Physical education teachers improve kids’ mental wellness, show them how sustain the bodily health, and establish a culture of both fun and learning. And while they’re busy molding a better future, PE teachers tackle several other roles to keep the school running swimmingly.
Serious question. How do you juggle all this without taking at least one nap a day?
Of course, not every PE teacher faces the same obstacles. That’s why we’ve designed this quiz that reveals which tools and resources are ideal for your unique situation.
If you had to pick only one, which of these would you most want your students to learn?
In your opinion, what’s the biggest health crisis young people face today?
You’re not in school. What are you most likely doing?
Which best describes your reason for becoming a physical education teacher?
Your students would describe you as…
Yoga Practices to Enhance Student Focus and Health
Using the techniques from the course, you’ll be able to include yoga practices in your instruction, which will help your students develop the social-emotional, cognitive, and physical skills they’ll need beyond the classroom.
Physical Education for Fitness and the Future
In this course, you will gain practical strategies to enhance standards-based instruction, assessment, and adaptations for students with disabilities. Teachers will also learn fresh ways to embed social-emotional learning and to advocate for inclusivity.
Health Education for Students’ Lifelong Wellness
In this course, you will learn strategies to support students’ physical, mental, and social-emotional health as you empower them to care for their own. Through the exploration of health and wellness resources, you’ll discover ways to collaborate, advocate, and build students’ motivation to pursue healthy habits.
Enhancing Physical Education with Technology Tools
During this course, you will explore how tech can be used to ensure curriculum is diverse, equitable, and inclusive, and the many ways tech can track and assess progress, all leading to a lifetime of fitness.
Coaching Athletes for Character
This course will allow you to envision a clear coaching framework, strategies for teaching life skills, grace in accepting defeat, and the ability to foster respect among athletes. You’ll have help to develop your coaching philosophy, understand the coach's role in teaching life lessons, model appropriate responses to wins and losses, emphasize respect in sportsmanship, and devise methods for evaluating your progress.