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September 16, 2020

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Online M.S. in Physical Education

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Check out the latest issue of Momentum for ideas and inspiration:

 

• Tips and resources from the National Teachers of the Year;

• New back to school resources for HPE;
• Advocacy tips ... research updates ... and much more!

 

Also inside: Our new  newsletter, with at-home activities, tips, and success stories from teachers who have implemented the health. moves. minds.® program in their school!

 

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PRODUCT SHOWCASE

SEL Learning Tools

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is a crucial part of an educational environment where students feel safe and confident to explore, grow, and succeed. Discover our selection of tools, resources, and blog articles to support SEL in the physical education and health setting to help students thrive.

SHAPE America

SHAPE America is committed to hosting the 2021 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo on April 13-17 — either in person or online. Registration will open in late fall and we are currently planning for an in-person convention in Baltimore — but will be prepared to pivot to a virtual conference if needed based on public health guidance. Will you take a moment now to share your thoughts in a brief survey? We’d love to hear how the pandemic will impact your decision to attend in-person and/or virtual events in the coming year. 

 

PRODUCT SHOWCASE

Online Physical Education Graduate Program

The M.A.Ed. in Physical Education Master Teacher is an online graduate program designed to help K-12 physical education teachers enhance their instructional effectiveness. Students can choose from emphases in pedagogy or special populations to help enhance their physical fitness classroom.

SHAPE America

SHAPE America is proud to support Active Schools' Bring PE to Your Family Week with free health and physical education resources for you to share with students and parents. A healthy home is an active home, so please encourage your students to use these resources — and to invite their families to participate in Bring PE to Your Family Week, October 19-23. 

 

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National Standards for Sport Coaches: Quality Coaches, Quality Sports outlines the standards for quality sport coaching based on the latest research and practical work in coaching science and the varied fields of exercise science. This useful resource highlights the core responsibilities coaches should possess along with supporting competencies that provide insight into the knowledge and skills needed to support a quality amateur sport experience for athletes. 

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Peer to Peer

 

Health and physical educators across the country — including SHAPE America’s National and District Teachers of the Year — are sharing top-notch ideas, resources and more!

 

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Cambridge College

 

Our M.Ed. and Advanced Certificate program prepares health educators to increase their competency in teaching Skills-Based Health/SEL and Physical Education/SEL.

News Around the Nation

 

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® is a program for schools preK through university that intentionally promotes meaningful social inclusion by bringing together students with and without intellectual disabilities to create accepting school environments. The 2020-2021 Back to School Package includes distance learning resources, an inclusion toolkit, and more. 

 

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Students who obtain the recommended hours of sleep enjoy improved attention, emotional regulation, quality of life and physical health. Conversely, those who do not get sufficient sleep are susceptible to attention, behavioral and learning challenges. As students return to school – whether in-person, online or in a hybrid format – now is the perfect time to establish healthy sleep routines to best equip students for success. 

 

News4SA

Physical education coaches are getting creative with virtual learning, while also getting kids moving with dance! Rachel Kaufman, PE coach at Fox Run Elementary is helping the kids to move and groove both on campus and at home. In addition to the dancing, the coaches give students “fit tips” every week to encourage healthy habits. They also start each day with a social emotional wellness check-in. 

 

Texas A&M Today

Texas A&M University health education expert Hildi Nicksic says childhood obesity is an ongoing problem that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Nicksic, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Health and Kinesiology, maintaining physical activity for children during this time is important in keeping childhood obesity rates at bay. 

 

NPR

Sports can be a big part of kids’ identities and can be a way to get exercise, manage anxiety, and connect with peers, said Dr. Celeste Quitiquit, a pediatrician and sports medicine physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital. So, she said, it’s important for parents and kids to work together to figure out ways to stay active and learn new skills in the absence of organized sports. 

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