Welcome to the resources page…
Are you looking for a specific resource? Then New Physical Educator is comprised of best educational resources for your use. This page is packed with selected and great educational resources. The purpose of this page is to provide learners with well-researched resources across various categories. These are targeted resources that will save you the time and stress of making research on your own.
The resources listed here are widely approved and utilized in the physical education world and also in some small resources that may work in special situations like teaching in limited space. These resources are in different types. The resources include links to websites, names of books with descriptions about them, and even product reviews that are unbiased. If you have a resource you would like to share, please feel free to contact us.
From their website: “As PE Central moves into the new milennium we hope to continue to bring visitors the latest information about the teaching of Health and Physical Education. Our primary mission is “to assist teachers, parents, and others who work with youngsters to guide them in the process of becoming physically active and healthy for a lifetime“. We certainly do appreciate all of those folks who have visited our site. The growth and popularity of the site has gone beyond our wildest imagination.
Visit their lesson plan page here: http://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/pelessonplans.html
This site is a video repository of physical education activities and ideas across many topics ate all levels.
The site was created to help teachers save time, learn to become more effective at their craft and promote quality Physical Education in schools everywhere.
ThePhysicalEducator.com is an online professional development resource for physical educators. Our mission is to help you become the best physical education teacher you can be. We will do this by producing high-quality resources for you to use in your teaching, by helping you connect and share with fellow teachers, and by providing engaging professional development opportunities which you can attend.
Jarrod is a Physical Education teacher from country Victoria Australia, with a passion and enthusiasm for the role emerging technologies play within teaching and learning. He is first and foremost an advocate for lifelong movement and physical activity, however, realizes the power of 21st-century technologies that can shape new age teaching pedagogies.
This site offers a place for P.E. teachers to access content resources for use in their gyms or spaces
Planning and Teaching Resources
National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes:
Resources for Making Rubrics and Quizzes
From their website: Welcome to our website supportREALteachers.org, a non-profit educational website that promotes quality physical education through advocacy and free access to information and resources. We believe that every child has the right to standards-based quality physical education focused on developing the skills, knowledge, virtues and dispositions needed to become a physically literate person.
OPEN is a backward designed curriculum project that targets SHAPE America’s National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes. OPENPhysEd.org membership is free.
SPARK is dedicated to creating, implementing, and evaluating research-based programs that promote lifelong wellness.
SPARK strives to improve the health of children, adolescents, and adults by disseminating evidence-based Physical Education, After School, Early Childhood, and Coordinated School Health programs to teachers and recreation leaders serving Pre-K through 12th grade students.
Each SPARK program fosters environmental and behavioral change by providing a coordinated package of highly active curriculum, on-site teacher training, extensive follow-up support, and content-matched equipment.
Here you will find pre-made resources for many areas of teaching you can use in your gym!
Blogs Worth Following
These blogs are great for ideas, information, and general resources for physical education teachers to learn, network and grow.
This blog has a large catalog of blogs on a large number of topics. Topics like indoor recess activities that keep kids moving to how to prepare for that first day of class are just two of many. Visit the blog at the link below.
While this is not a traditional blog in the sense that it updates often it has high quality articles Topics range from how to dress as a PE teacher to transition ideas. Written by physical educators and professors of the field this is invaluable information to have access to.
This blog has some important topics from PE teachers. Topics range from getting an athlete to visit your school to how to survive situations It is worth looking through.
No Gym, No Problem by Charmain Sutherland
This resource contains nearly 100 activities that may be used individually to enhance existing curriculum or combined to create full-fledged lesson plans that meet specific skills, concepts, or fitness objectives. Whatever the purpose, these activities
- overcome space limitations, giving children a safe environment in which to learn and grow;
- use equipment effectively and efficiently in tight spaces; and
- are specifically designed to minimize prep time and budget demands.
In 2007, Dr. Graham was inducted into the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Hall of Fame. He is also a fellow in the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education (2005) and the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Professionals (2004). Dr. Graham has also received the Margie Hanson Honor Award presented by the Council on Physical Education for Children in 1997 and the NASPE Curriculum and Instruction Academy Honor Award in 1996. He served as the executive director of the United States Physical Education Association. With his graduate students, he wrote the first developmentally appropriate document for NASPE. With his undergraduate students, he spends several weeks each semester in elementary schools teaching children physical education.