Resource Directory

In addition to resources and blogs created by Springboard to Active Schools, featured CSPAP resources were taken from CDC's newly published resource, Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

Online Learning Institute: Supporting Young People through Movement and Play Beyond the School Day

NOTE: This Online Learning Institute was held on April 15, 2021. Below is information and resources from the training. In order to help young people reach 60 minutes of daily physical activity, school health leaders should take advantage of every opportunity to infuse movement into all parts of the day. While physical education, recess, and… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Activity Before & After School

Webinar: Integrating Movement into Your Math Lessons

Note: This webinar was part of Active Classrooms Month 2021 Join us for this fun, energizing, and interactive virtual training on incorporating movement during math! Learn practical, kinesthetic strategies for boosting fluency, building number sense and critical thinking. All participants will receive the Math & Movement Training Manual e-book that contains over 250 engaging math-movements…. Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity

Webinar: Integrating Movement into Your Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies Lessons

Note: This webinar was part of Active Classrooms Month 2021 Opportunities to incorporate movement into the classroom are everywhere, including while teaching academic subjects. This webinar will highlight ideas for reinforcing language arts, science, and social studies standards in both virtual and in-person classrooms through movement from Active Academics, www.activeacademics.org Objectives Practice using movement to… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity

Webinar: Integrating Movement into Classroom Culture

Note: This webinar was part of Active Classrooms Month 2021 Incorporating movement into the classroom has the potential to increase student learning preparedness, improve behavior, and promote overall health. There are various strategies for adding physical activity opportunities to existing lesson plans that can be done simply and without a lot of prep, materials, or… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity

Help teachers provide physical activity for their students with disabilities

Help teachers provide physical activity for their students with disabilities A story from Maryland   Physical activity is an important part of every young person’s overall health and well-being, especially for students with disabilities. All students, regardless of ability, should have the opportunity to get 60 minutes of physical activity every day, yet only 24%… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Stories from the Field
Resource Topic: Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity

Data Brief: Provide Physical Activity Before and After School

Physical activity before and after school is another key component of helping young people stay active and healthy. By incorporating physical activity before and after school, it provides young people additional opportunities to try new activities and practice skills learned in physical education – all while improving their mental and emotional well-being, physical health, and… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Data Briefs
Resource Topic: Physical Activity Before & After School

Webinar: Integrating Movement for All: Physical Activity and Youth with Disability

Note: This webinar was part of Active Classrooms Month 2021 Physical activity promotes children and adolescent’s growth and development while addressing physical, mental, and cognitive health. Youth with disabilities experience limited opportunities for participation in physical activities compared to youth without disabilities. This webinar will help attendees to recognize and identify inclusion elements and strategies… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity

Webinar: Active Classrooms 101

Note: This webinar was part of Active Classrooms Month 2021 What do we mean when we say “active classrooms”? This webinar will provide an overview of active classrooms, including the definition, benefits, and strategies for getting young people up and moving in both the in-person and virtual classroom. See: https://schoolspringboard.org/classroomphysicalactivity Objectives Define classroom physical activity… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity

Online Learning Institute: Physical Health as Mental Health – Integrating Social Emotional Learning Strategies into Physical Activity

NOTE: This Online Learning Institute was held on December 10, 2020. Below is information and resources from the training. During this interactive session, participants will learn about intentionally integrating social emotional learning strategies into in-person, virtual, and hybrid classroom physical activity as a way to promote mental and physical health in young people. Participants will… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Physical Activity Before & After School

Keeping Kids Physically Active: Tips for Caregivers

A one-pager with simple tips and suggestions for parents/caregivers on how to support children and youth in getting 60 minutes of physical activity every day.

Resource Type: Springboard Resources
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity