6 Tips To Bring Out The Super Teacher In You

Being a teacher can be an isolating experience. Often, we do not get the opportunity to connect outside of the beginning of the school year meeting or during professional development courses taken on our own time. Thus, I feel compelled to … Read More


Roller Ball Instant Activity for PE

Hi, I’m Frank Petras and I’m excited to talk about an activity I came up with last year called “Roller Ball”. I’ve always been a big proponent of finding new and creative instant activities for my students. Activities that require … Read More


Volleyball Activities for Physical Education

Volleyball is a perfect sport for any PE curriculum. It can be done indoors or outside, with fairly basic materials. It’s also a fantastic tool for working on teamwork, hand-eye coordination and movement. These activities, assessments, and bulletin board ideas … Read More


The Best Mobile Apps to Use in Your PE Class

Nowadays it seems like a common response to most problems is, “There’s an App for That”. Technology has become an important part of our culture and saves us a ton of time each day. Since I got a TV installed in my … Read More


Toss Four Game Variations for PE & Active Play

Learn 5 different ways to use this Toss Four Game for physical education class or general active play! If you are playing indoors, hang the target from any volleyball or badminton game standards. For outdoor use, hand it from poles … Read More


Jumbo Games Unit for Physical Education

As a PE teacher, I sometimes find myself teaching the same skills and lessons each year. Teaching some of these lessons to all K-5th grade classes can get a bit repetitive, so I set out to find something new to share … Read More


Modified Tennis Activity for PE

April showers bring May flowers! When you have an outdoor tennis unit in April, mother nature forces you indoors quite often for physical education classes. This makes you think outside the box when guiding your students to develop their tennis … Read More


Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course for PE

PE Teacher Justin Wiese shares his Ninja Warrior obstacle course activity that he teaches to K-6th grade students at Hopewell Elementary School in the Pleasant Valley Community School District. Every year since our school opened 6 years ago, we borrow … Read More


Featured PE Teacher – Victoria Turner

This week for the Featured PE Teacher section on the PE Central Facebook page, the spotlight is on Victoria Turner! About Victoria Turner: I am a Physical Education teacher at Oakridge Elementary School in Hollywood, FL. I teach 480 students in … Read More


Cosmic Bowling Activity for PE Class

Physical education teacher Andrew Beckner shares this creative cosmic bowling activity that he uses for his PE class. One week per school year, the lights are turned out in the gym, but the students’ energy levels are turned way up! … Read More