Physical Education

Links to sites with lots of subject related links:

1.) PE Links 4 U is a website providing resources and links to Physical Education. Resources are divided by content and grade level.
2.) PE Universe provides videos of physical education activities that you can use in the classroom and gym with your students. You can browse through categories or use the search tool.\
3.) PE Central is the premier site for health & physical education teachers, parents and students. Our goal is to provide the latest information about developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children.
4.) The PE Geek is a blog by a PE Teacher and he shares resources and experiences for using technology in the PE classroom.
5.) Teach PE provides worksheets, videos, links and various resources for several aspects of Physical Education.
6.) Physical Education Update shows you the secret tricks of the trade that help PE teachers improve sport technique; keep classes’ fun, jazz up lesson plans, get kids fit and much, much more! PE Update's condensed, illustrated article format, videos and super-fast article abstracts allow you to learn what you need.
7.) Sugar Stacks is a good website for understanding how much sugar is in the food and beverages that we consume. Sugar Stacks lists popular food and beverage items in ten categories. Every item is pictured with a stack of sugar cubes. Each sugar cube represents four grams of sugar. This is a great way to see just how much sugar you really consume in your favorite snack or beverage. Source: //Free Technology 4 Teachers//
8.) Fat World is an educational video game funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The game isn't designed to tell students what they should or shouldn't eat rather it is designed to get students thinking about the results of food choices. In the game students explore the socioeconomic, geographic, and cultural factors that influence the nutrition choices people make. Students will also explore the roles of the government and interest groups in the marketing of foods. Source: //Free Technology 4 Teachers//
9.) The Health Hut has a list of forty infographics health and wellness infographics worth exploring. Here are a couple of the infographics in the list grabbed my attention as being useful for health teachers and science teachers: Eating Out: From Bad to Worse gives a run down of worst items to order at popular chain restaurants including Chili's, Applebee's, McDonald's, and Wendy's. The Future of Food is a series of nine infographics produced by Wired. The infographics illustrate the global demand for food, what that demand means for farmers and for the planet, and how that demand could be met in the future. Source: //Free Technology 4 Teachers//
10.)EDiPHY: EDucation in the PHYsical is a website aiming to help us all make the very most out of the opportunities we have to educate in the physical. Activity - records that involve exercise, whether physical or otherwise; e.g. various games, personal interactions, etc. Resource - records meant for reference and information; e.g. PE funding resources, bibliographies, etc.
11.)Physical Education and Technology Resources is a site for finding resources that help teachers integrate technology into their Physical Education curriculum.
12.)PE Universe is a Social Network for PE Teachers. There are videos, discussions, and an idea clipboard where you can jot down your ideas to get to them later. Remember, even PE teachers can use Educational Technology.
13.)PE Central is the premier site for health and physical education tea hers, parents, and students. The goal of the site is to provide the latest information about developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children. You can find lesson plans, assessments, discussion boards, activities, videos, and more.
14.)Free Online Health Games provides games and activities for learning about various aspects of Health. There are games on medical terminology, heart disease, health and fitness, etc.
15.)The Physical Educators Resource is an online directory that aims to provide useful web links and other helpful resources for professionals in the field of physical education.

Tech Integration Apps and online Tools
Grade level

Skills development

Coaches Eye
Simply point to record your desired sports action or choose existing video footage. You are then able to review the video frame by frame, draw and highlight points of interest and best yet you can record a narration over the top of the video further emphasizing points of interest.
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Download from Apple App Store

Skills analysis
A free application that allows users to log statistical information during games/activity. Teachers can define skills that they would like to observe, add players and then rate those skills and actions on a scale of “Bad” to “Good”. A great way to determine individual strengths and weaknesses.

PE Apps
An index of all of the latest apps appropriate for Phys Ed classes into one easy to use app. The app also provides users with a series of classroom based activities

Game play analysis

A superb match analysis app from Dr Grant Abt and Dr Lee Nelson. Any combination of Player, Location, Action, Time and Outcome (PLATO) can be recorded. PLATOSPORT also allows you to graph the results directly on your device and then share them by email. Have injured students complete intense analysis. Will be using this FOR sure during VCE PE next year. A must have

iMotion HD
A free application that makes stop motion animation dead simple. Use it in PE. class to complete a time lapsed lesson. How about stop motion dancing? or using it to breakdown a sports skill.


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