Announcing the new SPARK Inclusive PE Guidebook, Workshop, and Starter Pack!
 

The SPARK Inclusive PE Guidebook provides over 200 pages of resources designed for Physical Education (PE) teachers who teach a general PE class that includes students with disabilities. The guidebook provides information and strategies for creating an inclusive environment so that all students can be successful by participating in an authentic and enjoyable PE class. The guidebook includes skill adaptations, lesson modifications, sample lesson plans, and instructional strategies for 12 disability categories.

The Inclusive PE Specialty Workshop is half or full day, on-site workshop that provides strategies to create an inclusive environment, adapt activities and equipment, and accommodate students during skill-based instruction. Workshop participants learn how to modify lessons plans for specific disabilities and how to better meet the needs of their students. Workshop activities provide opportunities for hands-on learning in order to create an inclusive environment that benefits ALL students.

The Sportime Inclusive PE Starter Pack provides expert-selected products, specifically designed to enable success, to substitute for a variety of physical education equipment to keep all students physically active and engaged during PE. The pack includes a variety of tactile balls and bell balls, plus a pop-up target, foam noodles, juggling scarves, jingle bracelets, directional arrows, numbered spot markers, CatchPads, a lightweight exercise band, and a Califone hearing protector. This Starter Pack also includes the SPARK Inclusive PE Guidebook Set 3, which provides the guidebook in print and digital format.

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Inclusive PE Specialty Workshop Contest

In partnership with Let's Move! Active Schools, we are excited to announce the opportunity to win an Inclusive PE Workshop, Guidebook, and Equipment Pack!

Enter the contest to win an Inclusive PE Workshop to bring an interactive professional development experience to your school or district.  The hands-on workshop provides strategies to create an inclusive environment, adapt activities and equipment, and accommodate students during skill-based instruction.

The winning school will also receive the new SPARK Inclusive PE Guidebook and Sportime Inclusive PE Starter Pack to provide the resources you need to include students with disabilities in your PE class. In addition, the winning school will receive a $500 voucher to purchase PE supplies for the workshop.

Entries will be open 3/14/17 - 4/30/17. Complete the short contest entry form to tell us how an Inclusive PE Workshop and resources would help your school/district create a more Active School environment and increase physical education and physical activity opportunities for all students.

Eligibility:

  • K-12 schools in the United States
  • School must be enrolled with Let’s Move! Active Schools (www.letsmoveschools.org) and have completed the Let’s Move! Active Schools school assessment by 4/30/17.

Entry Instructions:

  • CLICK HERE to open the entry form.
  • Only one entry per school will be accepted.
  • Must complete ALL information on the entry form and stay within word limits.
  • Entries must be submitted online at the designated web address.
  • Handwritten, faxed, emailed, or mailed entries will NOT be accepted.
  • Entry period opens Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
  • Entry period closes at 11:59pm Eastern Time Sunday, April 30, 2017.
  • The winner will be announced by May 19, 2017.
  • The workshop can be booked with at least 8 weeks notice (earliest would be week of July 19th). Please indicate your estimated workshop date on the entry form.
The Winning School will receive:

Total award value = over $3,500!

Contest Entry Form Questions:

To help you prepare to complete the contest entry form, here is the information that you will need.

  • Applicant contact information
  • Number of students your school services
  • Percentage of free/reduced lunch at your school
  • Enrollment in Let's Move! Active Schools and completion of the school assessment
  • Type of PE Curriculum currently used at your school
  • How your school places students with disabilities in PE class (general PE, Adapted PE, other)
  • Estimated workshop date (must be after July 19, 2017)
  • Administrative support for hosting the Inclusive PE workshop at your school
  • How your PE class currently fosters an Inclusive PE environment
  • 3 Strengths and 3 Challenges of your Physical Education program
  • How will winning this contest help your school?
  • CLICK HERE to open the entry form at get started! (after 3/14/17)

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