gullit, Gareth Bale, Thierry Henry, Didier Deschamps and Rio Ferdinand. Read all the latest from UEFA… The ‘Get Trained, Save Lives’ campaign aims to teach CPR to football professionals and fans What is ‘Get Trained, Save Lives’?

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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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Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration Rates

Arizona Health and Physical Education

REGISTER BEFORE RATES INCREASE Take advantage of early-bird registration rates through March 15th REGISTER TODAY Over 120 hours of adaptive sport education offerings Training in 20+ adapted sports Roundtable discussions 2 receptions and many social & networking opportunities Poster session presentations 350+ adaptive sport professionals 6+ member organization-exclusive workshops 2024 CONFERENCE AGENDA Scholarship Opportunity CHECK IT OUT Are you an educator or medical professional?

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Moving, Thinking and Learning

Fit and Fun Play

– Written By Dr. Timothy Davis – I recently watched a rerun of the movie Mrs. Doubtfire and could not help but laugh at the way the character (played by Robin Williams) cleaned and vacuumed. It reminded me that there are so many ways we can embed movement into our often-mundane daily routines. In fact, the movie clip demonstrated that even during tense situations physical activity can help address stress.

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How to Raise Confident Kids Who Will Make Smart Choices

RC Families

Parents want to raise confident kids who make wise choices. That’s the parental desire for children almost as soon as they enter the family. But the journey from babe to smart-thinking young adult is a verrrrrry long and rocky road. Quite honestly, there are just a lot of forces in this world that work against parents doing.

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New Season of Formula 1 Racing Launches This Weekend with Expanded Coverage on ESPN

The Sporting

A New Season of Formula 1 Media Coverage: Everything You Need to Know All races and on-track sessions from F1’s largest schedule in history to air exclusively on ESPN networks and platforms. More surround coverage added, including qualifying pre-show for all events and additional coverage on SportsCenter. A new season of Formula 1 launches this weekend!

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Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Leaps for Joy as We Celebrate Leap Year Babies

Stanford Childrens

On average, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital delivers 4,500 babies each year Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford care team at the Johnson Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Services were leaping with joy as they welcomed 12 babies born on February 29. Babies born on this day are known as “leaplings”, “leapers” or “leapsters” because of the extra day in the month that comes every four years.

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Why These School Nurses Love SHR Software

Magnus Health

We live in a technologically advanced society — so why are so many schools relying on outdated health processes? With robust features and enhanced data privacy and security, student health record (SHR) software provides a modern solution for today’s school health offices. The Calhoun School (New York, NY) and Atlanta International School (Atlanta, GA) adopted Magnus Health to streamline student health management.

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Key Questions to Ask When Selecting a Student Information System

FACTS Management

When it’s time to choose a student information system (SIS) for your school, the decision-making process can seem overwhelming. However, focusing on the right considerations can streamline your search and ensure you ask the most pertinent questions to find a system that fits your institution’s needs. Let’s delve into the key aspects that should guide your inquiries.

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The Invisible Rope of Parenting A Teen

A Positive Approach To Teen Health

When a baby is born, a doctor cuts the umbilical cord. From that moment on, they’re physically unattached to a parent. They are free, so to speak. Most parents immediately attach an imaginary rope from themselves to the child. This invisible rope needs to be short and taut for the baby’s protection. Otherwise, they fall or starve. As our children develop, we lengthen the rope to allow for more mobility.

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How I Use Firstbeat in Professional Sports to Identify Trends in Players’ Fitness

First Beat

This article is written by Domenik Theodorou , a Firstbeat Sports client and Performance Coach at RASTA Vechta , a professional basketball team competing in the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). Before his current role, Domenik also worked at Bamberg Baskets and BG Göttingen. In this article, Domenik shares practical advice and tips on using Firstbeat to help identify trends in player fitness.

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The Best Soft Frisbee in the World | Perfect for Indoors and PE Class | Review

The PE Specialist

What’s up Phys Ed Fam! Have you been browsing the internet for hours in search of the perfect soft frisbee to use in your gym for PE Class? If so… You’ve Come To the Right Place!

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11 Creative Ways to Show Teacher Appreciation 

FACTS Management

Teachers are the heroes of your school. These living, breathing examples of your school’s mission, vision, and values regularly serve fellow teachers, students, parents, and community members. Showing teacher appreciation is an important part of increasing and maintaining morale, but it doesn’t have to be costly. You can show how much you appreciate your teachers on any budget!

