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Helpful Documents  [scroll down to view all OPEN modules]

  • OPEN’s How-To Guide [PDF]
  • Sample Module Pacing Guide [PDF]

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What we’re working on.

  • Early Childhood Thematic Modules
  • K-2 Jumping and Landing
  • 3-5 Dance
  • Flag Football Progression
  • High School Roundnet

K-2 Curriculum Modules

Created by Aaron Hart, Jim DeLine, Jenna Knapp, Nick Kline, Andy Pickett, and Andrea Hart, RD Physical educators know and understand the need to get students active and engaged as soon as they enter the PE classroom. This collection of instant activities serves to help teachers get students moving quickly, [...]

This module introduces children to ball handling skills and movement concepts most often associated with the sport of basketball. Hand dribbling, passing, and receiving (catching) are the primary skills emphasized. However, a variety of other learning outcomes are also addressed within the module’s activities. Note: there are no outcomes for [...]

This module includes activities that are designed to develop and reinforce several locomotor and manipulative skills. All of the basic locomotor skills, static and dynamic balancing, as well as underhand tossing, rolling, and catching are addressed. Other learning outcomes are also addressed within the module’s activities. Module Documents Complete module packet: [PDF [...]

This module includes activities that are designed to develop and reinforce several personal and social skills associated with responsible behavior. Safety, working independently, following directions and rules, as well as sharing space and equipment are the primary skills emphasized. However, a variety of other learning outcomes are also addressed within [...]

3-5 Curriculum Modules

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 [...]

Created by: Temoc Suarez, Nick Kalisperis, Aaron Hart, & Beth Wendt Special Contributions: Deedi Boland & Nick Kline Design: Jennifer Truong Invasion sports involve an offensive team working to maintain possession of an object while attacking (or invading) a defensive team’s goal or target area. Development of specific skills and skill combinations that [...]

Created by Aaron Hart, Jim DeLine, Jenna Knapp, Nick Kline, Andy Pickett, and Andrea Hart, RD Physical educators know and understand the need to get students active and engaged as soon as they enter the PE classroom. This collection of instant activities serves to help teachers get students moving quickly, [...]

This module builds on the skills introduced in the Primary Ball Handling and Dribbling Skills module through skill-specific basketball lead up games. Dribbling, passing, and shooting in dynamic practice environments are the primary skills emphasized. However, a variety of other learning outcomes are also addressed within the module’s activities. [...]

This module includes activities that are designed to develop and reinforce several personal and social skills associated with responsible behavior. Safety, cooperation, interpersonal behavior, receiving and providing feedback, praising and accepting others, as well as following the etiquette of activity settings are the main skills emphasized. However, a variety of [...]

Middle School Curriculum Modules

Created by: Aaron Hart, Jim DeLine, Elyse Loughlin, Lori Dunn, Brandon Herwick, Kevin Reinisch, Charla Parker Krahnke, Kevin Tiller Special Contributions: Deedi Boland Design: Jennifer Truong & Aaron Hart Physical educators know and understand the need to get students active and engaged as soon as they enter the PE classroom. This collection [...]

High School Curriculum Modules

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 [...]

Created by: Aaron Hart, Jim DeLine, Elyse Loughlin, Lori Dunn, Brandon Herwick, Kevin Reinisch, Charla Parker Krahnke, Kevin Tiller Special Contributions: Deedi Boland Design: Jennifer Truong & Aaron Hart Physical educators know and understand the need to get students active and engaged as soon as they enter the PE classroom. This collection [...]

Created by: Jenna, Knapp, Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Boland, Charla Tedder (Parker) Krahnke Design: Jennifer Truong & Aaron Hart Badminton can be played as a recreational or competitive sport throughout an individual’s lifetime. It’s played in the Summer Olympics and summer family barbeques. This module prepares students with the confidence and [...]