Heart Rate Data Empowers Teacher to Personalize PE Program so Students Maximize Motivation and Opportunities for Success

Using data collected from the IHT ZONE wrist heart rate monitors his students wear during class, Hudson High School PE (Iowa) teacher Sean Leonard will give students the freedom to personalize his curriculum during the next school year. Rather than participate in Leonard’s preselected daily activity during class, they’ll have

Posted on May 22, 2019
funding

Building Relationships with Department Leaders Essential for Teachers, Administrators Seeking Program Funding

When looking to add heart rate technology to their curriculum, the largest hurdle PE teachers face is often funding. Where will the money come from? What’s the process to request funding? As a former PE teacher and coordinator, IHT Regional Vice President Eric Larson understands the challenges facing today’s teachers

Posted on May 14, 2019
activities

Assessment Scores Soar as Students Use ZONE Heart Rate Monitors to Improve Fitness Through Cycling, Swimming and Spikeball

PE students at Scripps Middle School (Lake Orion, Mich.) know which activities get them working the hardest. Based on data she gets from the IHT ZONE heart rate monitors her students wear during class, teacher Kim McCool agrees with her students. When her classes include their favorite activities, more than

Posted on April 28, 2019
Heart Rate Training

PE Teacher Honored for Creating ‘Rigorous and Engaging’ Heart Rate Training Program

Principal, Colleagues Take Note of Innovative Health Awareness Program After Fourth-Grade Students Improve PACER Results using IHT Heart Rate Monitors Students in Misty Atnip’s PE classes at  Baldwin Creek Elementary School (Lander, Wy.) saw their PACER test scores improve just weeks after they began wearing the IHT ZONE wrist heart

Posted on April 17, 2019
morning exercise

School Finding Social-Emotional, Academic Benefits from Morning Exercise Programs

Morning Programs Will Use IHT ZONE Heart Rate Monitors to Boost Physical Fitness While Improving Academic Competencies and Connection to School An early-morning fitness club using IHT ZONE wrist heart rate monitors helps elementary students stay on task throughout the day. Goose Bay Elementary School (Wasilla, Alaska) PE teacher Nancy

Posted on April 9, 2019
SEL

Massachusetts Teachers Incorporate Student SEL Development Into PE Curriculum

Assessment of Social Skills Documents Growth, Identifies Areas that Need Continued Focus Students across Massachusetts develop more than fitness skills in their PE classes. Social and personal skills – known as Social-Emotional Learning – remain a key focus. “We focus on SEL because it works so well with the PE

Posted on March 27, 2019