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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 |2021-08-03T10:01:45-04:00July 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 |2021-07-28T11:03:34-04:00July 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 [...]

Rhythm & Move

Rhythm & Move Development Team: Aaron Hart, Elyse Loughlin, Andrea Hart, RDN, CDN, Lori Rose Benson, Dr. Olajide Williams, MD, MS Illustrations: James Boland Book Design: Jennifer Truong Rhythm & Move uses the Multisensory, Multilevel Health Education Model to teach young students about emotional and behavioral self-regulation, relationships with other children, and basic nutrition education concepts. This [...]

By |2019-11-19T09:49:51-05:00November 17th, 2019|Movement|0 Comments
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