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Search and Find Boards for Senior Living Facilities & Dementia Support

S&S

In collaboration with Purple Hydrangea Dementia Care Consultation & Support As a dementia professional who has worked in memory care and assisted living and home care, I find it really important to find activities that work with different levels of … Read More The post Search and Find Boards for Senior Living Facilities & Dementia Support appeared first on S&S Blog.

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Get Your Green On! 12 Lucky St. Patrick's Day Games for a Shamrockin' PE Class!

Physical Education Ideas

Ah, the luck of the Irish is in the air! As St. Patrick's Day approaches, it's time to don your green gear and infuse some festive fun into your Physical Education program. From leaping leprechauns to rainbow races, these exciting Kindergarten to Grade 6 St. Patrick's Day-themed games will have your students feeling the luck and joy of the Irish while getting active and building valuable skills.

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Unexpected benefits: Gemma’s Martial Arts Story

Every Kids Sports

Did you know that sports bring unexpected benefits that go beyond the game, enriching lives in surprising ways? Gemma, an 8-year-old with “boundless energy”, thrives on activity. However, her journey is uniquely influenced by the challenges of having two older siblings with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Despite Gemma’s spirited nature, she encounters frustrations stemming from her family dynamics and requires strategies to navigate them effectively.

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A Commitment to Data Security for K-12 Schools: Inside Look

FACTS Management

In the rapidly evolving landscape of K-12 education, data security is a top priority for school administrators, teachers, and families. FACTS understands the importance of keeping school data secure and values a continuous investment in cybersecurity. This commitment to protecting sensitive student information is reflected across all FACTS products in our efforts to: Maintain the highest standards for security and compliance Champion open communication Foster a culture of community learning Evol

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Herd That Nutrition Conference

Arizona Health and Physical Education

The 2024 Herd That! Nutrition Conference is Sponsored by the Dairy Council of Arizona The mission of this nutrition conference is to network with other like-minded professionals, earn continuing professional education units, learn about the latest science-based research surrounding nutrient-dense foods, and receive resources to assist with client education.

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Gut Microbiome and Cardiovascular Health: What We Know About the Gut-Heart Axis

Designs for Health

The relationship between the gut microbiome and the heart is referred to as the ‘gut-heart axis.’ Emerging evidence suggests that the gut microbiome–its composition and its metabolites–may influence cardiovascular (CV) health. In clinical studies, compositional differences in gut microbiota have been observed in individuals with certain CV illnesses when compared to healthy populations.

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February 2024 NCPEID Collaborative APE Doctoral Programs

What's New in Adapted Physical Education

The podcast episode featuring professors from various universities discussing PhD programs in Adapted Physical Education (APE). Dr. Andrew Pitchford from Oregon State University started by highlighting the importance of their interdisciplinary connections between the adapted physical activity program and other departments, such as the Psychological Science Program and the global health department.

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Ensuring Data Security in K-12 Schools: An Inside Look

FACTS Management

In the rapidly evolving landscape of K-12 education, data security stands as an utmost priority for school administrators, teachers, and families alike. This blog post delves into the core principles that underline FACTS products, emphasizing our unwavering commitment to security and compliance standards. By championing open communication, fostering a culture of community learning, and proactively evolving based on customer feedback, FACTS sets a gold standard for educational technology provider

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MCAS Ballot Initiative: A Foundation for the Conversation

Rennie Center

MCAS Ballot Initiative: A Foundation for the Conversation catherine-rauseo Thu, 02/29/2024 - 11:34

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Mississippi Youth Council Hosts 10th Annual Capitol Day

Teen Health Mississippi

On February 29, 2024, the Mississippi Youth Council (MYCouncil), a project of Teen Health Mississippi, will host its 10th annual Capitol Day, which will feature a press conference, legislative luncheon, and a tabling event at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson. MYCouncil is a group of youth, ages 15-24, from across Mississippi that advocates for equitable health outcomes of Mississippi youth, such as high-quality sex education, youth-friendly healthcare, and sexual and reproductive and men

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Introducing Infographics and Mock exams for BTEC, CNAT, CTEC & VCERT Sport and PE courses

The Everlearner

Dear readers, This week’s post is an extremely simple one. I am using my weekly publishing spot to announce that my team and I have just released some exciting and brand new freemium resources specifically for use with technical qualifications: BTECs, CNATs, CTECs and VCERTs.

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