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Pickleminton
(Intermediate 3-5)

Created by: Lisa Kushner, 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. [...]

Parachute
(Primary K-2)

Created by: Lisa Kushner, Amanda Welch, Nick Kline, and Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong Parachute activities are among the most memorable physical education experiences of a young child’s life. Just seeing the ‘chute creates excitement and joy for most students. It is also an important opportunity to reinforce critical personal responsibility skills, as well as [...]

OPEN 8 Challenge
(Middle School)

Created by: Rich Wiles & Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong The OPEN 8 Middle School Adventure Challenge is a fun and engaging module with a focus on fitness, skill, and 21stcentury learning. Each activity is meant to provide a global education experience in a setting that stretches just beyond a student’s comfortable performance zone. Begin [...]

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Created by: Lisa Kushner, 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.

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

Parachute activities are among the most memorable physical education experiences of a young child’s life. Just seeing the ‘chute creates excitement and joy for most students. It is also an important opportunity to reinforce critical personal responsibility skills, as well as introduce movement concepts and […]

Created by: Rich Wiles & Aaron Hart
Special Contributions: Deedi Brown
Design: Jennifer Truong

The OPEN 8 Middle School Adventure Challenge is a fun and engaging module with a focus on fitness, skill, and 21stcentury learning. Each activity is meant to provide a global education experience in a setting that stretches just beyond a student’s comfortable performance zone. Begin each lesson with the […]

Created by: Aaron Hart
Contributions by: Jo Bailey, Deedi Brown, Joe Cambron, Diane Cannon, Terry Jones, Nick Kline, Eddie Kovel, Lisa Kushner, Becca L-A-K, Jen Mau, Darcell Salmi, Murray Wallace, Amanda Welch
Design: Aaron Hart & Jennifer Truong

Creative Mode Fitness is a fun and vigorously active way to teach students critical fitness concepts and basic fitness planning. It’s designed to be used with heart rate monitor […]

Created by: Lisa Kushner, Brianna Sullivan, Thomas Fuchs & Aaron Hart
Special Contributions: Joshua Giddings, Deedi Boland & Juan Wang
Design: Jennifer Truong & Aaron Hart Harvard Medical School has labeled Tai Chi as a low-impact, lifetime exercise with evidence-based benefits. This ancient Chinese martial art has been shown to help decrease stress while helping the body maintain strength, flexibility, and balance in all […]

Created by: Katie Pennamped & Aaron Hart
Special Contributions: Deedi Boland
Design: Jennifer Truong Games that resemble Rugby appear as far back in history as 300 BC in Greece. The modern version of the sport was created at Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire (England) in the 19th Century. This recreational game of the early 1800’s was first formalize in 1857 in a match in […]