6-8 Tools for Teaching

Golf (Middle School)

By |2024-07-07T11:21:18-04:00May 28th, 2024|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: LaDonda Porter, Shannon Maly, Stephanie Dickson, Dan Tennessen, Nichole Wilder Special Contributions by: Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart, Eliza Kuhn Introducing middle school students to golf brings with it opportunities for both physical and mental growth. As we embark on this exciting journey through the OPEN golf module, students will not [...]

Team Invasion (Middle School)

By |2023-10-20T15:02:56-04:00October 20th, 2023|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Dan Tennessen, Doug Hallberg, LaDonda Porter, Stephanie Dickson, Shannon Maly, Nichole Wilder Special Contributions by: Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart MODULE OVERVIEW: Invasion games and sports involve an offensive team working to maintain possession of an object while attacking (or invading) a defensive team’s goal or target area. Development of specific skills and [...]

Volleyball (Middle School)

By |2023-06-12T13:16:24-04:00March 21st, 2023|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Erica Armijo, Kate Cox, Mike Morris, Valerie Nagy, Beth Uhlman Special Contributions: Nichole Wilder, Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart This module builds on the skills introduced in the 3-5 Volleyball module through skill-specific volleyball lead up activities and games. Passing, serving, and application of strategies/tactics in small-sided games and activities are some of the [...]

Health & Wellness (Middle School)

By |2023-06-09T17:20:06-04:00February 14th, 2023|6-8 Tools for Teaching|

Created by: Nichole Wilder & Andrea Hart, RDN CDN Special Contributions: Aaron Hart Studies have shown that healthy students get better grades, attend school more, and often behave better in class. This module includes activities that are designed to help students develop the knowledge and skills to be healthy and active for [...]

Plug & Play Fitness Collection (Grades 3-12)

By |2023-02-06T10:14:37-05:00February 5th, 2023|3-5 Games for Teaching, 6-8 Tools for Teaching, 9-12 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources|

Plug & Play Fitness activities are among the most popular resources on the OPEN platform – with over 100,000 downloads and counting! This page brings all three Plug & Play modules together for quick and easy access across all grade levels. Teachers have told us that no matter what grade level they teach, they [...]

The Adventure Mile (Middle School)

By |2023-06-12T11:47:25-04:00March 20th, 2022|6-8 Tools for Teaching, Curriculum Resources, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Aaron Hart & Stephanie Herrick Special Contributions: Victor Spadaro, Isabella Orlando and Andrea Hart, RDN Design: Jennifer Truong & Aaron Hart OPEN and Rising New York Road Runners have joined forces to bring you The Adventure Mile for Middle School. This new instructional module provides over 100 pages of fitness running instructional tools [...]

Pickleball

By |2023-06-09T17:57:24-04:00January 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 [...]

Fitness Knowledge
(MS 6-8)

By |2023-06-09T17:19:34-04:00May 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 |2023-06-09T17:18:58-04:00April 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 [...]

Basketball Skills
(MS 6-8)

By |2023-06-09T17:17:46-04:00January 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 [...]

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