Physical Education

Career Connections | Developmental Disabilities Worker

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Join a community training supervisor for a busy day of on-site visits and meetings as she helps find and maintain employment for individuals with developmental disabilities. Learn about the education requirements of the field.

States of Matter Fitness

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In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students use their science knowledge and apply it using physical activity! Learning about the stages of matter, solid, liquid and gas, students perform an exercise for each as the teacher calls out an object such as soup or fog. Students must identify each object's state of matter and perform the physical task associated with it. This lesson is great for focusing on cognitive and psychomotor skills.

I Caught the Ball! | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

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Daniel feels sad when he has trouble catching the ball, but decides to try and try again. Remind kids that if they fail at first, they should keep trying because it takes patience and practice to be good at an activity.

50 States Part 2

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In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students combine psychomotor skills and geography as they travel from Montana to Wyoming. As students travel from state to state, they learn regional facts and state capitals. Students perform physical tasks highlighting regional activities unique to each state such as dancing like a Rockette in New York. 

Career Connections | Gym Owner

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Punch Fitness doesn't just offer cardio hip-hop boxing — it also maintains a sincere commitment to customer service. Experience in business and a college background in communications or exercise science are recommended for this career.

Mary Lou Retton

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Discover how Mary Lou Retton's hard work paid off in Olympic competition.

Rock Paper Scissors

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This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity puts a physical twist on the traditional game, rock, paper, scissors! Students get into pairs to play rock, paper, scissors. However, in this game the person who does not win the match is rewarded with exercise by doing activities such as star jumps or jumping jacks depending on the round (there are 3 rounds). Throughout the game, all students move while playing by doing things such as jogging to the cadence and using their feet instead of hands to play the game in different rounds. This lesson focuses largely on psychomotor and affective skills.

Summer Vacation | All About the Holidays

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Take a break from the school year on summer vacation! Summer is a great time to relax, play, and explore your community... but it wasn't always that way. How do you celebrate your summer vacation?

For lesson plans, additional resources, and more teacher support, download our free iBook from the iTunes store: All About the Holidays. 

The Cup Game | Full-Time Kid

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Got rhythm?! Learn the popular cup game with Full-Time Kid, Mya! Follow along here: Clap, Clap, Tap Tap Tap. Clap, Move it Over. Clap, Pick it up and tap, Turn it Over and tap, Turn it over again!

Beep Baseball | Move to Include

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Learn about beep baseball. It is a modified form of baseball that allows the blind and visually impaired to the play the game.

Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

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