The return from a break provides a nice opportunity to return to our roots in PE, establishing teamwork and building community with cooperative challenges. After defining the word “cooperation” (it doesn’t mean “when something is hard,” but it can be hard!), we were off to the races at partner stations. Students attempted the partner stand-up, the bubble ring toss, the tennis ball stack, navigated the minefield, and even built indoor cairns. The challenges were indeed hard but also filled with laughter and joy.
December 1, 2023
This past summer, the classroom teachers in pre-kindergarten to grade 2 selected books for summer reading related to food and used that theme to start the year in their classrooms. Teachers then worked together across grades to connect this topic…