PE Grant Information
Check out these three PE grant opportunities to help secure funding for your program: Costco Charitable Giving Costco accepts and reviews funding requests throughout the year on a rolling basis, and organizations are eligible to submit one application per fiscal year (Sep-Aug). Focus on supporting children, education, and/or health and human [...]
6 Tips for Helping Students Start Healthy Habits
Building new habits is like learning to ride a bike. At first it can be frustrating and it might feel like you’re getting nowhere, but looking back years later, you realize how instinctive it’s become. Just like riding a bike, healthy habits are a lot easier to master during the [...]
Why It’s Crucial For Kids to Enjoy Physical Education
Children, at their core, are naturally active, and the school year offers plenty of opportunities for them to hone their energy into productive activities such as physical education and sport. In fact, high-quality physical education is one of the best strategies available for reversing the present trend of unhealthy and [...]
How Does Physical Activity Affect Academic Performance?
Phospholipid bilayers? Pythagorean Theorem? The Lusitania? Kennedy Who? And so it goes. Students in every grade level at schools across the country are struggling in class. It’s not because they’re underachievers, or they’re not smart, or they don’t care. It’s because we’re working against them. The longer children and teens [...]
Is PE Class a Good Time to Teach About Nutrition?
A red apple sits on a teacher’s desk Good nutrition is the bedrock of a child’s health and well-being, and ensures they are physically and mentally able to learn and concentrate at school. Whether a student is hungry, hopped up on sugar, or living with patterns of disordered eating, research [...]
Strategies to Help Increase Inclusiveness in Your PE Class
When teaching PE, are all of your students successful in reaching the objectives of a lesson? If your answer is “affirmative"? Way to go! If, however, they are not all reaching the objectives or being appropriately challenged, this blog is for you. It is important to know how to adapt [...]