Step To It Guide to Extension Activities

If you would like to explore other possibilities related to pedometer use in the classroom additional suggestions and resources beyond the Step To It Exploration have been provided.

Online Resources:

Project Aces

http://www.projectaces.com/
Project ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) designates a day each year that all schoolchildren do some form of exercise. Each school organizes their own participation through the program (45-50 minutes).

Up-to-date techniques and information about teaching

http://www.pelinks4u.org
Resource site for physical education.

Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

http://www.fitness.gov
The health, and physical activity, fitness and sports information website of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Kids Walk

http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/kidswalk
A community-based program that aims to increase opportunities for daily physical activity by encouraging children to walk to and from school in groups accompanied by adults.

Jump Rope for Heart

http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=2360
Jump Rope For Heart promotes the value of physical activity to elementary school children while showing them they can contribute to their community's welfare.

Hoops for Hearts

http://www.aahperd.org/hoops/skills_inclusive.html
For years the game of basketball has been a staple of physical education programs across the nation. Now with Hoops For Heart, a joint project of AAHPERD and the AHA, kids can play the game they love while saving lives, learning about heart health, and helping others.

PE Central

http://www.pecentral.org
A site for health and physical education teachers, parents and students.


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