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Teaching Physical Education and Health

Websites for PE and Health Teachers

Run, Jump, Learn! How Exercise can Transform our School: John J. Ratey, MD at TEDxManhatten Beach

While exercise in good for the body, Dr. John J. Ratey, MD, argues it is more important for the brain, especially when it comes to students in the classroom. Citing scientific studies and real world examples, this internationally recognized expert in the brain-exercise connection demonstrates how we can raise test scores, lower behavioral problems, and help the overall well-being of today's students with fitness based physical education. (Published on Nov 18, 2012; YouTube)


PE and Health Lesson Plans Online

The list of online lesson plans below is from  Lesson Plans Online K-12, a Library Research Guide. There are more lesson plans on this guide. Many of the links below will other teaching resources such as printables, games, worksheets, etc.