September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month: 4 Tips For Physical Education Teachers

September 20, 2016

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Did you know that one in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese? Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.The good news? Childhood obesity can be… Read More.

Make Your Next School Event a Success

March 22, 2016

Spring is finally here, which presents the perfect opportunity to host some interactive outdoor events for your students and their families to enjoy. From year-end picnics and warm-weather carnivals, to field days, outdoor movie nights, and more, the opportunities to incorporate a little fun into your school sanctioned events are nearly endless. That being said,… Read More.

Could Yoga Be The Next Big Thing in Education?

February 18, 2016

Recent studies have shown that students who participate in yoga in the classroom have shown a significant improvement in focus, academic performance, overall creativity and self-esteem. Taking all of these factors and the stress-free mantra that yoga promotes into account, we’re not all that surprised! For many years, practicing yoga has been recommended to help… Read More.

Why Now is The Best Time to Plan School Renovations

January 27, 2016

For most schools, large renovation projects are usually carried out during the summer months when students and faculty are on vacation. This makes it easier for work to be completed more quickly and efficiently, as the school does not have to worry about maintaining building functionality during construction. So, now that you know when your… Read More.

Motivate Your Students to Get Fit in 2016

January 5, 2016

As each new year begins many find themselves creating lavish fitness goals and resolutions with only the best intentions, but then not being able to follow through with them. While you may have found yourself in a similar scenario before, remember that it’s likely your students have as well! Besides academics, one of the most… Read More.

The Benefits of Having a Fully Functioning School Gymnasium

August 21, 2015

Gym class is a time for fun, interactive learning that stimulates a growing child’s mind and body in ways that math, science and social studies simply cannot. Unfortunately, with so many other maintenance expenses hanging overhead many schools overlook the power of and need for an upgraded school gymnasium. Today we’re here to tell you… Read More.

3 Ways to Utilize School Lockers

August 18, 2015

Lockers are arguably one of the most notable staples of school buildings nationwide. In fact, It’s hard to imagine a school without them! Their convenience and versatility make lockers a great addition to any education building. If you’re questioning your school’s need to refurbish old lockers or install new ones, here are a few great… Read More.

Take your Gym Class Outdoors – Safely!

April 23, 2015

Sunny school days are on the horizon!  With the warm weather comes the opportunity to break outside of the gymnasium and explore the great outdoors.  Taking your class outside for gym is a great way to get their athletic juices flowing, and opens the door for so many new activities.  However, your new outdoor environment… Read More.

Three Teaching Tips For Physical Education Instructors

October 10, 2014

Although you do not work with the same group of students day in and day out, as a physical education teacher, you influence students just as much as their classroom teacher does during the time you have them under your watch. As the push to improve on our students’ health and instill healthy habits in their lives,… Read More.

The Importance of Physical Education

March 18, 2014

While it is not one of the core subjects such as math, language arts, science or social studies, physical education is an essential part of the education curriculum for children in kindergarten through twelfth grade. In fact, many colleges even require students to complete a certain amount of gym credits in order to be eligible… Read More.