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Volleyball (High School)

By |2023-06-12T18:16:44-04:00May 8th, 2023|9-12 Tools for Teaching, High School PhysEd Modules|

Created By: Brandy Lynch, Stephanie Dickson, Deb Van Klei, Mary Jo Geddes, Shannon Maly Special Contributions: Nichole Wilder, Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart This module builds on the skills introduced in the 6-8 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 [...]

Adventure Learning (Grades 6-12)

By |2023-06-09T17:16:48-04:00March 27th, 2023|Curriculum Resources, High School PhysEd Modules, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Establishing a sense of community within physical education classrooms is essential to developing students that are open to trying new activities and experiences. The OPEN Adventure module offers students an opportunity to connect with their classmates, build trust, and problem solve through a variety of fun and engaging activities. The activities can be grouped [...]

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 [...]

Pi Day Movement Resources (K-8)

By |2023-07-10T16:51:42-04:00February 28th, 2023|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Academic Integration, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created By: Mary Driemeyer, Daniel Hill, Nichole Wilder Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart Are you looking for fun and engaging ways to recognize and celebrate Pi Day in your physical education class? OPEN’s Pi Day instant activities collection was designed just for that! These fun and engaging activities for students in grades K-8 [...]

Volleyball (Grades 3-5)

By |2023-06-26T17:38:24-04:00February 20th, 2023|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: William Potter, Trent Suzuki, and Candace Young Special Contributions: Nichole Wilder, Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart This module builds on the skills introduced in the K-2 Volleying & Striking module through skill-specific volleyball lead up activities and games. Passing, serving, and the beginning stages of tracking/anticipating where the ball will travel [...]

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 [...]

Minute To Win

By |2023-06-26T14:37:47-04:00September 26th, 2022|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Growth mindset is developed through experience, struggle, failure, and triumph. Minute to Win challenges are designed to be a safe place for students to experience and understand this journey. This module is written for intermediate grade levels and can also be used at the middle school level. This short module offers students fun team-based [...]

Rhythm Fit (Grades K-8)

By |2023-07-10T16:51:27-04:00August 11th, 2022|Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Ben Pirillo, Victor Spadaro, Nichole Wilder Music Production: Hip Hop Public Health YouTube Crew: Ben Pirillo, Brian Devore, Eileen Tirado, LaDonda Porter, Nichole Wilder, Tom Gelardi, Victor Spadaro The Rhythm Fit modules will be an on-going series of routines set to music using a variety of equipment. These activities provide an opportunity [...]

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 [...]

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