Integrating Physical Activity into the Classroom: Practical Strategies for All School Health Leaders

Integrating Physical Activity into the Classroom: Practical Strategies for All School Health Leaders

November 10th 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm EST

Presented by Kate Holmes and Lina Jew

Incorporating physical activity into learning helps students manage feelings of anxiety and social isolation, improve concentration and motivation, and reduce sedentary time while also benefiting their academic performance. During COVID-19, teachers are faced with unique challenges of engaging students in a virtual environment and/or physically distanced and behind a mask. Integrating movement into the school day is a simple strategy to achieve engagement, connectedness, and community, no matter the learning environment. Springboard to Active Schools has developed two new resources to help teachers and caregivers easily integrate physical activity with a safety, inclusion, and equity lens in different learning settings. During this interactive webinar, presenters will provide both an in-depth look at these newly released resources and model using and adapting the printable energizer cards.

The Springboard Team asks all attendees to join this interactive webinar via video as we will be modeling physical activities throughout.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define classroom physical activity and describe how it positively influences student health and education outcomes.
  2. Identify the ten evidence-based strategies for classroom physical activity.
  3. Identify the specific resources available and activities to support implementation of classroom physical activity strategies.

Webinar Resources:

You may earn CEs by attending the live webinar, or by completing the knowledge check at a later date. ASHA members get free continuing education hours included with membership, non-members will have the opportunity to purchase certificates after the webinar.  Not sure if you’re a current ASHA member? Email info@ashaweb.org.