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Dance
(Intermediate 3-5)

Created by: Brandon Herwick, Deedi Brown, Aaron Hart, Dr. Theresa Cone, Bob Oates, Scott Williams, Sara Weeks, Juliet Schulein Design: Jennifer Truong For more dance resources from the contributors, please visit the following pages: Brandon Herwick’s YouTube Channel Dr. Theresa Cone’s Dance Resources Bob Oates’ YouTube Channel Scott Williams’ YouTube Channel As physical educators, one of our main objectives is to [...]

Limited Equipment
(Grades K-12)

Created by: Jim DeLine, Gabe Erving, Crystal Gorwitz, Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart, Brandon Herwick, Lori Jerred, Nick Kline, Charla Tedder Krahnke, Michael Martinez, Roy Mitchell, Victoria Otto, Benjamin Pirillo, Victor Spadaro, Rich Wiles Design:  Aaron Hart & Jennifer Truong Special Contributions:  Deedi Brown This module was started as a response to the 2017 hurricanes that impacted the physical education programs [...]

Flag Tag
(Primary K-2)

Created by: Victor Spadaro & Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong Are your K–2 students ready for some football?! Actually, no, they’re probably not. The Flag Tag Games module is designed to prepare children for Flag Football participation in a safe, fun, and developmentally appropriate setting. Locomotor skills and movement in open space are emphasized, and [...]

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Created by: Brandon Herwick, Deedi Brown, Aaron Hart, Dr. Theresa Cone, Bob Oates, Scott Williams, Sara Weeks, Juliet Schulein

Design: Jennifer Truong

For more dance resources from the contributors, please visit the following pages:

As physical […]

Created by:
Jim DeLine, Gabe Erving, Crystal Gorwitz, Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart, Brandon Herwick, Lori Jerred, Nick Kline, Charla Tedder Krahnke, Michael Martinez, Roy Mitchell, Victoria Otto, Benjamin Pirillo, Victor Spadaro, Rich Wiles

Design:  Aaron Hart & Jennifer Truong
Special Contributions:  Deedi Brown

This module was started as a response to the 2017 hurricanes that impacted the physical education programs in Florida, Houston, and many […]

Created by: Victor Spadaro & Aaron Hart
Special Contributions: Deedi Brown
Design: Jennifer Truong

Are your K–2 students ready for some football?! Actually, no, they’re probably not. The Flag Tag Games module is designed to prepare children for Flag Football participation in a safe, fun, and developmentally appropriate setting. Locomotor skills and movement in open space are emphasized, and sport-specific skills of flag-pulling, […]

Created by: Aaron Hart
Special Contributions: Deedi Brown, Lisa Kushner, Amanda Welch
Design: Aaron Hart & Jennifer Truong

Tabata Training is a short but meaningful module designed to teach the basics of Tabata methodology with a focus on exercise form and fitness knowledge concepts. The two-week module includes an activity and nutrition log in order to bring mindful consideration to each student’s lifestyle […]

Created by: Joseph Spernal, Aaron Hart, Jim DeLine, and Lisa Kushner
Special Contributions: Deedi Boland
Design: Jennifer Truong

Bat and Ball Games introduces students to the critical skills and movement patterns that are essential to sports like softball, baseball, and cricket. Purposeful activities provide fun and challenge for skill development while also introducing foundational concepts, strategies, and tactics.

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Created by: Lisa Kushner, Briana Sullivan, Deedi Brown, Mike Smith, and Aaron Hart
Design: Jennifer Truong

Striking an object with a short-handled implement has never been this fun! This module provides a developmentally appropriate lead-up to net games like pickleball and badminton. Implement this module in full with more skilled students. Or, remove the 1V1/2V2 activities and focus on the basics. […]