Leveraging Technology for Grading and Assessment in Physical Education

It’s the end of the grading period and you’re getting ready to fill out hundreds of student report cards.  What are you feeling right­­...

Fitness Testing: Helpful or Hurtful?

When pre-service teachers are asked to reflect on their experiences of fitness testing, few of them recall why they were participating in them or...
Push-Up Assessment

How to Perform a Push-Up Assessment [Instructional Video]

Teach students how to properly perform the push-up assessment with this helpful video and detailed instruction. Make push-up assessments even easier by using the Rep-Addition Push-Up...
Fitness Testing Devices

Fitness Testing Devices: Pedometers and Heart Rate Monitors

Assessing our students’ fitness levels is an enormous task for physical education teachers. Continue reading to see how fitness testing devices like heart rate...
Fitness Testing

Using Fitness Testing Data in P.E.

You decided to have your students do some fitness testing and you have all of the fitness testing data collected, now what?  It is...
Curl-Up Assessment

How to Perform a Curl-Up Assessment [Instructional Video]

Explaining how to perform national curl-up assessments to students can be difficult. The video above provides detailed, yet easy-to-comprehend instructions for completing a curl-up...
Sit-and-Reach Assessment

How to Perform a Sit-and-Reach Assessment [Instructional Video]

Use the above video to demonstrate the traditional and back-saver sit-and-reach assessment to your students. Don’t forget to download it for future use! Make...
Dr. Robert Pangrazi explains step count. Vs. activity time

Step Count vs. Activity Time in PE

Are you tracking step count or activity time in your physical education classes? Dr. Robert Pangrazi explains why activity time is a more fair...
Boy using jump rope

MVPA Hops to New Heights with Jump Rope Program [Video]

Jumping rope is an excellent exercise for increasing activity time, coordination and confidence. While jumping rope is often used as a warm-up activity, one professor studied...
Pedometer for Tracking MVPA

Enhance PE Best Practices with Pedometers

If you ever have the chance to attend a workshop featuring high school physical education teacher Maria Corte, you need to do so. She...

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