A series of evolving steps taken by countries to re-open schools as the global pandemic has caused shutdowns around the world. As the North America Chair for the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA), over the past few months I had the opportunity to work with several countries around the [...]
The I Can Do It! Program (ICDI), released through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (Administration for Community Living), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, is a voluntary school-based physical activity program designed to provide access, equity, and opportunities by facilitating and fostering opportunities for students [...]
“It isn’t what you do, but how you do it.” – John Wooden Physical activity is essential for healthy growth and development of children and adolescents. According to the U.S. Guidelines, children and adolescents should engage in 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) every day. This includes engaging [...]
For the past month, Physical Education teachers have been trying to adjust to the new normal. Many of you have successfully tapped into your creativity and built entirely new lessons, as well as found content online to supplement your plans. You have learned new technology skills, presentation skills, and methods [...]
Friday, April 10th - Amy From Hilton Head, SC we'd like to introduce Amy Prior. Amy is a Middle School Health and Education teacher and SPARK PE trainer as well as the Southern District Teacher of the Year. Thank you Amy for taking us through today's #physed instructional. https://youtu.be/OZ0WGpHhovg Thursday, [...]
Create a FREE account at SPARKecademy.org to access 3 weeks of materials (15 per program: K-2, 3-6, Middle School, High School) to keep students active & healthy. We also encourage parents to create a free account so they can directly access the materials.