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: Moving Towards Equity – Reaching Every Student Through Physical Activity and Physical Education in Schools

Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.[1] Yet, not all students have these opportunities. When looking at data nationally, certain students consistently have poorer outcomes, and these differences are seen by factors such as race, income level, gender, and ability. Ensuring that all students have… Read more »

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

Webinar: Active Classrooms 101: Get Up and Moving

Get answers to the questions: What is an active classroom, why are they successful, and who benefits and why? Neuroscience supports the link between movement and improved learning, so find out how active classrooms can increase student performance, improve behavior and elevate student engagement. Then learn how to use a suite of free resources developed… Read more »

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

Online Learning Institute: Concrete Strategies for School Leaders to Implement High‐Quality Enhanced Physical Education Policy and Practice

Cultivating champions is a key strategy for advocating for physical education programs in local districts and schools and policy adoption at the state level.  Effective policy change and implementation requires strong leadership support and two ways to do that are educating potential champions on the influence of high-quality enhanced PE practices and policies on health,… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Sustainability, Staff Involvement, Family & Community Engagement

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

Webinar: Increasing Active Play at Recess through Painted Play Spaces

Recess is an important way to keep students active during the school day, in addition to physical education and physical activity. Challenges like scheduling, funding, physical resources, and staff training can make it hard to kick start or maintain recess in a school. One organization figured out how to overcome these barriers while increasing moderate to… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Recess

Webinar: Integrating Classroom Physical Activity – Putting Strategies Into Action (State, District/School Level)

Classroom physical activity is an important part of a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP), giving students opportunities for physical activity during the school day in addition to physical education and recess. This webinar provides an in-depth look at the new Strategies for Classroom Physical Activity in Schools and related practical resources, developed by Centers for Disease… Read more »

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

Webinar: Integrating Classroom Physical Activity – Putting Strategies Into Action (Public Health Institutes & National Organizations)

Classroom physical activity is an important part of a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP), giving students opportunities for physical activity during the school day in addition to physical education and recess. This webinar provides an in-depth look at the new Strategies for Classroom Physical Activity in Schools and related practical resources, developed by Centers for Disease… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
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

Webinar: Addressing Physical Activity in Youth

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 this… Read more »

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

From Classroom to Playground: Practical Tips for Using Recess Resources

Whether you are a school-level practitioner or a technical assistance provider, there are numerous resources to help support successful implementation of recess in schools. This webinar will highlight recess resources from SHAPE America, CDC – Healthy Schools, and Springboard to Active Schools (specifically, Strategies for Recess in Schools, Recess Planning in Schools, and Keep Recess… Read more »

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