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15 strategies to address large classes in PE! – PART 2

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– Written By Dr. Timothy Davis – As the second part in our series on classroom management, I discuss some essential concernsthat often impact children during transitions in and out of the physical education setting. Asmany of you know, managing large groups of children as they enter and exit the...
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15 strategies to address large classes in PE! – PART 1

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– Written By Dr. Timothy Davis – Going back to school after the holiday break can feel daunting. Especially for PhysicalEducation teachers whose class sizes (on a national average) exceed 40 students per class!Although SHAPE America recommends smaller class sizes, the reality is large class sizes...
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Roadblocks to avoid for building active adult programs

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– Written By Matt Schinelli It is fairly safe to say that most program leaders or recreation supervisors have struggled to come up with the "perfect" activity or next "big thing" for older active adults. Typically trying to navigate the essential questions of, "what is the activity?", "where it...
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PART 2 - Celebrate the Experience!

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In the first part of this series we discussed how individuals with severe and profound disabilities are often left out of the world of recreational sport play. In order for this group to gain greater access several key things need to take place; greater exposure to human need for all people to gain...
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PART 1 - A Forgotten Group of Friends

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Modern sport and wellness trends have dramatically transformed the global culture for most people. Communities, families, and individuals have gained immense exposure to the benefits of fitness as well as competitive play. This decades-long shift has provided generations of people with incredible...
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