What Makes a Great PE Teacher – Tips & Resources

While there are certain tenets that make a great teacher in general, there are also intangibles that make teachers great. And these are not mutually exclusive. For example, one can have the tenets of a great teacher and not display … Read More


June Printable Fitness Challenge Calendar

Our June Fitness Challenge Calendar is here! As summer arrives and kids are at home socially distancing, add some physical activity and fun to their day! This printable calendar is a great resource that teachers can share with students and … Read More


April Printable Fitness Challenge Calendar

Our April 2021 Fitness Challenge Calendar is here! Use this printable calendar as a resource to share with your students for virtual learning or in person learning. Encourage them to participate in the challenge at home and even include their … Read More


February Printable Fitness Challenge Calendar

Our 2021 February Fitness Challenge Calendar is here! Use this printable calendar as a resource to share with your students for virtual learning, and encourage them to participate in the challenge at home with their family. If you have students … Read More


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


Scrabble Game – PE Edition

Hello everyone!  My name is Andrew Kempen and am excited to share with you a game called PE Scrabble.  While attending the IAHPERD (Illinois) State Convention several years ago, a version of this game was being taught at a session … Read More


Baseball & Softball Activities for Physical Education

Opening Day for Baseball season is April 1st! It’s also a a great game for working on throwing, catching, striking, running, hand-eye coordination and much more! These activities, assessments, and bulletin board ideas we’ve compiled from PE Central will help … Read More


Soccer Activities for Physical Education

Soccer is the world’s most popular sport! It’s also a great way to work on balance, teamwork, footwork, spatial awareness and so much more. These activities, assessments, and bulletin board ideas we’ve compiled from PE Central will help make sure … Read More


Featured PE Teacher – Néstor A. García Peña

This week for the #FeaturedPETeacher section on the PE Central Facebook page, is a special foreign PE spotlight on Néstor A. García Peña. “On a recent visit to Guadalajara, Mexico I met one of the most articulate and moving physical education teachers named … 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