Basketball Skills Challenge for Physical Education

As a Middle school Physical Education teacher, I have discovered that many students get easily bored with basketball-related units. Perhaps students tire of learning the same units year after year or maybe it’s the amount of skills-work involved that discourages … Read More



How After School Programs Inspire Today’s Youth

By Kevin Gilmore, National Afterschool Association Next Generation 2017 Award Nominee As a sponsor of the National Afterschool Association Next Generation Award for Afterschool for 2017, we are recognizing the nominees and winners for their dedication to afterschool. I started in … Read More


STEM & STEAM Activity Ideas for Physical Education

Whether you have been challenged to integrate STEM concepts into your PE class, your school is having a STEAM activity day/night or week, or you are looking to partner with Science and Math teachers in your school to enhance learning … Read More


4 Star Wars Makerspace Activities for Kids

Looking for themed Makerspace activity ideas for your school or afterschool program? Here are 4 Star Wars activities that will inspire students to be creative and inventive! FREE Printable Download Download the printable cards for these activities here! Star Wars … Read More


Edible Garden Project – Making a Difference Afterschool

By Ledisney Rodriguez, National Afterschool Association Next Generation Award 2017 Nominee The S&S Worldwide team is proud to be the sponsor of the National Afterschool Association Next Generation Award for Afterschool for 2017. We are honored to highlight the nominees … Read More




Featured PE Teacher – Carli Kelly

This week for the Featured PE Teacher section on the PE Central Facebook page, the spotlight is on Carli Kelly: About Carli: I teach Early Kindergarten – 6th grade PE and High School Health. I teach about 400 kids at Norway-Vulcan Area … Read More


Media Center Activity – Therapy Dog for Students

Thursday afternoons have gone to the dogs at Boston Middle School in Laporte, Indiana. Well, actually only one dog! Her name is Newdle and she is a licensed therapy dog. Newdle is part Newfoundland and part Standard Poodle. Her owner, … Read More