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: Engaging Youth in a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program

A Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) aims to enable students to achieve 60 minutes of daily physical activity. But, how often are youth engaged in shaping these opportunities? Youth can play an important role in creating a culture of school physical activity by acting as key decision makers.  Springboard to Active Schools and Health… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Tools For CSPAP Implementation, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Education

CDC: Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

An introduction to Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Community (WSCC) model and the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) framework. It includes an explanation of the five components of CSPAP and a list of resources to support each component.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information, Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Recess, Physical Activity Before & After School, Staff Involvement, Family & Community Engagement

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

Ideas for Parents: Classroom Physical Activity

This one-pager shares ideas for parents to promote classroom physical activity in their child’s school.

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

Spark: Inclusive Strategies for Recess Activities

Suggestions on ways to instruct peers on how to best include students with disabilities in recess activities.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Recess

CDC and SHAPE America: Keeping Recess in Schools

Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance article that explains the benefits of recess and describe strategies to help schools keep recess in the school day and create a culture of physical activity that uses recess as a catalyst for learning.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Physical Activity During School, Recess

CDC: School Health Index

An online self-assessment and planning tool that schools can use to improve their health and safety policies and programs.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information