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

When the Classroom is Our Home: Adapting Physical Activity to Fit Your Space

Hi everyone! Brittany here from Springboard to Active Schools. See this photo? It’s probably the only time of day where my two kids (2nd grade and preschool) are focused, excited, and not fighting (hooray!). In our chaotic household of two working parents trying to homeschool, that is a total win! Today, in honor of National PE… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Blogs
Resource Topic: Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Family & Community Engagement

Data Brief: Involve School Staff in Promoting Physical Activity

Staff can be positive role models for students by being physically active in and out of school and getting involved in the school’s employee wellness program. This brief highlights national data to describe the state of staff involvement in physical activity in schools in the United States and identifies key strategies and ideas that school… Read more »

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

Online Learning Institute: Creating a Culture of Physical Activity in Your Context – A CSPAP Working Session

A Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) is a key framework for schools that ensures that students are reaching the nationally recommended 60 minutes of physical activity every day. However, at first glance, implementing a CSPAP may feel overwhelming and like an additional item on a school’s immense “to-do” list.  Participants will consider the national landscape around… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Tools For CSPAP Implementation, Webinars
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information, Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Physical Activity Before & After School, Family & Community Engagement

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

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