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Active Classrooms

Created by: Aaron Hart, Nick Kline,  Kate Darpino, Victor Spadaro, Colin Arvanitakis, Angelica Fox Nutrition Education: Andrea Hart, RDN Special Contributions: Reg Hageman OPEN's Tools for Creating Active Classrooms is a new resource designed specifically for classroom teachers who understand the value of routine physical activity for there students. This growing collection of resources features active games and learning activities designed [...]

Lacrosse
(Intermediate 3-5)

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 [...]

Plug & Play Fitness
(Intermediate 3-5)

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 [...]

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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 […]

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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