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New Professional Development Opportunities

January 9th, 2018

SPARK is excited to offer some new professional development opportunities for schools. Starting in January, the new Starter Workshops, which are 3-hour versions of our current SPARK PE offerings (EC, K-2, 3-6, MS, HS, AS), will be available. These 3-hour workshops will give an overview of the program and opportunities for participants to engage in […]

iRun 201

October 3rd, 2017

Today we will extend the iRun conversation, focusing on how the SPARK HS iRun unit specifically applies principles, guidelines and methods.

SportFIT 201

September 11th, 2017

In our last blog, SportFIT 101, we provided an overview of SportFIT, which is SPARK’s High School PE high intensity, sport-like training program located on SPARKfamily.com. In this blog, we will showcase the SportFIT unit by sharing resources and tips to help you successfully implement this unit in your own program.

SportFIT 101

September 4th, 2017

SportFIT is SPARK’s high intensity, sport-like training program designed to improve each participant’s overall fitness. SportFIT relies on the unique characteristics of sport to motivate participants to fully engage in fitness-based activities, making the experience more authentic, personally meaningful and fun.

Tabata 201

August 7th, 2017

Imagine a PE class that operates like a wellness center… one where motivated students choose from and enjoy participating in a variety of fitness stations, where each station is led by certified student-instructors, focused on helping their peers develop personal fitness skills, knowledge and confidence.

Tabata 101

August 1st, 2017

Tabata is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) program designed to get maximum fitness benefits in a short duration workout, making it a great option when you are pressed for time or want a change from more traditional workout programs.

Announcing the Inclusive PE Workshop Contest Winner!

May 31st, 2017

We received over 400 entries for the Inclusive PE Workshop Contest — thank you to all of the teachers who spent time completing the form for a chance to win. Congratulations to the winning school!

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 […]

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!

East St. Louis School District 189 – PEP Grant Case Study

October 7th, 2016

East St. Louis School District 189 implemented the research-based SPARK PE program when they received the PEP Grant. The PEP grant has helped the district revolutionize their physical education program for their students.