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Hopple, Christine J. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
This article describes simple techniques for adding interactive elements to bulletin boards to not only capture students' interest, but to also help further their knowledge of key physical education concepts and skills.
Descriptors: Student Interests, Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Concept Formation
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Tsuda, Emi; Chang, Seung Ho – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
This article introduces a sequence of movement tasks to teach one-handed sidearm striking with a short implement to preK- to second-grade children. Although one-handed sidearm striking is a complex skill, learning this skill during early childhood would expand future opportunities for children to engage in various lifetime physical activities.
Descriptors: Physical Education, Psychomotor Skills, Grade 2, Grade 1
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Robbins, Jamie E.; Madrigal, Leilani – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
This article addresses factors coaches should consider during the recruiting process and throughout a season, as well as examples and strategies for enhancing team cohesion.
Descriptors: Team Sports, Environment, Leadership, Athletic Coaches
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Van Dam, Drew J.; Fielitz, Lynn; Coffer, Courtland Dwayne – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
This article investigates the use of the Thayer Method (TM, also known as the flipped classroom) to teach college and university physical education classes, and proposes a modification to the method. This update to the TM will increase physical activity enjoyment and adherence.
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, College Instruction, Blended Learning
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Schilling, Tammy; Chen, YuChun; Rowland, Jeanie – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
This article is part one of a two-part series aimed at providing elementary physical education teachers with resources, ideas and activities that align with unique holidays throughout the academic year. It includes ideas for the months of January through May.
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Holidays, Elementary Education
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DeMet, Thomas; Wahl-Alexander, Zachary – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
Skill-related fitness is broken down into six different components; agility, speed, power, balance, coordination, reaction time. These skill-related components are movements that are necessary for an individual to successfully demonstrate a variety of motor skills and movement patterns. While essential, these skill-related components of fitness…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Physical Education, Health Related Fitness, Physical Activities
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Beard, Judy; Perez, Mark – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
This article provides teaching strategies for implementing music and/or poetry in a health classroom as a formative assessment to improve and evaluate student learning.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Music Activities, Poetry, Health Education
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Colburn, Jeffrey; Stephenson, Rachyl; Keating, Xiaofen – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
The challenges regarding professional development (PD) for physical education teachers (PETs) have been widely documented. PD for PETs is often ineffective, disconnected from PETs interests and needs, and sometimes provided in content other than physical education (PE). Several researchers have studied PD for PETs and have identified several…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Physical Education Teachers, Career Development, Educational Change
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McNamara, Scott W. T.; Lieberman, Lauren J.; Weiner, Brad; McMullen, Brock – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
The purpose of this article is to share a validated IEP [individualized education program] checklist for PE [physical education]. This tool can be used by administrators, physical and adapted physical educators, parents, and specialists.
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Check Lists, Parents, Physical Education Teachers
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Birky, Beth – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
All teachers whether in teacher training, field experience, student teaching, substitute teaching or covering a class; need an arsenal of short activity breaks aimed at increasing heart rate for students, or for allowing a "brain boost" for better focus, creativity and to become more mentally productive. Brain boosters are examples of…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Brain, Class Activities, Games
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Stoepker, Peter; Heidorn, Brent – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
The purpose of this article is to provide recommendations for coaches for developing positive relationships with parents/guardians. The more thoughts given to the specific plans for building rapport, establishing proper channels of communication, and seeking support from personally invested stakeholders (i.e., the parents of the players), the more…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Parents, Interpersonal Relationship, Positive Attitudes
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Docheff, Dennis M.; Wright, Carly; Chase, Rachael – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
SPEAK Out! Day is an annual event in which SHAPE America members converge in Washington, D.C. to meet with representatives and senators to discuss issues related to quality health and physical education. The purpose of this article is to describe SPEAK Out! Day and address a few of its practices and outcomes, as well as the enjoyment and benefits…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Quality, Health Education, Federal Legislation
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Bryan, Charity L.; Sims, Sandra K.; Dunaway, Donna L.; Hester, Donna J. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
The Alabama Champions for Healthy, Active Schools is a state-wide wellness initiative for grades K-12 that utilizes the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. A champion school is encouraged to provide 60 minutes of physical activity throughout the academic day; provide nutritious meals, nutritious smart snacks, and nutrition…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Wellness, Elementary Secondary Education, Holistic Approach
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Fisher, Kevin M.; Ferkel, Rick C. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
Although physical educators may differ on teaching philosophy, individual style or specific drills chosen for instruction, each practitioner should strive to utilize evidence-based practices that have been tested in research whenever possible to facilitate student learning. One area that is important for practitioners to consider is that of motor…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education, Psychomotor Skills, Skill Development
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Chen, YuChun; Schilling, Tammy; Rowland, Jeanie – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
Experienced and effective elementary physical education teachers are continually searching for new ideas to liven up their content. Holidays such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas provide opportunities to integrate creative, theme-oriented lessons into the curriculum. In addition to more traditional holidays, unique holidays each month can…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Creative Teaching, Holidays
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