Portage

Portage Central students maximize MVPA minutes to reach healthy fitness levels

July 10, 2017 – Motivated by readings on their heart rate monitors, students at Portage Central Middle School logged more than 6,000 hours of moderate to vigorous physical activity in the just-completed school year while improving their Presidential Youth Fitness Program scores in several key areas.

Portage“Being able to see their heart rate takes their effort and motivation to another level,” said PCMS Athletic Coordinator John Dunlop.

Portage Central PE students wore the adidas ZONE for IHT Spirit wrist heart rate monitors this year after upgrading from the Spirit chest-strap monitor. Read More

teachers

Looking back at a year of life-shaping lessons

Dec. 19, 2016 

This weekend, we’ll celebrate Christmas with our friends, families, and loved ones. From all of us at IHT, thank you for all the work you do for kids and their health every single day.

For IHT, this year has been filled with immense gratitude for so many. As we lead up to Sunday; a day of unity, family, gifts, love and appreciation, we’d like to share some of the valuable lessons our staff has learned and how the holiday spirit comes year-round when impacted by teachers and children. Read More

PE assessment tips

Tips about Spirit System from successful teachers

Tue, 14 Jun 2016PE assessment tips
To paraphrase the great Robert Earl Keen, the road goes on forever but the learning never ends.School may be out for summer, and while they take a well-deserved break from the classrooms, the next lesson plan is never far from a teacher’s mind. With that in mind, we at IHT want to do our part to help physical education teachers best utilize the IHT Spirit System as they work to teach students the importance of overall health and its relationship to their entire academic performance with PE assessment tips from teachers getting positive results. Read More