Lisa Perry, PE/PA Senior Advisor Alliance for a Healthier Generation Sunday 2-4 PMLearn to Move, Move to LearnParticipants will learn strategies and get ideas to successfully infuse physical activity into the classroom no matter the subject area or grade level. Participants will leave this session with the tools, resources and strategies that are sure to get students moving and learning more.
Melanie Levenberg, Program Director DANCEPL3YMonday 3-6 PM TEACHING DANCE FOR UNDERSTANDING – A NEW MODEL FOR DANCE IN PETeaching Dance for Understanding (TDfU) offers educators a simple framework and activities that optimize student engagement, physical activity, positive thinking, group work, and creative thinking skills. This active learning workshop goes through the 6 Phases of the TDfU framework where educators learn how to implement engaging, relevant and physically-active plans and units. Participants will explore a variety of dance genres (Hip Hop, African, Bollywood, Tango etc.) and learn how to lead simple dances using an interACTIVE class style. Teachers will also gain an understanding of different ways to assess outcomes for National and State Standards in Physical Education and Dance. Get Assessment Rubrics for Phys Ed and Dance curricula, PLUS Tutorial Videos, Choreography Notes and Lesson Ideas!
Jessica Lawrence, Director Cairn Guidance Monday 3-6 PMSkills-Based Health EducationThis 3-hour, session will provide health educators with the opportunity to begin to build or improve an instructional unit for their K-12 classroom. Participants will be introduced to and use a variety of resources and tools, including health education rubrics, CDCs Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) and RMC Health’s Health Skills Models. Participants will have the opportunity to review quality health education assessments from other educators and practice using rubrics to score student work. An assessment development toolkit will be shared that will provide support to educators on how to develop and implement quality assessments that allow students to demonstrate skills, not just knowledge gained.