I realize there are times when it may be time consuming to find what you are looking for at various websites searching for something specific. There is a lot of beneficial information on the SHAPE America website that we would like to highlight for you in the hope that it can be useful and assist […]
Why are you a member of SHAPE America or your state association? Is it for all of those membership benefits? Is it so you can attend an upcoming convention or conference? What if we rethink this? I am going to ask you to be a member of your professional organization for two very important and […]
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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