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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.

Ninja Warrior
(Intermediate 3-5)

By | 2019-02-10T16:39:48+00:00 February 10th, 2019|3-5 Games for Teaching, 3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Benjamin Pirillo, Daniel Tennessen, Elyse Loughlin, Jason Leach, Rich Wiles, Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong Since 2009, the Ninja Warrior obstacle course movement has been broadcast into American living rooms. However, this movement began in Japan in 1997 with Ninja Warrior Sasuke Rising. On average, over 5 [...]

Next Generation Science Connections (K-2)

By | 2019-01-30T10:15:10+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Academic Integration, Connections|

Created by: Rich Wiles & Aaron Hart Just as classroom teachers have a responsibility to promote physical activity and advocate for physical education programs, physical educators must also infuse STEM subject areas into our outcomes-based instructional schedule. OPEN’s Next Gen Connections Modules are designed to incorporate STEM concepts using the Next Generation Science Standards to guide our planning and instruction. www.nextgenscience.org [...]

Basketball Skills
(Middle School)

By | 2019-01-17T06:40:03+00:00 January 17th, 2019|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Basketball Nation, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Ami Gibson, Brian Devore, Charla Krahnke, Colin Arvanitakis, Daniel Hill, Rachel Weir, Rich Wiles Special Contributions by: Deedi Brown & Joey Feith Module Design & Layout: Jennifer Truong OPEN Basketball Nation Logo: Asia Kehl It would be very interesting to know what Dr. James Naismith would think about the evolution of [...]

Instant Activities
(Elementary K-5)

By | 2018-12-12T10:25:38+00:00 December 11th, 2018|3-5 Games for Teaching, 3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Games for Teaching…, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created by Aaron Hart, Jim DeLine, Brandon Herwick, Lynn, Hefele, Jenna Knapp, Nick Kline, Andy Pickett, Andrea Hart, RD, Dan Tennessen 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 [...]

Limited Equipment
(K-12)

By | 2018-11-29T06:39:43+00:00 November 28th, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, High School PhysEd Modules, K-2 Physical Education Modules, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Christina Courtney, Jim DeLine, Gabe Erving, Crystal Gorwitz, Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart, Erik Heard, Lynn Hefele, Brandon Herwick, Lori Jerred, Nick Kline, Charla Tedder Krahnke, Michael Martinez, Roy Mitchell, Victoria Otto, Benjamin Pirillo, Victor Spadaro, Daniel Tennessen, Rich Wiles Design:  Aaron Hart & Jennifer Truong Special Contributions:  Deedi Brown This module was started [...]

Skillastics Basketball®
(Intermediate 3-5)

By | 2018-11-14T10:29:39+00:00 November 14th, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Sandy Slade & Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong Skillastics® Basketball is a large group physical activity resource designed to maximize activity and participation for both small and large groups. This module expands your activity options using all of the tools that come with your Skillastics®Basketball game set while also [...]

Ultimate Disc
(Middle School)

By | 2018-10-17T12:03:41+00:00 October 17th, 2018|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Charla Tedder Krahnke, Victor Spadaro, Rich Wiles, Kate Darpino & Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown & Kyle Gerken Design: Jennifer Truong The activities Hot Box and Goaltimate have been adapted from content created by USA Ultimate. Ultimate is a noncontact invasion sport played with a flying disc. The sport was created in [...]

Early Childhood (Ages 3-5)

By | 2018-10-17T10:45:44+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Movement|

In an effort to afford early childhood education providers equity of access to the highest-quality movement education programming,OPEN has launched a content development effort with the help of some of the nation’s most respected physical education and early childhood content specialists. EC Development Council: Aaron Hart, Nick Kline, Helena Baert, Diane Craft, Andrea Hart EC Content Authors: Helena [...]

Next Generation Science Connections (3-5)

By | 2019-01-29T07:07:55+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Connections|

Created by: Rich Wiles & Aaron Hart Just as classroom teachers have a responsibility to promote physical activity and advocate for physical education programs, physical educators must also infuse STEM subject areas into our outcomes-based instructional schedule. OPEN’s Next Gen Connections Modules are designed to incorporate STEM concepts using the Next Generation Science Standards to guide our planning and instruction. www.nextgenscience.org [...]

#ParentsLovePE

By | 2018-09-19T11:29:27+00:00 September 19th, 2018|ActiveSchools|

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 [...]