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

4 Easy Ways for Health and PE Professionals to Support Classroom Physical Activity

The 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth reported that only 24% of US youth ages 6 to 17 meet the national recommendation of 60 minutes or more of daily physical activity. Imagine more than half a million school buses filled with students — that’s the number of children who are not… Read more »

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

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

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

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

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