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

Integrate Classroom Physical Activity in Schools: A Guide for Putting Strategies into Practice

This guide provides key questions and activities, along with practical templates that teachers and other champions can use to help them adopt, promote, enhance, or sustain the strategies identified in Strategies for Classroom Physical Activity in Schools.

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity

Online Platform: Integrate Classroom Physical Activity in Schools

This online platform provides a comprehensive look at the strategies identified in Strategies for Classroom Physical Activity in Schools. It includes key questions and activities, templates and tools, stories from the field that show how the strategies are being used in different states, and resources aligned with each of the recommended strategies.

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity

Data Brief: Integrate Classroom Physical Activity in Schools

This brief outlines the definition of classroom physical activity, provides a snapshot of current classroom physical activity practices in the U.S., and highlights ways to improve classroom physical activity through national guidance and practical strategies and resources.

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

Strategies for Classroom Physical Activity in Schools

This document describes 10 evidence-based strategies for promoting and planning for classroom physical activity.

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

Webinar: Addressing Physical Activity in Youth – From Evidence to Practice

With close to 60 million students enrolled in grades K-12 nationally, schools are critical settings to promote physical education and physical activity (PE/PA). By creating environments that encourage students to be physically active and reach the nationally-recommended 60 minutes a day, schools can further contribute to the health and academic success of its students. Through… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information

Recognize and reward schools that have successfully implemented classroom physical activity strategies – A story from Colorado

Recognize and reward schools that have successfully implemented classroom physical activity strategies A story from Colorado   “Colorado has broken down stereotypes about movement and learning through an awards program.” Terry Jones, CEO and President Wellness Training Specialists For the past eight years, Colorado has recognized and rewarded schools and districts that have made a… Read more »

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

Track data to build buy-in and sustainability – A story from Indiana

Track data to build buy-in and sustainability A story from Indiana   “[Classroom physical activity] data can be used to identify ways to support teachers, celebrate schools, encourage new partnerships, and leverage more funding.” Jessica Yoder, Childhood Obesity Program Coordinator Indiana Department of Health We spoke with Ms. Yoder to learn how schools and districts… Read more »

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

Use data to set realistic goals for implementing and monitoring classroom physical activity – A story from South Carolina

Use data to set realistic goals for implementing and monitoring classroom physical activity A story from South Carolina   Dr. Colin Webster, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina, served as one of the original directors for the Partnerships for Active Children in Elementary Schools… Read more »

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

Make the case for promising practices by collecting and sharing data – A story from Utah

Make the case for promising practices by collecting and sharing data A story from Utah   “What gets measured, gets improved…” Tim Best, Healthy Lifestyles Director Davis School District Tim Best, Healthy Lifestyles Director for Davis School District in Utah, found that compelling data was required to “turn the battleship” and convince administrators that physical… Read more »

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