6-8 Tools for 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ultimate Disc
(Middle School)

By |2018-10-17T12:03:41-05:00October 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 [...]

Plug & Play Fitness
(Middle School)

By |2018-08-28T05:57:23-05:00May 21st, 2018|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Brian Devore, Jim DeLine, Mike Martinez, Nick Kline, Pam Powers, Shannon Maly Special Contributions: Breanna Natale, Deedi Brown, Georgina Vint, Jeremy Lyon, Katelin Anderson Design: Jennifer Truong Our partners at FITNESSGRAM® identify instruction about activity and fitness concepts as the first step in the fitness education process. OPEN’s Plug & [...]

Tabata Training

By |2017-08-14T05:31:18-05:00August 14th, 2017|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown, Lisa Kushner, Amanda Welch Design: Aaron Hart & Jennifer Truong Tabata Training is a short but meaningful module designed to teach the basics of Tabata methodology with a focus on exercise form and fitness knowledge concepts. The two-week module includes an activity and nutrition log in [...]

OPEN 8 Challenge
(Middle School)

By |2017-06-04T14:38:36-05:00February 17th, 2017|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Rich Wiles & Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong The OPEN 8 Middle School Adventure Challenge is a fun and engaging module with a focus on fitness, skill, and 21stcentury learning. Each activity is meant to provide a global education experience in a setting that stretches just beyond a [...]

Rugby
(Middle School)

By |2017-06-04T14:38:37-05:00September 19th, 2016|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Katie Pennamped & Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Boland Design: Jennifer Truong Games that resemble Rugby appear as far back in history as 300 BC in Greece. The modern version of the sport was created at Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire (England) in the 19th Century. This recreational game of the early 1800’s was first [...]

Circus Arts
(Middle School)

By |2017-06-04T14:38:37-05:00August 26th, 2016|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Piper Cronin and Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Boland Design: Jennifer Truong Since the existence of Ancient Rome, the circus has been associated with entertaining the population with acts of athletic ability. The modern circus is believed to have originated in England in the 1700s. Cavalry officer Philip Astley is said to have set up [...]

Instant Activities
(Secondary 6-12)

By |2019-03-29T09:45:57-05:00July 20th, 2016|6-8 Tools for Teaching, 9-12 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, High School PhysEd Modules, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Jim DeLine, Elyse Loughlin, Lori Dunn, Brandon Herwick, Kevin Reinisch, Charla Parker Krahnke, Mike Martinez Special Contributions: Deedi Boland Design: Jennifer Truong & Aaron Hart 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 [...]