Did you know the CDC recommends at least 60 minutes per day of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) for adolescents? In 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) began requiring states to report on how well each school is meeting this criteria. March 23, 2023
The Spotlight Shines On: Nicole Smith Higher Education Teacher & Star Player Star high school basketball player, Nicole Smith, differs in many ways. For example, she doesn’t have a storied history. Her rise up through the ranks in Physical Education is a positive example to others. In 1987, she played on the undefeated Tucson, Arizona…
Simplicity in Action in Your Physical Education Program
One of the questions that we receive from teachers that are interested in implementing Heart rate and activity tracker into their program is, “How easy will it be to use Heart Zones Move in my class.” My answer is always the same.
Incorporating MVPA in the WSCC Model: Using Objective Data to Drive Program Effectiveness and Student Success
Incorporating MVPA in the WSCC Model: Using Objective Data to Drive Program Effectiveness and Student Success Dr.Deb Berkey Director of Education and Training Heart Zones, Inc. The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) was created to support and optimize children’s social, emotional and academic development. Centered on the child, the model emphasizes a…
WHY USE TECHNOLOGY IN YOUR PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM?
MVPA IS ONE OF THE BEST Teacher Performance Tools As a department head, leader or individual teacher, one of your goals is to develop and support an effective physical education program. One of the best ways of accomplishing that goal is to incorporate the use of wearable fitness technology like heart rate and step tracking…
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