Grading in PE… The Parents Perspective

As we’re making the switch to Standards Based Reporting, I think this would be a great read for parents.

How Should Gym Class Be Graded? | The Parents Perspective.

What really stuck out to me was the following…

“One British study even found that half of girls are put off of physical activity by their experiences in gym class and school sports.”

That was certainly the case with me growing up, and it took a long time to undo the negative feelings I had associated with physical activity. If our goal is to instill healthy habits for life… shouldn’t we get started on it right away?

 

More hints and tips in the classroom...

Evaluating Health Websites

*This post originally appeared on choices.scholastic.com National Health Education Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products and services to enhance health.

The Puberty Project

The Puberty Project Just had the great opportunity of doing this presentation live for the PhysEdSummit 3.0  You can watch it on YouTube- just make

Procrastination

Procrastination is a crime, it only leads to sorrow. I can stop it anytime, I think I will tomorrow… I learned that little jingle back

Healthy Tech Curriculum

If you’re looking to add digital literacy to your classes (which you should be!), there are some groups out there creating curriculum, aligning it to