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Ultimate Disc
(Middle School)

By |2018-10-17T12:03:41-04:00October 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 [...]

Next Generation Science Connections (3-5)

By |2019-07-29T09:11:41-04:00October 2nd, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Academic Integration, Connections, Curriculum Resources|

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 [...]

Plug & Play Fitness
(High School)

By |2018-08-20T21:03:00-04:00August 20th, 2018|Curriculum Resources, High School PhysEd Modules|

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 OPEN’s partnership with FITNESSGRAM® produces another set of fitness education resources designed to create a culture of everyday fitness with your students. High [...]

Plug & Play Fitness
(Middle School)

By |2018-08-28T05:57:23-04:00May 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 & [...]

Field Day
Elementary

By |2018-05-04T07:13:59-04:00May 3rd, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created by:Rich Wiles, Nick Kline, Mike Ginicola, Benjamin Pirillo, Brandon Herwick, Erik Heard, Kate Darpino, Victor Spadaro, Aaron Hart, Colin Arvanitakis, Angelica Fox Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong Field Day is an opportunity for schools to build community and celebrate positive school culture through physical activity and developmentally appropriate competition. It’s often [...]

Lacrosse
(Intermediate 3-5)

By |2018-08-01T09:26:55-04:00March 19th, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Joel White, Brian Devore, Dan Law, Ben Connery, Colin Arvanitakis Special Contributions: Rich Barnes, Bob Edwards, Paige Morrison, Jamie Brown, Victor Spadaro, Kate Darpino, Angelica Fox, and Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. Interestingly, it’s also one of the oldest, [...]

Plug & Play Fitness
(Intermediate 3-5)

By |2018-03-19T21:26:46-04:00March 19th, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, 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 This module was designed to prepare students both physically and cognitively to maximize their understanding of and performance on fitness tests. While each activity [...]

Paralympics
(Intermediate 3-5)

By |2018-05-10T08:35:55-04:00February 14th, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Kate Darpino, Katie McNamara, Jolanda Hengstman, Aaron Hart, and Victor Spadaro Special Contributions: Michelle Grenier, Lara Brickhouse, Lauren Lieberman, John Foley, and Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong The Paralympic Games were designed to emphasize the participants’ athletic achievements and not their disabilities. The Paralympic movement began with a small gathering of British World [...]

Olympics
(Intermediate 3-5)

By |2018-01-23T20:26:53-04:00January 23rd, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Ross Chakrian, Jim DeLine, Nick Kline, Ben Pirillo, Kevin Tiller, Rich Wiles Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Deedi Brown, Jennifer Truong This set of learning activities was created to generate interest and enthusiasm for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Each activity can be blended into your current block plan, or the [...]

Roundnet
(HS 9-12)

By |2017-12-13T21:59:44-04:00December 9th, 2017|Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Victor Spadaro, Skyler Boles Special Contributions: Deedi Brown & Jennifer Truong Content adapted from activities found on www.usaspikeball.com Roundnet is a team sport played with Spikeball® equipment sets. Teams of two work together and are allowed three touches to return the ball onto the net. Once the ball [...]