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The Health and Physical Education Web site for Teachers/PE Central

The Health and Physical Education Web site for Teachers/PE Central
Welcome to the premier site for health & physical education teachers, parents and students. Our goal is to provide the latest information about developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children. To motivate children, we offer our innovative Log It Program and the popular Cooperative Fitness & Skills Challenges. We have over 2200 published lesson ideas, best practices and assessments. Our site is guided by 125 Managing Editors and Advisory Board Members who have over 2300 years K-12 physical education teaching experience. We hope you share your ideas with us!

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Understanding Inquiry in Health and Physical Education What is Inquiry-Based Learning “Inquiry-based learning is a process where students are involved in their learning, formulating questions, investigate widely and then build new understandings, meanings and knowledge. That knowledge is new to the students and may be used to answer a question, to develop a solution or to support a position or point of view. The knowledge is usually presented to others and may result in some sort of action." 1 Central to the Inquiry-based learning approach are the following key concepts:

Instructional Materials in Physical Education Instructional Materials in Physical Education The WWW sites linked to from this page provide practical assistance for Physical Education teachers wanting to use the Internet as part of their classroom planning/instruction. Please read our disclaimer. AskERIC Lesson Plans - Physical Education Numerous lesson plans in Games, Gymnastics, Motor/movement skills, Outdoor education, Skill-related fitness and Team sports covering various grade ranges in K-12. 10 Exciting Apps To Enhance Physical Education The following is a guest article from Vanessa Burke. In her words: “Ever since I was knee-high, I’ve been incessantly talking and communicating with anyone who would even begin to listen to me. I guess not a lot has changed!” Feel free to encourage Vanessa to start using Twitter more by following her @BurkeVanessa.

17 Free Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos When you're trying to teach people how to do something new on their computers having screencast videos or annotated screen capture images can be invaluable to you and the people you're trying to help. Here are some free tools that you can use to create screen capture videos and images. Vessenger, producers of a group messaging system, offers a free program for capturing and annotating images on your computer screen. The free program, called Snaplr, is available for Windows and Mac.

Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students? MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children with serious behavioral disorders might fare better at school if they get some exercise during the day, a new study suggests. The researchers focused on children and teenagers with conditions that included autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety and depression. They looked at whether structured exercise during the school day -- in the form of stationary "cybercycles" -- could help ease students' behavioral issues in the classroom. Over a period of seven weeks, the study found it did. Kids were about one-third to 50 percent less likely to act out in class, compared to a seven-week period when they took standard gym classes. Those effects are meaningful, according to lead researcher April Bowling, who was a doctoral student at Harvard University at the time of the study.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education NASPE Home : : Contact Us : : Join Top News AAHPERD Partners with First Lady's New Let's Move Active Schools Initiative Physical Education (PE) Apps for Teachers Today, more and more teachers are looking for ways to integrate their smart phones and iPads (and other tablets) with their physical education and health courses. Below is a list of apps that we’ve found helpful for Physical Educators. Click Here to view a recording of our webinar, Apps for PE Teachers: “Don’t be a Sap, Know Your Apps!”. The webinar goes into more detail of how each app can be used in the classroom to engage students and maximize outcomes.

7 Habits Of Highly-Effective Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology 7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology by TeachThought Staff Ed note: This post has been updated with an updated visual from Sylvia Duckworth, who took our graphic from alwaysprepped.com (now getalma) post and created the above visual.

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