Founders Award

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The Founder’s Award in honor of Arizona Health and Physical Educations founder, Ina Gittings. This honor will be awarded to a teacher that is currently teaching and has taught for 25 years or more and is still making a difference. This individual should not be currently retired. Below is a statement about Ina Gittings that may help with understanding the …

Teacher Attitudes toward Curriculum in Physical Education

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You are being invited to participate in a research study titled Teacher Attitudes toward Curriculum in Physical Education. This study is being done by Steve Palmer from Northern Arizona University. The purpose of this research study is to determine whether an online version of a survey that uses a “forced choice” answer format effectively captures teacher attitudes toward four physical …

2024 Teachers Institute and Leading Change

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Registration is selling fast! You won’t want to miss out on this exciting event for Arizona educators and leaders hosted by the Academic Standards team – created by teachers, for teachers.   ESSER Funds may be used for Conference Registration.  Remember: If you don’t use it you lose it! CONFERENCE REGISTRATION LINK Registration includes access to: – Over 100 Sessions – Keynote Speakers and …

Break the Stigma

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month! It is time to launch your Mental Health Awareness Projects at your school. Utilize the Beyond Lesson 3 Kit to help plan and promote your project throughout May. Submit your projects to our Legacy Banner Submission Form to win a free banner for your school. BEYOND LESSON 3 KIT

National Physical Education & Sport Week

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National PE & Sport Week is a celebration of the importance of physical education and health education, in addition to kicking off National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Health and physical education is a critical component of a well-rounded education. It’s where students learn: Fundamental motor skills needed to participate in physical activity, which is vital at all stages of …

Keep Kids Safe from Cyberbullying

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Everything is online these days. That includes bullying. Cyberbullying is bullying that happens over digital devices like phones, computers, gaming devices, and tablets. It can happen anywhere people can share, see, or react to content like social media, texting, or game chats. Cyberbullying could be sending, posting, or sharing negative, harmful, false, or mean content about someone else. Some cyberbullying even crosses the line into unlawful …

Join the Marathon Kids Advocate Team!

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Marathon Kids is on a mission to reach 1 million kids by 2028, and we need your help! To reach this goal, we need to grow our reach and number of active programs… and this means we need more COACHES!  We are looking for active Marathon Kids coaches who are willing to promote the program within their community, district, state, and beyond to …