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ELEMENTARYPHYSICAL EDUCATION




PE EDUCATES THE WHOLE CHILD



USEFULL LINKS:


PE Central
Website designed for health and physical education teachers, parents, and students. This website's goal is to provide the latest information developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children.

The Presiden't Challenge
Provides quality information regarding physical education, sports, and good nutrition to empower Americans of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to adopt a healthy lifestyle through regular physical activity, participation in sports, and healthy eating.

Energy Balance 101
Giving kids the support they need for an active, healthy lifestyle. Teachers and families can use this website for helful suggestions on both staying active and eating healthy.

VERB
Encouraging tweens (youth ages 9-13) to be physically active everyday. This website allows for support to both tweens, and families, to increase their awareness for increasing their daily activity.

Watch Know Physical and Health Education
Giving teachers, students, and families the ability to watch useful videos that will promote a positive physcial, and active, lifestyle. The videos are kid appropriate and range from every level.

Passport to Play
This is a fun way to keep kids' minds engaged and bodies active. This program allows students to see how kids from around the world play, snack, and grow.

Educational Mini Movies for PE and Sports
This is an excellent source of tutorial videos that deal with character within activities and the essential fundamentals of those activities. Easily can be used by teachers, students, and families.

AAHPERD
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. This alliance is designed to support professionals with opportunities, guidelines, and standards to promote a creative, healthy, and active lifestyle.

NAHPERD
Nebraska Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. This is the state alliance that reflects AAHPERD.

Games Kids Play
This site provides a list of games that kids can play to stay active during other times than physical education class. There are multiple games that involve a group of kids and multiple games that can be performed individually.

Mr. Gym
Provides a resource for various games and fundamentals. It also provides a resource for assessment pieces and ideas on activities, standards, and rules.

SPARK
A website dedicated to creating, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote lifelong wellness. The website includes material and activities that can be used for free. It also has a section to subscribe.

E HOW Physical Education
Provides articles on physical education, fitness, and health. A good resource that is updated on a regular basis.

Action for Healthy Kids
A webisite to inform on the importance of having kids eating right and staying active. Resources and support material are provided within the site.

American Heart Association - Jump Rope for Heart
Great interactive site for kids, parents, and teachers. The resources are used to support a healthy lifestyle and to be active in preventing heart disease.

Live Healthy Nebraska
A website designed to provide you with resources such as videos and articles on how to work toward living a healthy and active lifestyle.

Kid's Health
Provides doctor-approved articles, animations, games, and resources to help kids learn more about their bodies and stay healthy.

Rock the Kitchen
Website for kids and their parents to learn more about health, fitness, and nutrition through fun games, recipes, and articles.

NFL Rush - Play 60
An active website for students and parents to pledge to play 60 minutes each day. There are plenty of resources and tools within this website that help promote an active lifestyle.

Kid Fitness
Website with educational tools to engage, educate, and inspire children. These resources allow children to make healthy choices while having fun doing so.




HISTORY OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES


Ryan Thompson: ryan.thompson@agps.org