Tem Building activities for developing social skills

Fun physical education activities for developing social skills

Most people are aware of the effects physical activity can have on children’s health. However what most of us don’t understand is how physical education (PE) improves other areas of well-being. Although these areas don’t get as much press they are just as important in developing social skills.

Continue reading “Fun physical education activities for developing social skills”

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

Create a positive learning environment for your students

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. Continue reading “Create a positive learning environment for your students”

PE teacher playing a game with autistic child

Teaching PE to students with autism, a comprehensive approach

In her book, Physical Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Michelle Grenier describes the common characteristics of autism and provides games and activities to help with teaching PE to students with autism.
Continue reading “Teaching PE to students with autism, a comprehensive approach”

Free nutrition course launched for primary teachers

Last week, the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) launched a new professional development platform for primary school teachers. The free online course comes in response to the results of research which showed teachers were getting little training in the area of nutrition, yet poor nutrition and an unhealthy lifestyle are being increasingly linked with academic performance.

Continue reading “Free nutrition course launched for primary teachers”