To purchase equipment including pedometers, heart rate monitors, stethoscopes, and nutritional/health videos for students to learn how to monitor vitals and gain an understanding of their own health and healthy life style choices.
To purchase tumbling mats, wobble boards, foam balance beams, Lolo balance balls, agility ladders and hurdles for physical education. The equipment appeals to all developmental levels, kindergarten through 5th grade, and aligns with the California Elementary Physical Content Standards.
The SPECTRA art program is a slide based educational art curriculum that involves all learning styles and engages students in creating successful and meaningful artwork. After viewing slides, discussing the technique, cultural and social significance students are guided through a grade appropriate hands on lesson.
This program is combining Physical Education Standards with developing student interests and skills for like long participation and application. Student strength balance, coordination, flexibility, rhythm postural control and cardiovascular fitness will be addressed with the creative use of balance/stability balls, aerobic steps and Yoga mats. Student progress and skill development required in state standards will be enriched and enhanced by a program that extends their learning during regular physical education classes and beyond.
Have you walked a minimum of 10,000 steps today? Second - fifth grade students will apply math, social studies and science skills while learning to use pedometers in PE class. Pedometers clip to student's waistband and provide an electronic display of distance traveled, calories burned and number of steps taken. Pedometers are proven to increase student movement motivation and build personal awareness of exercise needed for baseline health and fitness.
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