Inventory Tips to Keep P.E. Equipment Organized

Anne Knight, Best Practices Chair Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing

 Aaron Beighle  As a young teacher, “Let’s take inventory” might have been my least favorite quote from my co-teachers. Fortunately, as I have aged, I have come to realize its importance. In physical education, pieces of equipment represent our “instructional supplies,” and to meet our program objectives sufficient equipment is essential. Given its importance, it would follow that we take …

Time to Step Up to the Plate!

President Arlo Pew Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

On behalf of Arizona Health and Physical Education President Arlo Pew, the Board of Directors would like to invite all interested professionals to submit a presentation proposal for the 2022 Arizona State Convention.  The theme this year is “Covering All the Bases”. We will be back in person at the Phoenix Convention Center, South Building, on November 2 and 3. …

Phoenix-based program using baseball as therapy for cognitive impairments, physical disabilities

Adapted Physical Education Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, News & Events

PHOENIX — A Phoenix-based program is using baseball as therapy for those with cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer’s, and veterans in the VA with chronic physical disabilities. One of the facilities they partner with is the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix. The Society for American Baseball Research has created a “Baseball Memories” program to facilitate discussions and reminisce about the …

Growth Mindset Journal

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing

Leadership Journals help teachers and students find their unique greatness! Download for FREE! 5-Day Growth Mindset Journal This journal is an intentional discovery focused on understanding and building Growth Mindset. Embrace challenges. Push through obstacles. Sustain your effort. Learn from feedback. And be inspired by others. Explore growth mindset for yourself. Then, introduce this Journal to your students. DOWNLOAD FREE

National Physical Education & Sport Week

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, SHAPE America

National PE & Sport Week (also known as May Week) is a celebration of the importance of physical education and health education, in addition to kicking off National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. This year — to celebrate 50 years of Title IX — we’ve included some Title IX-themed activities for you to use in your HPE classes. And as …

Announcing the 2022 State Convention Keynote Speaker

President Arlo Pew Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Arizona Health and Physical Education is pleased to announce that Jo Bailey will be the Keynote Speaker at the 2022 State Convention.  Jo teaches Physical Education at D.C. Everest Senior High School in Weston, Wisconsin. She has also taught in the UK and Hong Kong. Jo is a National Board Certified Teacher, a Google Certified Innovator, and was the 2013 …

SAVE THE DATE!

President Arlo Pew Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Wednesday, November 2nd and Thursday, November 3rd are the dates for the 2022 Arizona State Convention. We will all meet once again in person at the Phoenix Convention Center, South Building. Tuesday, November 1st will be our Workshop Day, and later that evening, Honor and Recognition Night and the Teacher of the Year Awards will take place at the Children’s …