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

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

SHAPE America: Case Study: Let the Games Begin

Case study from Thomasville Primary School in North Carolina that describes their efforts to kick start their Active Recess Program through grants, policy changes, teacher engagement, and administrative support.

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

SHAPE America: Top 10 Reasons for Recess

Interactive infographic that describes the benefits of recess in schools.

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