Heart-Healthy Meals that are Child-Friendly

February 28th, 2017

It’s not easy to get kids to eat healthy, and it’s even more difficult to get them to understand why eating a certain way is important; children live in the now and are blissfully unaware of how their habits as children will impact them as adults. The sooner you help kids to establish healthy eating […]

Visit Sportime featuring SPARK at the 2017 SHAPE America National Convention!

February 28th, 2017

The SHAPE America National Convention starts on March 14th and will be in Boston. Visit the SHAPE America website to register for the convention and find all of the event details. Download the 2017 Convention Program and use the online planner to view all of the convention sessions. Make sure to attend the Sportime featuring […]

Just Dance: Improving a Child’s Emotional and Social Skills Through Dance

February 23rd, 2017

There’s a reason why it feels so good when you have an uninhibited dance party in your bedroom. As well as being a great way to release tension — not to mention have a lot of fun — there are studies showing that dance is also an excellent way to foster the emotional and social […]

What Activity Should You Add to Spice Up Your Lesson Plan? [QUIZ]

February 16th, 2017

Don’t let your Physical Education routine become stale – take our quiz to shake things up for your students!

Announcing the Specialty Workshop Contest Winner!

February 14th, 2017

We received over 400 entries for the Specialty Workshop Contest! Thank you to all of the teachers who spent time completing the form for a chance to win, and congratulations to the winning school!

Strategies to Help Increase Inclusiveness in Your PE Class

February 7th, 2017

When teaching PE, are all of your students successful in reaching the objectives of a lesson? If your answer is “affirmative,” way to go! If, however, they are not all reaching the objectives or being appropriately challenged, this blog is for you.

February 1st, 2017

Many of us understand how important it is to maintain good health and fitness. Daily physical activity can help to reduce your risk of stroke and heart disease by boosting heart muscle strength, improving your good cholesterol levels, and lowering your blood pressure. On top of that, regular exercise promotes better blood flow, and helps […]