Tips to Prevent Bullying in Recess

September 28th, 2015

Recess is the time when students get a break in their day to connect with their friends, participate in unstructured physical activity and get some sunshine and fresh air. But, with a large number of kids and a limited number of adults, recess provides an opportunity for bullying to occur. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some strategies to prevent bullying at recess and allow all kids to move and have fun.

Tips to Prevent Bullying in Physical Education

September 24th, 2015

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying can threaten students’ physical and emotional safety at school and affect their ability to learn and concentrate in class. Opportunities for bullying are found all over the school campus, including the gym. Get tips to prevent bullying during physical education class.

Sportime Innovations Leader Passes

September 18th, 2015

Barry Traub, longtime Sportime development leader and product innovator extraordinaire, has passed away. Barry was instrumental in the growth of Sportime into an internationally known Physical Education leader. He also launched the Abilitations Special Needs catalog and was responsible for hundreds of product introductions and innovations.

4 Tips to Motivate Kids to Be Active

September 1st, 2015

You’ve likely heard the statistic before: over one-third of children and adolescents are overweight. That number has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the last 30 years, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This government agency suggests lowering the risk of obesity and its associated health problems through […]