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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 [...]

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 [...]

Dance
(Middle School)

By |2019-04-10T08:11:36-05:00April 10th, 2019|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Brandon Herwick, Rich Wiles, Dr. Theresa Cone, Pam Powers, Shannon Maly, Ben Pirillo, Scott Williams, Deedi Brown, Bob Oats, Chris Walker, Alex O’Brien, Matt Bristol, Matt Johnson Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Brian Devore & Tammy Hanna Design: Jennifer Truong This module builds upon the learning and enjoyment that students experienced in the OPEN dance modules for [...]

Fitness Running
(High School)

By |2019-02-24T07:40:02-05:00February 24th, 2019|9-12 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, High School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Victor Spadaro, Kate Darpino, Rich Wiles In Partnership With: New York Road Runners Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong According to statista.com, fitness running is one of the most popular physical activities in the United States with almost 56 million people participating in 2017. That number is an increase of [...]

Ninja Warrior
(Intermediate 3-5)

By |2019-02-10T16:39:48-05:00February 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 |2019-07-29T09:08:07-05:00January 29th, 2019|Academic Integration, Connections, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

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
(MS 6-8)

By |2019-04-01T17:04:09-05:00January 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 |2019-10-21T06:23:55-05:00December 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, Josh Enders, 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 [...]

Limited Equipment
(K-12)

By |2018-11-29T06:39:43-05:00November 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 [...]