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JeffCo PE students use heart rate monitors to master healthy habits

Teacher works with school district, technology partner to navigate new legislative guidelines “I relate the use of [heart rate monitors] in physical education to Chromebooks for classroom teachers,” said Everitt Middle School (Colo.) physical education teacher Bradley Hull. “It is absolutely essential for instruction. My number one philosophy as a PE teacher is for students to take …
Posted on February 21, 2018

Superstar P.E. Lesson Helps Students Develop Skill, Passion for Running

Capitalizing on their combined passion for running and a network of trails adjacent to their Nichols Middle School campus, Kelly Rich and Meghan Enos developed a unit designed to teach students how to find their optimal running pace. Targeted to seventh grade physical education students, Rich and Enos created a running unit that’s been selected …
Posted on February 14, 2018

Motivated by heart rate monitors, P.E. students up their effort

Wearing new wrist-based heart rate monitors that track student progress toward daily class goals, Crestview School of Inquiry (West Des Moines, Iowa) physical education students are proving that a little motivation can last a lifetime. “It’s a really strong motivator and it’s something that pushes the students,” said Crestview P.E. teacher Chris Amundson. “It becomes …
Posted on January 30, 2018

How Irving ISD’s Health and PE Coordinator Secured Technology Funding Through ESSA Title IV

With guidance from her department head, Irving Independent School District (Texas) Health and Physical Education Coordinator Sandi Cravens applied for and received $35,000 from her district’s Every Student Succeeds Act allocation. After working with her supervisor and the district’s director of federal funding, Cravens researched the program she wanted to develop and gathered supporting material …
Posted on January 18, 2018

adidas Lesson for IHT Spirit: ‘Fit For Life’ Tabata Utilizes HIIT Principles in Physical Education

Click to Download HIIT Lesson Workout With class time more valuable than ever, Lunenburg High School (Mass.) physical education teacher Steve Boone developed a lesson that maximizes every second his students spend working out. Boone’s “Fit For Life” Tabata workout allows students of all ages to exercise in short bursts over the course of a …
Posted on January 9, 2018

December’s adidas Lesson: Creating healthy students by developing passion for F.I.T.T.ness

Shelburne Community School physical education teachers Kelly Spreen and Craig MacDerment use their superstar lesson to help students find a passion for physical activity that will last a lifetime. “Part of our goal is to expose students to as many different activities and fitness exercises with the hope that it will transfer outside of the …
Posted on December 14, 2017



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