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Physical Education

Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop physical fitness and health.
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Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education

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Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education

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Are Graduate Degrees a Thing of the Past?

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Reflecting on Video Games, Learning and Nutrition

Activist principal Pam Howard talks about the successful nutritional outcome of health-focused gaming software.

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Game-Based Learning Units for the Everyday Teacher

A game-based unit includes structures, themes, and mechanisms for trial and error.

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National Parks: Project-Based Learning in Our Most Important Places

Some examples of rich and rewarding learning opportunities offered in our national parks.

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Using Music in the Elementary Classroom (Warning: It May Get Loud)

Classroom-tested song recommendations for a wide variety of activities -- from clean-up time, to art or free activities, to cursive writing.

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Achieving and Celebrating Academic Milestones: Pomp and Circumstance or High Fives and Dogpiles

Teamwork, commitment and dedication to the process, explains Edutopia's Ken Ellis, are all key players in education reform.

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Lessons in Football, Math and Life: Remembering Charlie Wedemeyer

Coach and teacher Charlie Wedemeyer relentlessly inspired players and students while he continued fighting for his own life.

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HealthCorps: Teaching Kids About Healthy Eating and Avoiding Obesity

With childhood obesity increasing at an alarming rate, HealthCorps is on a mission to education students, teachers, and parents on eating better and staying fit.

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Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz offers a selection of websites, games and apps that can help teach students about health and wellness.

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How to Become a Socially Inclusive School

Dr. Maurice Elias offers up eight suggestions for creating a school that is more socially inclusive of special education students.

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Morning Yoga in Class Teaches Kids to Breathe

A second-grade class stretches to start the day at San Francisco's Dianne Feinstein Elementary School.

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Moving Forward: It's Time to Rethink Physical Education

Students and teachers of all grade levels need to be more active.

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Mixed-Ability Dance: Helping Students with Special Needs Grow and Learn

Dance company founder Karen Peterson shares the inspiring benefits of inclusive dance education for students with disabilities.

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HealthCorps: Teaching Kids About Healthy Eating and Avoiding Obesity

With childhood obesity increasing at an alarming rate, HealthCorps is on a mission to education students, teachers, and parents on eating better and staying fit.

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Teaching Personal/Social Management Skills in Physical Education

PE teacher, faculty advisor and author Harvey Zahn provides examples of how the PSMS (personal/social management skills) strategy can be applied to elementary school physical education.

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