Institute for Educational Development


Location: PITTSBURGH
Date: December 19, 2018


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

Innovative, NEW Activities for Strengthening Your PHYSICAL EDUCATION Program (Grades K-8)

NEW Seminar Presented By
Debbie Lindgren

Award-Winning Physical Education Teacher, Author, SHAPE America Subject Matter Expert, and National PE Presenter

Specifically Designed for Physical Education Teachers and Specialists Working with Students in Grades K-8

  • New, innovative games and activities for enhancing physical education instruction in grades K-8
  • Effective tools to create a more inclusive PE program where all students feel successful – regardless of skills and experience
  • Practical strategies to ensure your students meet and exceed the National Physical Education Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes
  • Numerous fitness activities that even your reluctant students will find fun and motivating!

Come dressed to participate. This will be an active seminar where you will be learning a variety of activities and games to use with your students.

Practical Strategies

Join award-winning Physical Education teacher, SHAPE America Subject Matter Expert, and national presenter, Debbie Lindgren, for a NEW and innovative seminar filled with practical PE strategies perfect for all K-8 physical education teachers.

In this highly engaging seminar, you will learn a plethora of new ideas to strengthen your PE instruction, meet National Physical Education Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes, and create positive, inclusive learning opportunities for all your students – even those who have little or no confidence in their own physical abilities. You will have a chance to actively participate in a wide variety of engaging PE activities presented throughout the day. Come prepared for fun movement opportunities and a dynamic seminar!

Whether you are a new or experienced PE teacher, you will walk away with exciting and engaging strategies you can immediately implement in your own PE program. You will learn many new, innovative lessons and activities to maximize your instructional time and keep your students asking for more!

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. Create a More Effective PE Program that Will Keep Your Students Wanting More
    Learn dozens of new and innovative activities, lessons, games, and routines that will enhance your current PE program and leave all students looking forward to their next PE class
  3. Focus on the Positives of Physical Activity for Reluctant and Unmotivated Students
    Focus on getting students moving to increase their activity level and motivation to participate no matter their skills … Helpful ideas for creating healthy and active PE classes … Lessons and celebrations you can use!
  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. Build Student Confidence and Strengthen Overall Physical Skills
    Discover proven ways to help every student feel more confident while strengthening their physical abilities
  6. Incorporate Effective Management Strategies Designed Specifically for the Unique Needs of PE Teachers
    Teaching strategies and class-management ideas for large class sizes, lack of equipment, teaching indoors and outdoors, creating positive attitudes toward physical activity, and much more … Creative techniques to make the most of your valuable PE instructional time
  7. Create a More Inclusive Physical Education Program Where All Students Feel Included and Successful
    Discover practical ways to help all students experience success and positive involvement regardless of their abilities and experience
  8. Maximize Your PE Instructional Time
    Learn how to more quickly control your class and make teams or groups for any activity, which will save you valuable instructional time
  9. Discover New and Innovative Activities that Align with the National PE Standards
    Discover a wide variety of new and innovative activities and games that will strengthen your current program and meet national physical education standards
  10. Receive an Extensive Grades K-8 Physical Education Resource Handbook
    You will leave with an extensive physical education resource handbook packed with NEW, fun, innovative activities, lessons, and strategies that you can immediately implement to enhance your PE program, maximize your instructional time and increase student learning

Specific Topics


Here's what you'll learn:
  • New, innovative activities for enhancing physical education instruction in grades K-8
  • High-energy games and activities to help students meet and exceed the National Physical Education Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes
  • Practical, engaging movement activities that help create a fun, safe environment and promote the enjoyment of physical education
  • How to develop a physical fitness growth mindset to help students embrace their own physical fitness without comparing themselves to others
  • Hands-on ideas, strategies and demonstrations of innovative instructional techniques to make the most of your valuable PE instructional time
  • Proven methods for promoting high student engagement and learning in your PE classes
  • Proven ways to elevate the quality of PE skills using high interest partners, small-sided games and dynamic and engaging learning experiences
  • Classroom-tested lesson plans that are easy-to-follow and use limited equipment
  • Outstanding games and activities to use in a limited-space environment to get ALL your students moving in fun and safe ways
  • Reaching reluctant and unmotivated students who do not want to participate in PE
  • Fitness activities that will accommodate all abilities and large groups of students
  • Practical ideas, strategies and tips for addressing the wide range of skills and needs of all your students to create an inclusive PE program
  • Creative ways to help your students learn to compete without the emphasis on winning and losing

A Message from Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

I invite you to join me for an interactive day of new and innovative PE lessons, activities and teaching strategies that will take your PE program to the next level! Your students will thank you for showing them how much fun PE can be while learning and participating through motivating games and activities.

This dynamic, engaging and highly practical seminar will provide you with leading and best practices in physical education, all aligned with the National Physical Education Standards. All the activities I will share in this seminar have been extensively and successfully used with grades K-8 students with a wide variety of skills. My goal is to give you an array of successful ideas, strategies, and activities you can use immediately in your own PE classes, regardless of space or equipment limitations!

During this fun, hands-on day of learning, we will explore efficient assessment strategies to help you identify what students know and ways to empower them to succeed. We will also examine proven ways to create an inclusive learning environment where every student and teacher can be successful!

It is my goal that you leave our day together motivated, empowered and equipped with a plethora of new ideas and practical strategies that will WOW your students and make your program the best it can be!

Sincerely,
Debbie Lindgren

P.S. As an experienced PE teacher, I know how valuable your time is. I am confident you’ll love all of the engaging lessons and innovative strategies that you’ll be able to use immediately in your own physical education program.

Who Should Attend

Physical Education Teachers and Specialists Working with Students 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:
    • Helpful tips and strategies to improve your physical education program
    • Detailed descriptions of high-energy lessons, games and activities to help students meet and exceed the National Physical Education Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes
    • Practical, engaging movement activities that help create a fun, safe environment and promote the enjoyment of physical education
    • Fun cooperative activities requiring the entire group to work together
    • Proven management strategies to maximize your instructional time
    • Lists and links to helpful resources available for teachers
  2. Meet and Share with Other Physical Education Teachers:
    This seminar provides a wonderful opportunity for participants to meet and share ideas with other educators interested in enhancing their PE program.
  3. Consultation Available:
    Debbie Lindgren 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.