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Literacy & Movement Lab

Through collaboration with the Kindergarten teachers this lab is designed to incorporate movement activities with literacy skills and is differentiated to support all learners. Data analysis of curriculum-based measurements identified specific literacy skills to target with Tier 2 and Tier 3 kindergarten students. Once a week students go through 6-7 literacy based centers during their normal 25 minute wellness class time. Additionally, twenty students come to the lab an extra 1-2 times per week

By: Scott McDowell| On: Feb 10, 2011 4:35 PM| Views: 11936

Dueling Banjos

This idea was shared at the IAHPERD convention in 2007. It was presented by Susan Flynn (Purdue University) and her students. The dance I watched was a little more structured and the young man leading the dance was a much better dancer than you will see in my video. When I do this with my class as a warm up it is different every time. I have never done the dance the same way because I do not plan out the steps (very obvious). You do not have to dance well (as you will see) for the kids to l

By: Scott McDowell| On: Apr 23, 2009 7:58 PM| Views: 12611

Chinese Jump Ropes

Second grade students demonstrate basic jumps with a chinese jump rope

By: Scott McDowell| On: Jan 28, 2009 10:01 PM| Views: 7792

Fitness and Fun with Tires

Second grade students demonstrate a series of activities you can do with tires to work up a sweat and have fun

By: Scott McDowell| On: Jan 13, 2009 11:03 PM| Views: 6614

Hurly-Burly Team Challenge

East School is the home of the Hurly-Burly, a 2 hour team challenge run done annually in May. Think out of the box

By: Scott McDowell| On: Dec 15, 2008 4:17 AM| Views: 3956

Physical Change & Sweaty Pennies

Develop stewardship with your students and promote fitness at home with an easy program called physical change

By: Scott McDowell| On: Dec 15, 2008 12:11 AM| Views: 2612

Five Simple Ideas

Here are five simple ideas that are easy to use and inexpensive

By: Scott McDowell| On: Dec 14, 2008 4:46 AM| Views: 4032

Playground Obstacle Course

A simple example of using your playground as an obstacle course for warm up

By: Scott McDowell| On: Dec 14, 2008 3:09 AM| Views: 4037
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