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Pumpkin Patch Games (Grades K-5)

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)

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)

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 [...]

Back to School Resources

It's time to ReImagine what physical education means for students and families. It's time to ReEngage our relationships and heal as a community. Let's Bridge the Gap together. The free resources provided below are designed to help your students build relationships, build routines, and rebuild a love of health-enhancing physical activity. As you use free OPENPhysEd.org [...]

By |2021-08-26T10:13:21-04:00July 28th, 2021|Best Practices|0 Comments

The Fun Routine (Grades K-2)

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 [...]

By |2021-08-17T08:25:02-04:00July 28th, 2021|K-2 Physical Education Modules|0 Comments

OPEN Priority Learning Outcomes

Physical Education The OPEN Priority Learning Outcomes for Physical Education provide instructional focus through the lens of 4 umbrella standards and 16 instructional strands with 1 grade-level outcome per strand. This means that physical educators can now focus their planning to help students meet 16 learning outcomes per year with a [...]

By |2021-01-20T12:42:53-05:00January 20th, 2021|Best Practices|0 Comments

Pickleball

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

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

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 [...]

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