We have provided these resources to help you with any curriculum questions you may have.
|ND State Standards
The achievement standards are designed to be used with content standards in all disciplines, not just physical education. Ideally, physical education should be embedded into the curriculum of every subject area.
|Physical Education Curriculum Assessment Tool (PECAT)
The Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT) is a self-assessment and planning guide developed by CDC. It is designed to help school districts and schools conduct clear, complete, and consistent analyses of physical education curricula, based upon national physical education standards.
|Health Education Curriculum Assessment Tool (HECAT)
The Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) can help school districts, schools, and others conduct a clear, complete, and consistent analysis of health education curricula based on the National Health Education Standards and CDC’s Characteristics of an Effective Health Education Curriculum.
|School Health Index
The School Health Index (SHI): Self-Assessment & Planning Guide 2012 is an online self-assessment and planning tool that schools can use to improve their health and safety policies and programs. It's easy to use and completely confidential.
SPARK is a research-based, public health organization dedicated to creating, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote lifelong wellness.
Starting in the late 1980's, the original CATCH Trials included researchers from four different universities and was funded by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. At the conclusion of these successful studies, the research team from The University of Texas-School of Public Health was able to obtain additional funding from the Texas Department of Health to disseminate this new evidence-based program in elementary schools throughout the state.
What I discovered may surprise you. Though observation and research on the playground I learned that most playground problems can be synthesized into 5 main areas which I call the Peaceful Playgrounds Creed. These problems and my solutions make up the Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program today.
|Be Fit 2 Learn
Be Fit 2 Learn seeks to improve academic achievement through physical activity for all children through instruction on curriculum design, teaching behavior and creating connections in the school and community.
|Math and Movement
Math & Movement™ is a kinesthetic, multi-sensory approach to teaching math that incorporates physical exercise, stretching, cross-body movements, yoga, and visually-pleasing floor mats designed to encourage students to practice math concepts. The Math & Movement™ program allows students to physically hop, walk, crawl, dance or touch the mats and banners as they learn thus using more learning modalities (visual, auditory, motor and kinesthetic) when practicing.
Brain Gym® International is committed to the principle that moving with intention leads to optimal learning. Through our outstanding instructors and movement-based programs, we empower all ages to reclaim the joy of living.
|Adventure to Fitness
Adventure to Fitness episode was designed with the guidance of leading physical educators to strengthen the role of our Physical Education teachers. The Adventure To Fitness series gives Physical Education teachers the ability to spend time teaching true physical education while general education classrooms provide activity.