Wicomico County Public Schools Get Active

Health and Physical Education teacher Nick Thompson shares his timeline of how Lets Move! Active Schools has helped the Wicomico County Public Schools become more physically active. Spring of 2011 – Prince Street Elementary School We applied and received a grant for … Read More



MyPlate Activities for Middle School Health Class

I have some students this year with extreme Latex allergies that have been unable to participate in some of the kinesthetic learning activities incorporated in our Middle School Health class. Thus, the challenge to locate a Latex-free ball became a … Read More


Dock Dogs – PE Warm-up Activity

If you are looking for an activity that deals with jumping and landing, Dock Dogs is a great PE warm-up activity. I got the idea from a fellow PE teacher (Mark Jungmann), and I just modified the equipment. This activity … Read More



Indoor Recess Activities That Keep Students Active

Every teacher knows that feeling: it’s raining, it snowed and the fields are covered in snow, it’s too cold, it’s too hot, they are mowing the lawn, or perhaps doing work on the playground and you can’t take the students … Read More




Royal Rush PE Activity

If you are looking for a game involving short vigorous activity, Royal Rush is your game. I learned this game from a fellow PE teacher.  It was inspired by our own Kansas City Royals and their ability to steal bases! … Read More


Integrating Literacy Into Physical Education

It is everyone’s job, including PE teachers, to prepare students with the skills to succeed in today’s job market. Aside from math, literacy is the most fundamental skill any student needs to succeed in a global economy. Common Core – … Read More