Books and Products
SHAPE America offers a wide variety of practical resources for physical education teachers, administrators and coaches. The books and merchandise reflect our commitment to quality physical education and sport programs and topics include: national standards; national guidelines; assessment; professional preparation, P-12 physical education and coaching & sport.
Now, high-quality lesson plans are just a click away! Find entire unit plans on cricket, dance, golf, karate, lacrosse, orienteering, pickleball, Pilates, team handball and yoga. Each unit plan contains a block plan and lesson plans for multiple skill levels: beginner, intermediate & advanced. Many of the units come with sample assessments, too, so no need to create your own! These lessons are applicable to upper elementary, middle and high school classes.
Offers teachers and parents fun, creative ways to help students start thinking about ways to stay active and fuel up with the right kinds of nutrients.
The PE"Metrics™ system of assessing student performance in physical education is a best-selling, revolutionary book to include all six National Standards for Physical Education. This edition includes a
DVD of Standard 1 skill assessments
CD-ROM with a ready-to-use test bank for easy reproduction.
This expands upon our PE"Metrics™ system of assessing student performance in physical education to the secondary-school level.
This new resource offers PE teachers practical strategies and activities for working with students with autism spectrum disorder in both inclusive and self-contained class settings. Strategies include:
- Communicating with children with ASD
- Behavior management
- Class management
- Creating visual systems
- Addressing sensory needs
- Creating & enforcing rules
- Modeling skills
Includes a CD-ROM full of downloadable tools for the classroom
101 quick & easy-to-implement strategies for PE teachers to introduce nutrition concepts to their students. Activities, games, information ideas ... it's all here in one convenient booklet! And the tips come from PE teachers and a nutritionist, so you know they're well-grounded and doable!
This comprehensive guidebook offers dozens of block plans and lesson plans, and sample assessments. Each lesson plan includes lesson objectives, warm-up, practice and small-sided game activities, as well as a checklist of how the activity applies to the National Standards for Physical Education.
This comprehensive resource guide provides students and teachers alike with all they need on 23 secondary school sports and activities.
New with this edition: Accompanying CD-ROM offers hands-on tools — assessments, lesson plans and practice drills — for teaching and coaching each sport or activity.
This user-friendly guide expands upon selected books from within SHAPE America's Assessment Series to ensure that physical education teachers can assess all students -- including those with disabilities -- alongside their classmates in a variety of skills.
Plan your lessons for each class throughout the year. Perfect for beginning teachers, as well as veterans. This resource gives you a ready-made format for planning effectively, including a CD-Rom, so you can customize your weekly and daily lesson plans.
Flash Fitness & the Incredible Physical Activities: A Super-Hero Approach to Meeting the National Physical Education Standards in Grades K - 5
Offers more than 110 activities and 15 sample lesson plans - all reflecting a super-hero theme and all grounded in the National Standards for Physical Education - for K - 5 physical education classes.
101 ideas for early-childhood caregivers on modeling and teaching the importance of physical activity to young children. Tips for exploring and using everything young children come in contact with — at home and in the classroom — to help them acquire motor skills.
The perfect tool for creating a comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) at your school! Helpful tips guide you through the process of building buy-in, involving staff and garnering support from families & the community.
Addresses the National Standards, as well as the National Assessment Test for Physical Education.
This book explores the eight subdisciplines of physical education in an easy-to-use format.