As a member of the SHAPE’s Physical Activity Council, I am excited to share with you the new infographic on PE vs PA. This was a joint effort between the PA Council and SHAPE’s Physical Education Council to come up with an advocacy piece that can be used as the “elevator” speech about the importance […]
It seems like a night of numbers. 1, 953, 31, 270, and .283 #SHAPETampa is my 1st National Convention & Expo as a SHAPE America team member and I can’t wait for April to get here. Our team is honored, grateful and excited that 953 proposals were submitted from members of our community for the […]
I teach a 3rd grade student with a total vision impairment who is main streamed into a regular PE setting. His basic skills are lacking due to him being pulled out of PE(and other classes) for him to attend his special ed classes (braille and mobility training) for the past few years (at at least […]
Mike Humphreys, Instructional Specialist for Health/Physical Education and Family Life Education, Alexandria City Public Schools Under the recently reauthorized Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), there is much greater flexibility offered to school districts as to how they spend their Title IV, Part A dollars. For the first time schools and districts are able to allocate […]
I am looking for a basic health curriculum, lessons, or workbook to use with 19-20 year old students with severe disabilities. Thanks!
Recently the State Department of Education in Alabama issued guidance that advised teachers to use standards-based physical education instruction in the largest classroom in the school — the gymnasium. Unfortunately, this guidance was not popular among all the residents of Alabama. The criticism came from all angles and was directed at the State Department of […]
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My second grade daughter’s school had their Open House tonight. It was exactly what you’d expect; shiny floors, all the teachers and admins in their Sunday best, bulletin boards with encouraging messages and materials stacked on each student desk. We had a fantastic time, by the end of the 30 minutes we were […]
Originally posted on SHAPE America Exchange Becoming a PEPEPTalk Ambassador Welcome to PEPEPTalk where Physical Education Teachers are celebrated, validated and praised for the work they do each day to help motivate and educate our nation’s children to lead a healthy and active lifestyle today and for the rest of their lives. This project has […]