Institute for Educational Development


Location: SEATTLE
Date: May 10, 2019


$259.00 per person
Group Price: $239.00
*For 3 or more people regestering at the same time

Practical Routines, Engaging Activities and Motivating Games to Strengthen Your PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM (Grades K-8)

NEW Seminar Presented By
Ann Thompson-Hague

Outstanding Physical and Health Education Teacher, Presenter/Mentor

Specifically Designed for Physical Education Teachers and Classroom Teachers Teaching Physical Education in Grades K-8

  • New, practical routines, exercises, games and activities for enhancing physical education instruction in grades K - 8
  • Timesaving tips for maximizing instructional time in your PE classes
  • Specific skills and strategies to reduce challenging behaviors in PE
  • Proven strategies to elevate all students’ PE skills using dynamic and engaging drills

Practical Strategies

In this highly engaging NEW seminar, experienced physical and health education teacher, Ann Thompson-Hague will share many new engaging activities from her highly successful physical education program designed specifically to encourage maximum success and participation. You’ll learn new, creative activities to increase and maximize your instructional time.

Whether you are a classroom K-8 grade teacher teaching PE or you are a PE specialist, you will leave with new ideas that align with the nationally recognized Physical Education Standards. Ann will share practical activities that provide structured opportunities for students to actively enhance their own competency in motor skills and movement patterns. Teamwork will be a component of almost every activity shared throughout this highly active seminar. You will have a chance to actively participate in a wide variety of engaging PE activities presented throughout the day. Come prepared for a dynamic and fun seminar!

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to participate in this high-energy seminar that encourages maximum participation in physical education for all students. You will leave with practical strategies, drills and activities you can use immediately in your own physical education program.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Experience a Myriad of NEW and Innovative Activities for Grades K-8 Physical Education
    Learn a wide variety of new and innovative activities for strengthening your current PE program … All activities meet the National Physical Education Standards
  2. Incorporate Personalized, Highly Engaging Warm-up Exercises in the First 5-15 Minutes of Your PE Class
    Learn new and productive ways to get your class fully engaged with exercises that will excite every student in a fun, safe and exciting way

  3. Timesaving Tips: Make the Most of Every Minute in your PE Classes and Address the Uncooperative Physical Education Student
    Learn proven, time-tested ways to keep your routines and procedures organized that allow you to make the most of every minute in your class
  4. Make PE a Safe, Fun and Fair Experience for ALL Students
    Learn proven ways to assure that all students, regardless of ability, experience fun and success in your PE classes
  5. Learn Productive Ideas to Teach Your Students the Knowledge and Skills to Effectively Perform Physical Education Assessments While Having Fun
    Learn how to encompass everyone and recognize physical assessment in a positive way
  6. Fun and Practical Strategies to Teach Single Jump Rope and Double Dutch
    Discover engaging jump rope activities that will promote physical fitness and build endurance for a variety of individual and team sports
  7. Learn Successful Tips for Effective PE Routines and Procedures
    Learn to apply structured routines from the beginning until the end of your class
  8. Proven Techniques and Resources for the Additional Hats PE Teachers are Required to Wear
    Physical education teachers are often required to assume additional all-school activities such as field day, talent show and student health assessments … Learn timesaving techniques to more effectively manage large group and school-wide activities
  9. Increase Student PE Vocabulary Through Engaging Activities and Games
    Receive specific PE vocabulary activities that will support greater student comprehension in PE, including key terms in fitness, motor skills and sport-related games
  10. Receive an Extensive Grades K-8 Physical Education Resource Handbook
    You’ll leave with an extensive physical education resource handbook packed with new, fun, innovative activities you can use immediately designed to enhance your PE program, maximize your instructional time and most importantly increase active student participation

Specific Topics


Here's what you'll learn:
  • New and creative activities for enhancing physical education instruction in grades K-8
  • Incorporate fitness circuits and drills that address cardiovascular health, flexibility, strength, and endurance
  • Practical warm-up drills that get all students moving in a fun and engaging way
  • Cool-down games that create a fun way to calm and quiet a group
  • Functional ideas to form teams that eliminate hurt feelings
  • Learn new and engaging strategies to promote and advocate the physical education classroom
  • Practical, engaging movement activities that help create a fun, safe environment and promote the enjoyment of physical education
  • Innovative instructional techniques to make the most of your valuable PE instructional time
  • Successful daily routines for your PE program
  • Proven techniques and resources for the additional hats PE teachers are required to wear
  • Hands-on ideas, strategies and demonstrations to strengthen and enrich your current PE program
  • Successful ways to prior plan to improve the quality of your PE program
  • Ways to help your students learn to compete diligently without the emphasis on winning and losing
  • Successful ways to build student confidence through cooperation and teamwork
  • Classroom-tested lesson plans that are easy-to-follow and use limited equipment

A Message from Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

As a physical education specialist serving diverse student populations I realized how important prior planning, effective use of time management, and positive reinforcement is to the overall success of any PE class. In this seminar, I will share with you dozens of new and innovative activities and time-efficient routines to invigorate your current PE program. You will also have the opportunity to network with other colleagues in the physical education profession. My goal for this highly engaging seminar is for you to experience a wide variety of activities proven to be effective while maximizing your instructional time. Regardless if you are a new or experienced teacher, you will benefit greatly by attending.

You will take home effective positive solutions for classroom management and learn innovative ways to use with limited space or equipment. In many schools the PE teacher is also responsible for organizing a variety of extracurricular activities. I will share successful tips to more efficiently organize activities within your school and community.

This seminar will be filled with fun, engaging and motivating activities. My ultimate goal is to provide you with resources and skills that are effective and can be used right away. I look forward to meeting you and sharing my passion for teaching physical education.

Sincerely,
Ann Thompson-Hague

P.S. Not only will you receive an extensive physical education resource handbook packed with new, fun, practical activities but you will also have a chance to actively participate in a wide variety of engaging PE routines and activities. Come dressed to participate and prepared for a dynamic, engaging seminar!

Who Should Attend

Physical Education Teachers and Classroom Teachers Teaching Physical Education in Grades K-8

Special Benefits of Attending

  1. Extensive Physical Education Resource Handbook:
    Each participant will receive an extensive physical education resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar. The handbook includes:
    • New and creative activities for enhancing physical education instruction in grades K-8
    • Practical warm-up drills that get all students moving in a fun and engaging way
    • Cool-down games that create a fun way to calm and quiet a group
    • Functional ideas to form teams that eliminate hurt feelings
    • Practical, engaging movement activities that help create a fun, safe environment and promote the enjoyment of physical education
    • Successful daily routines for your PE program
  2. Meet and Share with Other Teachers of Physical Education:
    This seminar provides a wonderful opportunity for participants to meet and share ideas with other educators interested in enhancing their grades K-8 physical education programs.
  3. Consultation Available:
    Ann Thompson-Hague will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions and the unique needs of your own physical education program.
  4. Semester Credit Option:
    Brandman University Logo Graduate level professional development credit is available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at the seminar.
  5. Meet Inservice Requirements:
    At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.