There are different reasons why kids might hate gym class, but with support, they can develop the confidence and skill they need.
The playground is a great place for kids to develop fundamental movement skills.
During the pandemic, what can PE teachers offer our students beyond free play on the playground? Check out these tips and ideas.
Given pandemic restrictions, it can be tough to come up with PE activities. One solution: Hack the playground and make an obstacle course!
Physical education doesn’t just happen in a gymnasium. I’m a big proponent of active free play outside during physical education (PE) class. In my PE classes, I plan for quite a lot of it when the weather allows. There are so many benefits of free play outside that cannot be replicated in the gymnasium. In most … Continued
Editor’s note: This post was updated Nov. 5, 2019. Physical education (PE) and gym class are often used as synonyms. It’s an easy mistake to make because, stereotypically, many PE classes are all about playing sports in the gym. But the truth is the gymnasium is only one of the many locations used to teach … Continued
Of my three children, two of them love competition, working up a sweat, and getting out of breath. My daughter on the other hand? Not so much. And that’s probably one of the reasons she says that she “hates” her physical-education (PE) class. Hate is a big word. There are reasons why she’s not enjoying … Continued
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