May 20th, 2016

Let’s Move! Active Schools recognizes Athletes for Hope and Sportime featuring SPARK as Partners of the Year.

Teacher Appreciation Week

April 21st, 2016

There are SO many things you can do to show appreciation to the teachers in your life. Here are a few ideas ranging from costing you nothing but a few minutes to those costing a few bucks.

Sportime Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation in Physical Education

March 23rd, 2016

Sportime is proud to commemorate 50 years serving physical education teachers, youth & recreation leaders and child care providers with the most advanced, research-based physical activity products and resources. In recognition of this milestone, Sportime continues to expand its offering and build its partnership with the SPARK curriculum, launching the new “Sportime featuring SPARK” virtual storefront at Sportime.com

SPARK Acquires Healthy Kids Challenge Program

March 15th, 2016

SPARK expands nutrition programming by acquiring the rights to Healthy Kids Challenge (HKC), a nationally recognized program providing evidence-based information and best practices to help children develop skills for healthy eating and physical activity choices.

PhysEdSummit 2015

August 17th, 2015

This weekend, I stepped out of my comfort zone to present online at the #PhysEdSummit 3.0. There is a wide audience of passionate health and physical education professionals in the world presenting and willing to give their time, resources, and friendship to help more physical education forward. While the conference was live on Saturday, the good work will continue long after!

Let’s Go Back to School with SPARKecademy!

August 10th, 2015

SPARK has a great new resource for teachers looking for ways to earn professional development credit hours. SPARKecademy.org is a web-based platform that provides an innovative menu of online courses for K-12 physical education teachers and health professionals. Courses include SPARK K-12 PE Workshops, timely topic monthly webinars, SPARK mini-units, podcasts, and technology/equipment tutorials.

10 Ways to Promote Safe Biking for National Bike Month

May 1st, 2015

Around the country, bicyclers have been supporting National Bike Month every May since 1956. Sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, May gives experienced and novice cyclists a chance to participate in bicycling events, try out biking for the first time, and promote safe bicycling practices. Want to participate in the fun? Here are 10 […]

SPARK Announces Dr. Kymm Ballard as New Executive Director

April 28th, 2015

SPARK is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kymm Ballard as next Executive Director of SPARK!

A Physical Educator Turns 60

March 23rd, 2015

By Paul Rosengard – SPARK Godfather If you haven’t already heard, I celebrated my 60th birthday back in January.  And after 36 years in education – PHYSICAL education that is – I decided to hang up my sneakers.  This blog article gives me an opportunity to share a few lessons learned and thank a few […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Youth & Yoga

March 12th, 2015

Yoga isn’t just for grown ups anymore. It serves as another fun, physical activity for kids and it has mental and physical benefits. Check out some of these yoga poses in this infographic! Share This Infographic On Your Site Provided by: SparkPE.com