5 SPARK Studies That Highlight the Importance of Physical Education

December 28th, 2017

Recent studies continue to prove how effective physical education is for both the mental and physical development of children. In this blog post, we are going to highlight a handful of studies completed by SPARK, or were undertaken using SPARK principles or using the SPARK program, that have provided a valuable contribution to the research […]

6 Winter Olympic Sports Skills You Can Incorporate into Your Lesson Plans

December 20th, 2017

The Olympics is an exciting occasion for aspiring athletes around the world, who are in awe of the incredible feats of agility, strength, and grace they see on screen. Fortunately, the training that goes into developing gold-medal athletes can easily translate into simple, yet effective PE lessons. Though you may not have icy conditions and […]

Using the Olympics in Your PE Lessons

December 14th, 2017

Do you ever wish your students cared about exercising as much as they cared about watching athletes on TV? Even the most sedentary students will usually be excited by the prospect of watching the Olympics, so don’t miss the opportunity to channel this upcoming sporting event into your teaching. Let’s take a look at how […]

Which Non-Traditional Sport Should You Include in Your Curriculum? [QUIZ]

December 7th, 2017

Break from tradition with an alternative sport. Take our quiz and discover the ideal new activity for your PE curriculum.