Eager students find success by creating individualized PE lessons

Students work harder and more frequently meet class goals when given the freedom to craft and manage their own individualized PE lessons.

“This year students will develop their own workouts based on their activity needs,” said Jeff Miesner, the physical education teacher at Odebolt Arthur Battle Creek Ida Grove High School.

Miesner gauges his student’s effort – and success in meeting regular goals – by the data he gets from the heart rate monitors students wear. Last year he introduced the adidas Zone for IHT Spirit wrist heart rate monitor to his students and has seen a noticeable increase in both exercise ownership and effort. Read More