Full STEAM Ahead in P.E.

Physical education forms part of a multidisciplinary curriculum, but integration doesn’t compromise teaching the concepts important to developing a physically educated individual. (3.7.1 SHAPE...

Maximizing Space for Maximum Participation

As class sizes increase and facility space stays constant or is reduced, how can you utilize every space available?  This is a question a...

Managing PE Space: General vs. Personal Space

Effectively managing PE space is an extremely important factor in a successful program. General space is the space within our boundaries. It can be...
Physical Education Teaching Space

From Storage to Layout, Make the Most of Your #PhysEd Space

Ok, let’s face it…organizing your storage & teaching space isn’t the most glamorous of tasks.  You’d rather be searching for that great new activity...
PE Teaching Space

Identifying Suitable PE Teaching Spaces

Physical Education and movement classes rely heavily on spatial parameters to teach effective and safe lessons.  Adequate PE teaching space is typically feast or...
Students using technology during Strategy Sideline

3 Smart Tips for Space Management: Organizing a Versatile Learning Environment

Being able to organize my learning environment effectively helps lessons run more efficiently. An important part of this is being able to organize the...
AHS Classroom Activities Cards

No Phys. Ed Space? No Problem!

Throughout my career, I have encountered various issues that required adaptation.  A 1954 gym with no air conditioning, lack of storage space, and even...
CageAll PE Team Game

PE Team Games that Align with National Standards [Video]

Keep students moving with PE team games that are action packed, class oriented, and align with SHAPE America's National Standards. ACTION! Team Games by...
SHAPE American National Physical Education Standards Book

Align Lessons with National Physical Education Standards

There’s a trend in recent years within the physical education community that flips traditional P.E. teaching on its head…it’s called “Standards Based Instruction.”  You...
4-S Approach to Planning Team-Based Activities or Sport

Backwards Design with the Standards in Mind: 4-S Approach to Planning Sport and Team-Based...

Curriculum mapping. Standards-based grading. Mastery-based education. Competencies. Proficiency scales. Rubrics. Assessments. Am I hitting many of the terms you are hearing emphasized in today’s...