November 21st, 2014

We are all familiar with SHAPE America goal for physical education, “To develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.”   But are you aware of the new standards adopted in May?  Our new national standards now include grade level outcomes!  These standards and grade […]

Is it time to Tampa with your curriculum?

April 8th, 2009

I’m just back from 6 rigorous days at the AAHPERD Convention in Tampa. Rigorous, not because I was physically active! Rigorous because I made 5 presentations and participated in 2 additional national meetings that contributed an additional 9 hours of sedentary living to my week. I was again reminded that if we don’t plan for […]

Physical Inactivity- A Growing Crisis

March 25th, 2009

This is my first blog. What I’ll try to do is share thoughts that might be useful in furthering my goal of getting people more active, thus healthier and happier. I want to start with the big picture as I see it. Most Americans are very inactive, and the rest of the world is trying […]