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Aaron Hart

About Aaron Hart

Aaron's passion for physical education is cause for some to question his sanity. At home he loves working on his tiny farm in Upstate New York, eating homegrown veggie soup, and spending time with his family.

Winter Wonderland Instant Activities

By |2019-12-03T14:41:40-05:00December 3rd, 2019|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Nick Kline, Rich Wiles Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Aaron Hart Every year, right around the holiday season, students start to fall into a frenzy of excitement, forget their impulse control basics, and can use a little physical education etiquette reminder. This winter-themed instant activity module was designed just for [...]

Yoga and Mindfulness

By |2019-11-19T09:17:45-05:00November 18th, 2019|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Written By: Victoria Otto, Verneda Edwards, Megyn Taback, Daniel Hill, Rich Wiles Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Deedi Brown, Mike Martinez Design and Illustrations: Jennifer Truong, James Boland, Aaron Hart Every student can benefit from mindful movement and mental stillness. OPEN's Yoga and Mindfulness module is designed to help your students experience the [...]

Rhythm & Move

By |2019-11-19T09:49:51-05:00November 17th, 2019|Movement|

Rhythm & Move Development Team: Aaron Hart, Elyse Loughlin, Andrea Hart, RDN, CDN, Lori Rose Benson, Dr. Olajide Williams, MD, MS Illustrations: James Boland Book Design: Jennifer Truong Rhythm & Move uses the Multisensory, Multilevel Health Education Model to teach young students about emotional and behavioral self-regulation, relationships with other children, and basic nutrition education concepts. This [...]

Recess Matters

By |2019-10-23T06:11:21-05:00October 23rd, 2019|ActiveSchools|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Lynn Hefele, Jason Leach, Mike Morris, Ben Pirillo, Rich Wiles Special Contributions: Anne Kubitsky, Joanna Faerber, Deedi Brown Special Thank You: Kids Heart Challenge, Eat Move Grow Design: Jennifer Truong According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, recess is a crucial and necessary component of a child’s development and, as such, [...]

Cutting Through Controversy

By |2019-08-28T10:33:57-05:00August 28th, 2019|OPENs Purposeful Path|

This is Part One of an eight-part blog series focused on OPEN’s purpose, beliefs, mission, and core values. The only antidote to misinformation is factual information. Because OPEN has grown so rapidly over the past five years, we haven’t taken time to explain the details of our dissemination design and the procedures of our [...]

Professional Responsibilities

By |2019-08-22T16:01:14-05:00August 22nd, 2019|Best Practices|

The Professional Responsibilities Resource Center is designed to provide OPEN members with outcomes-based resources focused on communicating with families and community members, and growing and developing professionally. Like all OPENPhysEd.org resources, these files are meant to be guiding models that can be edited and customized to best meet the needs of your professional path. [...]

Instruction

By |2019-08-22T16:04:51-05:00August 21st, 2019|Best Practices|

The Instruction Resource Center is designed to provide OPEN members with outcomes-based resources focused on engaging students in learning with positive communication, effective discussion, instructional flexibility and responsiveness. Like all OPENPhysEd.org resources, these files are meant to be guiding models that can be edited and customized to best meet the needs of your students [...]

Classroom Environment

By |2019-08-22T16:04:10-05:00August 20th, 2019|Best Practices|

The Classroom Environment Resource Center is designed to provide OPEN members with tools and resources focused on creating a positive learning environment for all students. Download and customize tools for establishing class culture, managing class procedures and routines, as well as organizing the physical space in your physical education classroom. Check back frequency for [...]

Planning & Preparation

By |2019-08-22T16:03:10-05:00August 19th, 2019|Best Practices|

The Planning and Preparation Resource Center is designed to provide OPEN members with outcomes-based resources focused on designing coherent instruction and guiding meaningful student assessment. Like all OPENPhysEd.org resources, these files are meant to be guiding models that can be edited and customized to best meet the needs of your students and your teaching [...]

Fitness Knowledge
(MS 6-8)

By |2019-05-13T19:31:12-05:00May 13th, 2019|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Brian Devore, Jim DeLine, Mike Martinez, Nick Kline, Pam Powers, Rich Wiles, Shannon Maly Special Contributions: Deedi Brown, Breanna Natale, Andjelka Pavlovic, Georgina Vint Design: Jennifer Truong We’re excited to deliver this Fitness Knowledge module which includes high MVPA learning activities, 7 different assessment choices, and over [...]