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  • Essentials of Team Building

    Essentials of Team Building – Includes DVD (Grades 4-12)

    $42

    Help your students develop positive team building skills with this 248 page resource that includes a DVD with video clips of 25 challenge demonstrations. Also includes are reproducible challenge and organizer cards! The authors, with two successful books on team building and 30 years of team-building experience, offer a day-by-day guide for implementing activities and challenges for individual sessions, units, or an entire semester…


  • Complete Guide to Sports Education

    Complete Guide to Sport Education (Grades 4-12)

    $39

    Complete Guide to Sport Education will help your students keep children active. It offers theory and application for games, sports, and fitness activities. The teacher resources make it easy to prepare for, administer, and assess the program.


  • International Games

    International Games (Grades 5-12)

    $22

    You can find many books that build the motor skills that kids need to succeed in a variety of physical activities and sports. But not many books open kids’ eyes to the cultures and traditions of other countries, giving them a greater appreciation for and understanding of the world around them at the same time.

    International Games: Building Skills Through Multicultural Play features 65 games from 32 countries. The games build players’ physical skills while increasing their cultural awareness, so they focus on the similarities between people no matter where they come from.


  • Planet Health

    Planet Health – An Interdisciplinary Curriculum (Grades 6-8)

    $62

    An Interdisciplinary Curriculum for Teaching Middle School Nutrition and Physical Activity helps teachers tackle a growing problem among adolescents: Not enough physical activity, too much TV, and poor eating habits. The innovative curriculum was developed by the Harvard School of Public Health and implemented in field trials by teachers and kids…


  • Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills

    Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills – Includes DVD (Grades 6-12)

    $62

    Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills: A Tactical Games Approach (2nd edition) contains 245 actual lessons for popular team sports (basketball, soccer, volleyball, softball), individual sports (badminton, tennis, golf, bowling), and fun international sports (lacrosse, rugby, cricket). Based on a reflective coaching model called the “Tactical Games Approach,” your students will be more successful, active, and self-motivated as they learn these winning game tactics and strategies. This book explains how to apply this approach through ready-to-use lessons to help you do it!


  • Fitness for Life

    Fitness for Life – 5th Edition (Grades 6-12)

    $39

    Fitness for Life, the original and best-selling middle and high school textbook for teaching lifelong health and fitness, just got better. Authors Charles B. Corbin and Ruth Lindsey raised the bar several notches for middle and high school fitness texts, retaining the strengths from their previous edition and adding numerous new features and enhancements.


  • Physical Best Activity Guide

    Physical Best Activity Guide (Grades 6-12)

    $29

    This revised activity guide provides a comprehensive collection of health-related physical fitness activities. More than 50 activities that cover aerobic fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition. The new edition offers exciting, teacher-tested activities to help rejuvenate existing programs or develop new programs that encourage lifelong participation in health-related physical activity.


  • Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education

    Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education (Grades 6-12)

    $34

    Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education provides teachers and recreation and outdoor leaders with outdoor activities as well as the expertise to expand students’ understanding of the outdoors and develop their character. Units are included for challenge initiatives that don’t require a ropes course, frontcountry camping, backcountry camping, outdoor cooking techniques, land navigation, casting and angling, and archery. Also discussed are rock climbing and canoeing and kayaking.


  • Character Building Activities

    Character-Building Activities (Grades 6-12)

    $25

    Preteens and teens need help in acquiring the social skills to appropriately handle challenging situations. Without those skills, a minor disagreement can often escalate into a physical confrontation. And that’s where Character-Building Activities: Teaching Responsibility, Interaction, and Group Dynamics comes in…


  • It's Not Just Gym Anymore

    It’s Not Just Gym Anymore – Teaching Secondary School Students (Grades 9-12)

    $35

    Learn how to get kids more involved in their physical education classes’ and how to get them to stay active beyond high school! In It’s Not Just Gym Anymore, national high school physical education teacher of the year Bane McCracken shows you how to develop a program that prepares students to be physically active after they graduate…


  • Quality Lesson Plans for Secondary PE

    Quality Lesson Plans for Secondary Physical Education – 2nd Edition (Grades 9-12)

    $62

    Quality Lesson Plans for Secondary Physical Education, Second Edition, is a gold mine for physical education teachers. The new units in the book not only reflect the current standards in physical education; but they also help you make physical education fun for students. Use Quality Lesson Plans for Secondary Physical Education, Second Edition, to provide the highest-quality programming for your students and turn kids on to physical education.