During strength training in sports and in physical education class, how can one measure the progress of our most vital muscle?
In physical education, 50% of their grade is often effort. How can effort be evaluated without heart rate technology?
The SOS Challenge For Physical Education: Seeking Out Solutions, Strengthening Our Skills, & Sharing Our Success
I believe our profession needs an awakening to the future. It is my belief that we must be inspired to rethink how we deliver physical education to our students in the automated world we live in. How do we, as physical educators, capture the interest, and the imagination of our students today?
Up until 2019, Ann Goff’s classes had been just doing the same games and activities for years. Kids were just going through the motions on fitness tests and games. They saw very little benefit for some games. But when Hearts Zones was introduced that changed…
Wearable fitness technology (heart rate sensors and activity trackers) can be valuable tools in schools for several reasons: Real-Time Feedback, Individualized Instruction, Motivation & Goal Setting…
How often has your physical education program been featured in the newspaper or on the local TV station? Here’s how to show your community the strength of your program now that you “don’t play games” but teach physical literacy and active movement.
At Timberland High School in Wentzville, Missouri, incorporating educational technology into PE allows lessons to be more student centered and driven. The data also allows students to be accountable for their fitness during class.
Using heart rate technology allows for accurate assessment for every student, using their personal and real time data from Heart Zones’ heart rate sensor, the Blink 3.0+.
Strong Middle School, located in Melvindale, Wayne County, Michigan, continues to make big technology changes. Coach Marissa Cox and her teaching partner Mike Hill are leading that change in their subject area Physical Education and Health (HPE). As Melissa explains, “About 5 years ago our district went through a big technology incorporation. That was the…
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