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.
OPEN has one mission: to improve the effectiveness of physical education for every child.
We help teachers help their students by providing rigorous, outcomes-based curriculum tools to every physical education teacher – no exceptions.
Equity of Access is essential for empowering the entire physical education community. US Games believes in the talents and creativity of the teachers and administrators that we serve. That’s why OPEN will always be free to every educator. This is not an ideal or philosophy.
It’s a movement.
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.
If you are looking for a physical activity resource that maximizes your time, seamlessly organizes large groups, integrates academic and nutritional concepts, and is something students absolutely love, then you’ve found what you’ve been looking for!
|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.
Since 1989, the evidence-based program has influenced thousands of organizations and millions of children through a coordinated approach. Each SPARK program strives to foster environmental and behavioral change by providing a coordinated package of evidence-based curriculum, on-site staff development, and content-matched equipment. SPARK offers solutions for Physical Education, After School, Active Classrooms, Early Childhood, and more! Learn more about the SPARK programs and how they can positively impact your program today!
|Adventure 2 Learning
Adventure 2 Learning is a unique educational platform, offering a rich selection of video-centered resources, specially created and curated to support active learning in PK-8 classrooms. We support students with educational experiences that are engaging, impactful, and fun!