Active Home

By |2022-01-18T12:29:15-05:00March 13th, 2020|ActiveSchools|

There are 2 types of tools on this page. On the left, you'll find games and calendars for families to use to make their home an Active Home. On the right, you'll find resources to help teachers and parents partner together to provide meaningful movement opportunities that progress students toward physical education and social [...]

Recess Matters

By |2021-09-28T06:36:24-04:00October 23rd, 2019|ActiveSchools|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Lynn Hefele, Nick Kline, 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, Active Schools Design: Jennifer Truong, Aaron Hart According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, recess is a crucial and necessary component of [...]


By |2018-09-19T11:29:27-04:00September 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 [...]

Active Classrooms

By |2020-01-24T08:45:51-05:00April 10th, 2018|ActiveSchools|

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 their students. This growing collection of resources features active games and [...]

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