February, 2018 | Spark PE
 

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

February 27th, 2018

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 […]

9 of Our Best Posts About Food and Nutrition

February 22nd, 2018

The world of physical education is about much more than just exercise — physical education programs also teach students how to eat well and take care of their bodies by making nutritious choices. Healthy eating boosts physical and mental health, so an emphasis on good food is an important habit for any family. Kids who […]

Sportime Rhythmic Movement Physical Education Program

February 20th, 2018

Sportime featuring SPARK is happy to announce the launch of our new Rhythmic Movement Program. This program includes 3 different resources to help teachers integrate rhythmic concepts and activities into their physical education curriculum. Rhythmic Movement Activity Guide This activity guide provides opportunities for fundamental movement experiences so students can learn to move effectively and […]

16 Ideas for Teaching Dance in PE

February 15th, 2018

Teaching dance in physical education classes can benefit both teachers and students. Dance allows instructors to be creative and engage students who might not get as much out of other activities.