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Pumpkin Patch Games (Grades K-5)

By |2021-10-11T10:13:42-04:00October 11th, 2021|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Reinforce responsibility, self-control, and the health-enhancing benefits of physical activity with this fun and engaging learning module. The activities and resources in this module will help you celebrate fall while staying consistent with your rules, routines, and classroom expectations. As you use free OPENPhysEd.org resources in your physical education classroom, support our work through [...]

Team Tabata Challenges (Middle & High School)

By |2021-08-30T06:59:07-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Curriculum Resources, High School PhysEd Modules, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Build class routines with engaging Tabata Challenges designed to reinforce 3 simple classroom rules while building a positive learning environment. 1) Respect Self;  2) Respect Others;  3) Respect the Things We Use Build on these simple rules to create a safe environment where students are empowered to explore physical activity and movement while building [...]

Team Fitness Adventure (Grades 3-5)

By |2021-08-02T15:01:42-04:00August 2nd, 2021|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Team-building, routine-setting, and health-related fitness with fun and engaging activities designed to reinforce 3 simple classroom rules. 1) Respect Self;  2) Respect Others;  3) Respect the Things We Use Build on these simple rules to create a safe environment where students are empowered to explore physical activity and movement while building meaningful relationships with [...]

The Fun Routine (Grades K-2)

By |2021-08-17T08:25:02-04:00July 28th, 2021|K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Build class routines with fun and engaging activities designed to reinforce 3 simple classroom rules. 1) Respect Self;  2) Respect Others;  3) Respect the Things We Use Build on these simple rules to create a safe environment where students are empowered to explore physical activity and movement while building meaningful relationships with trusting adults [...]

Pickleball

By |2020-01-15T06:16:22-05:00January 15th, 2020|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Charla Krahnke, Aaron Hart & Rich Wiles Special Contributions: Deedi Brown & Victor Spadaro Design: Jennifer Truong Pickleball was a sport created for all ages and skill levels. It combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong into a fun court game that is easy for beginners to learn and challenging enough [...]

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 |2019-05-13T19:31:12-04:00May 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 |2019-04-10T08:11:36-04:00April 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 [...]

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