Physical Education & Physical Activity

Fitness in the Classroom
Fitness in the Classroom

IAK Health Educators will provide teachers and students the opportunity to learn through movement. The interactive activities are built on subjects including: Math, Spelling, Reading, and Science. Movement activates the brain for optimal learning.


Fitness in the Classroom
Team Building

Students will learn about the characteristics of teamwork: respect, cooperation, communication, listening, and encouragement. Students will participate in interactive games that encourage working together.


Fitness in the Classroom
Tobacco & Vaping Prevention (3rd-5th)

Students will learn about different types of tobacco, the harmful chemicals in tobacco, types of vaping products, the harmful effects these products have on the body, and provides students with strategies to stay away from tobacco and vaping products.  Students will participate in interactive games that focus on making healthy choices for the respiratory system.  For 4th grade students, a pre-test and 60-day post-test are required for this lesson.


Fitness in the Classroom
Nutrition in PE

Students will be provided with basic nutrition education including the five food groups, food sources in each group, and the importance of a well-balanced diet.  Students will participate in a series of games including bowling, tag, and card games designed to educate and test knowledge of various nutrition topics.


Fitness in the Classroom
Incorporating Core Curriculum into PE

IAK Health Educators will provide teachers and students the opportunity to learn through movement. The interactive games are built on subjects including: Math, Spelling, Reading, and Science. Movement activates the brain for optimal learning.


Fitness in the Classroom
Action Based Learning (ABL)

ABL is designed based on the brain research that supports the link between movement and learning to improve academic performance and behavior.  Teachers and students will be provided the opportunity to learn how to incorporate movement into the classroom learning environment. Movement activates the brain for optimal learning.  To learn more about ABL visit our ABL Page.


 

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