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#ParentsLovePE

Why OPEN loves parent engagement... We need parents to become powerful allies as we strive to increase the demand for effective physical education programs. Active Schools and OPEN both recognize the potential strength that parents can and do demonstrate within their local schools when they understand the importance of physical literacy and physical education's role in developing their [...]

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Created by: Nick Kline, Will Potter, Ross Chakrain, Michael Utz, Benjamin Pirillo, Christina Courtney, Shannon Maly, Ashely Sharp, Rich Wiles, Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown, Jennifer Truong Welcome to the Active Home resource center. The tools and resources on the page are designed to help families enjoy physical activity together as a way to enhance physical and emotional health and well-being. If you would like to [...]

Important Announcement (September 4, 2018)

OPEN HIRES BRIAN DEVORE AS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Dallas, TX, September 4, 2018– OPEN (The Online Physical Education Network), the nation’s largest grassroots organization serving physical educators and activity leaders, is excited to announce that Mr. Brian Devore has accepted the position of Professional Development Manager effective immediately. When OPEN was launched in March of 2015, Brian became the [...]

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Created by: Aaron Hart, Brian Devore, Jim DeLine, Mike Martinez, Nick Kline, Pam Powers, Shannon Maly
Special Contributions: Breanna Natale, Deedi Brown, Georgina Vint, Jeremy Lyon, Katelin Anderson
Design: Jennifer Truong

OPEN’s partnership with FITNESSGRAM® produces another set of fitness education resources designed to create a culture of everyday fitness with your students. High School Plug & Play activities increase exercise intensity with […]

Created by: Aaron Hart, Brian Devore, Jim DeLine, Mike Martinez, Nick Kline, Pam Powers, Shannon Maly
Special Contributions: Breanna Natale, Deedi Brown, Georgina Vint, Jeremy Lyon, Katelin Anderson
Design: Jennifer Truong

Our partners at FITNESSGRAM® identify instruction about activity and fitness concepts as the first step in the fitness education process. OPEN’s Plug & Play Fitness activities are designed to facilitate that instruction […]

Created by:Rich Wiles, Nick Kline, Mike Ginicola, Benjamin Pirillo, Brandon Herwick, Erik Heard, Kate Darpino, Victor Spadaro, Aaron Hart, Colin Arvanitakis, Angelica Fox
Special Contributions: Deedi Brown
Design: Jennifer Truong

Field Day is an opportunity for schools to build community and celebrate positive school culture through physical activity and developmentally appropriate competition. It’s often a day that all students, staff, and administrators look […]

Created by: Aaron Hart, Joel White, Brian Devore, Dan Law, Ben Connery, Colin Arvanitakis
Special Contributions: Rich Barnes, Bob Edwards, Paige Morrison, Jamie Brown, Victor Spadaro, Kate Darpino, Angelica Fox, and Deedi Brown
Design: Jennifer Truong

Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. Interestingly, it’s also one of the oldest, with evidence of its origins dating back to 1100 […]

Created by: Aaron Hart, Brian Devore, Jim DeLine, Mike Martinez, Nick Kline, Pam Powers, Shannon Maly
Special Contributions: Breanna Natale, Deedi Brown, Georgina Vint, Jeremy Lyon, Katelin Anderson
Design: Jennifer Truong

This module was designed to prepare students both physically and cognitively to maximize their understanding of and performance on fitness tests. While each activity will help to build muscular fitness, enhance aerobic capacity, […]

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 […]