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Physical Education (PE) Apps for Teachers

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. Coach’s Eye Videos students performing a skill. Team Shake Team Shake is the technological and environmentally friendly way to choose teams. StopWatch This stopwatch shows time on a digital display as well as on an analog clock face. Giant Scoreboard A generic scoreboard, featuring: Timer/Countdown (editable); Team names (editable); Giant digits, visible from 50ft; Fits any sport; Simple, accurate and reliable. Nutrition Tips Pocket First Aid & CPR from the American Heart Association iFitness HD An exercise companion app. Pocket Body Numbers

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. When I was in high school, I had a gym teacher who made us climb rope, do outdated calisthenics, and then shower together. Today’s student population is much different than a decade ago. Fast Food Calories An inevitable part of part of the junior high or high school diet is the inclusion of fast food. Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker You always have your phone on you. This app has the calories of over one million foods in its database. MyPyramid App The Campbell Soup Co. has teamed up with MyPyramid USA in order to create a new smartphone app that helps people eat more balanced meals. Livestrong MyQuit Coach Itrain Map My Run Are you the coach of a cross-country team? Fitocracy

30 Days of Change v4.0 30 Days of Change program is designed to change your exercise habits as well as the way you look and feel - in a month. It is completely 100% equipment free. Different daily programs will ensure that your body doesn’t adapt to the same routine so you’ll see progress a lot sooner than with any other program. Preview Download 30 Days of Change.pdf [9Mb] Suggested MENU.pdf [0.1Mb] Start the program:

Apps en Educación Física La aparición y evolución de los dispositivos móviles en la sociedad actual es un proceso vertiginoso del que la educación no puede quedarse al margen y por supuesto tampoco la Educación Física. Nos proporcionan la posibilidad de trabajar en cualquier lugar o momento y accesibilidad a una gran oferta de apps, desde herramientas de control de clase, hasta otras de apoyo a la acción docente. Existen una gran cantidad de apps dirigidas a la educación, aunque específicas de educación física no hay muchas en relación con las que podemos encontrar relacionadas con otras materias. Tanto en el blog Educación Física Aquí y Ahora de Sigfri González, como en el tablero de Pinterest Apps Educación Física IOS (Ipad) de Eduard Sabaté encontramos un amplio banco de recursos de apps para Educación Física. El blog Move your iPad está dedicado a un proyecto sobre el uso del iPad y los dispositivos móviles en la Educación Física del Colegio Internacional SEK-Alborán de Almería.

Common Core Standards & Physical Education (PE) As a research-based, public health organization, SPARK is committed to the holistic development of all students. The Common Core State Standards provide an important framework that highlights the educational value and depth of SPARK programs and educational materials. The following documents provides an overview of how the SPARK Physical Education (PE) programs Grades K-12 align with Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy in Health and PE. Alignment Documents: Elementary Physical Education Secondary Physical Education Other Resources: Click Here to read Part 1 of the SPARK Common Core Survival Guide New! Click Here to read Part 2 of the SPARK Common Core Survival Guide New! Click Here to learn about the new SPARK Common Core workshop New! Click Here to register for the free SPARK webinar "Common Core and YOU: Making Connections" on May 21, 2014 at 3pm Pacific (6pm Eastern). Click Here to read the SPARK blog article "How Common Core Can Be Implemented in P.E."

Education World: GREAT SITES FOR TEACHING ABOUT Physical Fitness Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. These sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about physical fitness. Fitness Files This site, which addresses fitness in a concise, fun, interactive format is perfect for those studying the most effective ways to become and remain physically fit. The Files are chock full of information on selecting a health club, using home gym equipment, preventing and treating injuries, acquiring healthful eating habits, and more for middle and high school students. Fitness Jumpsite Covering nearly every aspect of physical fitness, Fitness Jumpsite is a wonderful resource for those interested in a serious fitness study. Smartplay! Walter McKenzie Education World® Copyright © 2006 Education World

100 no-equipment workouts Interactives archive: Health AIDS in PerspectiveClick through six world maps, each of which tells a different, yet equally sobering story about the worldwide magnitude of AIDS, and those who are affected. Anatomy of ChildbirthReview the three stages of having a baby as well as some of the risks women face. Anatomy of a CigaretteTake a close look at a clickable conventional cigarette, and compare it to recent attempts to create a "safer" cigarette. Bacteria TalkIn this interview, Bassler describes the 600 species of bacteria on your teeth each morning, and much more. Hear the audio highlights or read the full interview. Be a DemographerPlay a matching game to see how demographic data reflects and shapes the future of the U.S. and three other countries. Body BreakdownsClick on different parts of a climber's body to discover what people experience at high altitudes. Body NeedsClick on an illustration of body parts, a list of nutrients, or food types to see what the body needs to function best. Guess What's Coming to Dinner?

Banco de Recursos TIC y APPs para EDUCACIÓN FÍSICA The Middle School Counselor: Icebreakers How do you get the conversation started? Sometimes when you are working with groups, you need a little kick start for a conversation. I use some old fashioned icebreaker questions, but have given them a new look. I found some clear glass pebbles at a local craft store on sale for $1.00 a bag, used my scrapbook paper, Mod Podge, and best fine-tipped Sharpie marker to create some question stones. We have used the stones several ways. One way is to just pass around the can and each student takes a stone, reads his or her question, and everyone takes a turn as we go around the table.Another way is to have each student take a stone and put it on the table in front of them.

Innovating a (PE) Department | iPad TeacheriPad Teacher Over the past couple of years I have been reviewing the departments effectiveness and looking for ways to develop it to become truly 21st Century. In that time the department has become fully engaged in digital technology both for teaching and learning, staff efficiency and for the tracking and progress of students in all courses. This year also sees the work being developed in supporting literacy and numeracy across the school which has been a bit of a passion for me. I wanted to just take a moment to sum up where we are, as a tool for any new staff that join us in the team, but also to support other departments in moving in a similar direction. Starting in KS3 there are a few things that we have put in place, Edmodo All classes have an Edmodo group which serves several purposes. the students use it to reflect on their practice after sessions. Literacy Quality Feedback As practical teachers our marking is often the verbal discussions we have in the middle of a lesson. Numeracy Progress

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