Stress the importance of stress relief

I am loving this post on stress relief over at Mr. Health Teacher. It made me think about all of the ways we try to help students learn, manage their behavior, and raise our test scores. One of the most effective ways to do all of these things is [Read more…]

Circuit training offers something for everyone

The focus of this post from Mr. Robbo the PE Geek is really the use of music in circuit training but I also loved the description of the circuit training itself. The circuit training as it is described could work for so many different students including those with physical disabilities as not all students need […]

Cooperative learning in PE

Loved this post by Lee Garrett on using Kagan’s cooperative learning structures in PE. His use of games like Numbered Heads Together and Round Robin is so unique and will not only help any teacher better assess student learning in PE, but potentially help them think about teaching differently, in general. For more on this, […]

FUN FRIDAY: Do the rhythm shuffle

Music teachers are going to love this cool beanbag toss game that can be differentiated for different students, classes, or grade levels. To play, students toss a beanbag on the board and provide a response based on where the bag lands. To adjust the level of difficulty, you can have different requirements for different players. […]

If they can’t skip….let them gallop or slide

Today we’d like to share a fun post created by Howie Weiss from Weissice.com. His belief is that all physical education lessons should start with fun, include fitness and social education and help instill a love for life long movement. He gives a few tips on how to include children with disabilities in lessons. For instance, if […]

Using DI in PE

Do you find it is difficult to find high-quality examples of differentiation in physical education? If so, you may want to explore this article by Kathleen Ellis, Lauren Lieberman, and Dani LeRoux featured on the American Printing House for the Blind. They not only categorically break down the various ways to differentiate, but they provide […]

FUN FRIDAY: Anyone can juggle

Adding juggling to your PE curriculum will not only help students work on attention and eye-hand coordination but will provide them with a cool new skill they can show off to friends and family. And since juggling can be adapted for almost any learner, it is the perfect activity for the differentiated classroom.

Circuit training offers something for everyone

The focus of this post from Mr. Robbo the PE Geek is really the use of music in circuit training but I also loved the description of the circuit training itself. The circuit training as it is described could work for so many different students including those with physical disabilities as not all students need […]

Quick differentiation ideas in PE

I had a young and enthusiastic PE teacher in one of my autism workshops this week and he inspired me to create a post for his classroom.