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Building Character, Community, and a Growth Mindset in Physical Education

Building Character, Community, and a Growth Mindset in Physical Education offers more than 60 large-group warm-up, character and team building activities. The book, which comes with a web resource, helps you prepare your students for success in university and beyond.

It’s a highly practical resource that allows you to build a positive learning environment and teach valuable life skills. Inspire in your students a desire to live active and healthy lives. Use skills learned through PE and sport to get students’ college and career ready. Help students develop a growth mindset and recognise that obstacles, challenges and failures provide the greatest learning opportunities.

This text provides:

  • 35 new large-group warm-up activities
  • 20 character-building activities
  • 11 team-building challenges
  • Assessment, reflection and goal-setting strategies
  • A web resource with ready-to-use printable and editable lesson materials

You can easily apply every activity to your curriculum. They include a motivational strategy and resource tool using the acronym GROWTH. This helps your students learn and adopt the growth mindset traits that are needed to set and reach their goals. Hot topics, such as emotional intelligence, community building, teamwork, physical fitness and goal setting are also addressed.

You can watch a webinar from the authors Leigh Anderson and Donald Glover called How to build character, community, and a growth mindset in physical education at

Building Character, Community, and a Growth Mindset in Physical Education is available to buy now from priced at £21.49 / €25.80 (HK Rewards Members £17.19 / €20.64). 

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Hi, I’m Hannah, marketing assistant and one of the bloggers here at Human Kinetics Europe. I wasn’t blessed with the coordination to play most sports, but that’s not stopped me becoming a great watcher of them. Particularly when it comes to football! So I’m here to bring you all you need to know about exciting new product releases and the latest in sport, fitness and PE.

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