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Article by: HERÓN MÁRQUEZ ESTRADA , Star Tribune
Local results echo a growing body of research showing a connection between physical activity and academic performance.
When students at Meadowview Elementary in Farmington needed to improve their reading scores last fall, they were turned over to physical education teacher Joe McCarthy.
Each morning for months, McCarthy had the students spend 15 minutes running or shuttling from side to side in the gym. It wasn’t any type of punishment, but part of a growing trend in education that focuses on increased physical activity to improve learning.
The students were selected based on their scores on fall More >
As PE teacher-candidates prepare for student-teaching and a career in transforming children’s lives, they will be required to demonstrate their ability to impact learning with the assistance of technology (Standards established by NASPE, NCATE, ISTE). Given the ubiquity of technology in society today, I feel it is our responsibility as teacher educators to demonstrate competency in multiple forms of technology and to provide meaningful learning opportunities that impact learning across the domains (psychomotor, affective, cognitive). We also have to keep in mind that they need to have the skills and understanding to provide great learning activities for their students once they start teaching.
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Title: Physical Education teacher (18 years) Grants Facilitator (5 yrs)
School: Lincoln Bassett
State Committees: Connecticut Fitness Testing Committee, Connecticut wellness Promotion committee, New Haven Wellness committee.
Projects: In addition to facilitating this grant I also helped Dr David Katz create his classroom fitness program “ABC for Fitness”
Grant: Carol M White PEP grant (3 yr grant)
I came up the concept for the grant when I first saw this type of equipment at a National convention. Being an gamer myself, I More >
SILVER SPRING, MD – May 16, 2011 – Despite the threat of massive federal budget cuts which threatened the continuation of the Carol M. White Physical Education Program, the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) is delighted to announce that the PEP program remains alive and well. This afternoon, it was announced by the U.S. Department of Education that PEP will receive $78,842,000 in funding for PEP for Fiscal Year 2011. That’s just 0.2% less than the federal government approved in FY 2010.
PEP is a competitive grant program managed by the More >