PE TID BITS
ASSESSMENT IN P.E.
Below are spreadsheets that will create a 'basic movement pattern' report for grades 1-4 students. When you enter your class data onto the spreadsheet, it automatically creates a printable report for each student of the class specific to their grade level. As well, I have included some spreadsheets that allow you to organize your assessments according to the goals of the Physical Education Curriculum. For more information please see the Journal that came out in November, 2017.
ARTICLES OF THE MONTH
MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS OF FREE PLAY
This article in Quartz reports on some troubling numbers on depression in kids. The author, Jenny Anderson, talks to Jean Twenge, professor of psychology at San Diego State University, about the dramatic rise in the occurrence of depression and has other experts weigh in on whether a lack of free play has anything to do with it. Read more...