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SPARKuniversity Access

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University educators are eligible to receive 1 year of professor-level access to the SPARKuniversity section on

Your Role in PE Advocacy

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Many of our peers in the Physical Education community recently traveled to Washington, D.C., for Speak Out Day to meet with members of Congress about ESSA and the importance of Health and Physical Education. After hearing about their experiences, I thought it would be helpful to discuss how we as [...]

You Never Know When Physical Literacy Will Come in Handy

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Aroo, aroo! I became a Spartan on November 17th, 2018, and physical literacy is what got me through the toughest race of my life. While I’ve done similar activities before, I am no longer healthy or “in shape”. When I was in my mid-30s, my health started to rapidly decline [...]

The G in Professional Growth Stands for Gather

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A rolling stone may gather no moss, but a physical educator must gather resources to stay relevant. Those who prepare well and embrace professional growth opportunities can move beyond relevancy to exemplary.  Let's begin with a question, Do you want to be a really GREAT teacher for your students, parents and administration at your school?  If so, what does [...]

Happy Holidays from the SPARK Team!

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Wishing you and your family a SPARKtacular holiday and a happy new year. See you in 2020!- The SPARK Team (Julie Frank, Jeff Mushkin, Ryan Schissler)