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How to Define Your Learning Objectives

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Here are a few pointers to help you nail your learning objectives down and kick your training project off to a flying start.

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Wearable climbing tracker elevates your alpine performance

Wearable climbing tracker elevates your alpine performance | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
The Whipper climbing tracker monitors users' performance as they ascend gym walls and mountain peaks, offering stats and coaching feedback to help take their technique to new heights. ​​
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Study: Recreational physical activities increase odds of academic success

Study: Recreational physical activities increase odds of academic success | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
When students spend more time in physical activities, they are more likely to succeed academically, study finds.
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Book Creator as a learning journal for PE - Book Creator app | Blog

Book Creator as a learning journal for PE - Book Creator app | Blog | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
We're increasingly seeing Book Creator used as a way of recording student learning. Here's how PE teacher Nick Turra went about it.
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Physical Education in American Schools is Getting Lapped

Physical Education in American Schools is Getting Lapped | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
Every week, it seems, we see another article about the greatness of Finland’s schools: sky-high test scores, no formal schooling until age 7 (when our
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Feed Oscar

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Feed Oscar from Mr. Kirsch on Vimeo.   Feed Oscar State Standard: 1, 2, & 3 Equipment: 4 Folding Mats, several yarn balls, & cones Grade: K-2 Purpose: Check throwing skills, opposit
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Field Day Games

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101 Field Day Games A compilation of Field Day Games From the Old Classics to some new exciting games. We’ve gathered it all! It’s fun, inclusive play through active games!
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Exercise + Schoolwork = Better test scores?

A new study finds children may do better at math and spelling if physical activity is part of the lesson plan
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Eggs-xercise

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  Eggs-xercise from Mr. Kirsch on Vimeo.   Eggs-xercise State Standard: 1, 2, 3, 5 Equipment:  Plastic Easter eggs (assorted colors) and many cones Grade: 2-5 Purpose: Cardiovascula
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Bright Ideas in Physed

Bright Ideas in Physed | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
  There are TONS of great ideas being shared all over the internet each and every day.   Every couple of weeks I try to pick my top favorites and save them to try and remember to implement the…
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Physical activity shown to improve brain volume, cut Alzheimer's risk in half

Physical activity shown to improve brain volume, cut Alzheimer's risk in half | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
A new study shows that a variety of physical activities from walking to gardening and dancing can improve brain volume and cut the risk of Alzheimer's dis
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Nagging Kids About Weight May Backfire

Nagging Kids About Weight May Backfire | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
Source: Google News - HealthWhen parents believe their children are overweight -- regardless of whether they are or not -- those kids are likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.
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How exercise makes your brain grow bigger

How exercise makes your brain grow bigger | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
Regular exercise in old age could keep the mind young, according to growing evidence that fitter people have bigger brains and better memories. It could even trigger the growth of new brain cells.
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Wearable climbing tracker elevates your alpine performance

Wearable climbing tracker elevates your alpine performance | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
The Whipper climbing tracker monitors users' performance as they ascend gym walls and mountain peaks, offering stats and coaching feedback to help take their technique to new heights. ​​
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Child obesity has grown unabated since 1999, study finds

Child obesity has grown unabated since 1999, study finds | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
Despite a handful of preliminary studies suggesting the U.S. epidemic of child obesity may have stabilized or even reversed, any self-congratulation would be
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Why Physical Activity Is So Crucial for Preschoolers

Growth in strength, coordination, and agility are only part of the picture.
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Container Ball

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Container Ball from Mr. Kirsch on Vimeo.   Container Ball State Standard: 1, 2, 3, 5 Equipment: 4 Folding Mats, Several gator balls, & jersey's Grade: 3-6 Purpose: Cardiovascular Fitness
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Designed to Move

Designed to Move | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
Inspire the next generation to reach their greatest potential. Become an advocate for physical activity. Learn more about Designed to Move here.
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What's missing from your athletic development?

What's missing from your athletic development? | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
What’s hindering your development from the things that you can do now to what you what you want to be able to do? Find your missing link.
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Knights of The Round Table

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Knights of The Round Table from Mr. Kirsch on Vimeo.   Knights of The Round Table State Standard: 1, 2, 3, 5 Equipment: 3-4 mats, 10-15 gator balls, 20 pins, 6-8 scooters, & 20 polyspot
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Research warns against students specializing in one sport

Research warns against students specializing in one sport | Physical Education & Fitness | Scoop.it
The month of March may be all about the Madness, but it's also National Athletic Training Month. In honor of this month, the Department of Kinesiology at UW-Madison is busy collecting data about high school athletes.
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Physical Education Games - Longball

Please visit http://physedgames.com for more games! Get your copy of our full-color games book
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Enhancing physical education with technology

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ParticipACTION blog: We are educating 21st Century Learners. Teacher, Blue Jay Bridge shares tips that helped him enhance physical education with tech.
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