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Paralympics
(Intermediate 3-5)

Created by: Kate Darpino, Katie McNamara, Jolanda Hengstman, Aaron Hart, and Victor Spadaro Special Contributions: Michelle Grenier, Lara Brickhouse, Lauren Lieberman, John Foley, and Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong The Paralympic Games were designed to emphasize the participants’ athletic achievements and not their disabilities. The Paralympic movement began with a small gathering of British World War II veterans in 1948. [...]

Olympics
(Intermediate 3-5)

Created by: Ross Chakrian, Jim DeLine, Nick Kline, Ben Pirillo, Kevin Tiller, Rich Wiles Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Deedi Brown, Jennifer Truong This set of learning activities was created to generate interest and enthusiasm for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Each activity can be blended into your current block plan, or the module can be done as [...]

Roundnet
(HS 9-12)

Created by: Aaron Hart, Victor Spadaro, Skyler Boles Special Contributions: Deedi Brown & Jennifer Truong Content adapted from activities found on www.usaspikeball.com Roundnet is a team sport played with Spikeball® equipment sets. Teams of two work together and are allowed three touches to return the ball onto the net. Once the ball is played off the net, [...]

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Created by: Kate Darpino, Katie McNamara, Jolanda Hengstman, Aaron Hart, and Victor Spadaro
Special Contributions: Michelle Grenier, Lara Brickhouse, Lauren Lieberman, John Foley, and Deedi Brown
Design: Jennifer Truong

The Paralympic Games were designed to emphasize the participants’ athletic achievements and not their disabilities. The Paralympic movement began with a small gathering of British World War II veterans in 1948. Today, the Paralympics host […]

Created by: Aaron Hart, Victor Spadaro, Skyler Boles
Special Contributions: Deedi Brown & Jennifer Truong
Content adapted from activities found on www.usaspikeball.com

Roundnet is a team sport played with Spikeball® equipment sets. Teams of two work together and are allowed three touches to return the ball onto the net. Once the ball is played off the net, possession switches to […]

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

Design: Jennifer Truong

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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, […]