Featured PE Teacher – Cathryn Bass

This week for the #FeaturedPETeacher section on the PE Central Facebook page, the spotlight is on Cathryn Bass! About Cathryn: I teach grades K-4 at Center Valley Elementary and also college courses at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, AR. My title is Health … Read More


Master the Minute Challenges For Physed

My name is Lindsay Karp, I teach physical education and health at Bret Harte Elementary and A. Russell Knight Elementary in Cherry Hill, NJ. Master the Minute Challenges are fun, team orientated, and focused on a variety of skills. I … Read More



How To Play Tchoukball In Physical Education

Tchoukball! What in the world is Tchoukball? And how do you even spell TCHOUKBALL? Wait! The “T” is silent in the word Tchoukball? This is kind of how I felt about Tchoukball until I saw it at LAHPERD (Louisiana Association … Read More


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


Catapult PE Game For Student Fitness

My name is Lindsay Karp, I teach physical education and health at Bret Harte Elementary and A. Russell Knight Elementary in Cherry Hill, NJ. Catapult is a fun, energizing game that focuses on multiple fitness components and creativity. I first … Read More


Featured PE Teacher – Elizabeth Geertsma

This week for the #FeaturedPETeacher section on the PE Central Facebook page, the spotlight is on Elizabeth Geertsma! About Elizabeth I am an Elementary Physical Education Teacher at New Groningen Elementary School in Zeeland, Michigan. This is my 6th year teaching in Zeeland Public Schools. I … Read More


Human Bowling Activity for Physical Education

The P.E. Department at Central Elementary located in Rockbridge County, VA, loves to teach our students about cross curricular and teamwork activities. This activity called “Human Bowling” teaches both. We have taught bowling for the four years I have been … Read More


STEM Night Activities for Physical Education

If you are looking for activities to include in your school’s STEM Night, or if you are just looking to add some STEM activities into your PE program, view the ideas below from PE teacher Jennie Graves. There are 4 activities … Read More


10 Hula Hoop Activities for Physical Education

Hula Hoops are popular in many games and activities, whether it is a warm-up activity for PE, part of a lesson plan for students, or a themed activity to keep kids active. Hoops are a great choice for teachers because … Read More