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

Moving Towards Equity Online Learning Institute Reflections

Equity is a concept that is widely discussed and applied in public health and I wanted to learn more on how to apply it to physical education (PE) and physical activity (PA) in the school setting. Back in February, I had an opportunity to learn more through Springboard’s Online Learning Institute focused on health equity… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Blogs
Resource Topic: Physical Education

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

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

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

Webinar: Promoting Active School Environments through Physical Education

In the “Promoting Active School Environments through Physical Education” webinar: Meet the National Network of Public Health Institutes/Health Resources in Action team and hear about their Menu of Support for 1305 partners in physical education and physical activity; Hear updates from CDC on new physical education evidence and resources, including highlights from the Secular Changes… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Education

Data Brief: Strengthen Physical Education in Schools

Physical education is an academic subject and is part of a well-rounded education. While many states require K-12 students to participate in some level of physical education, many physical education practices can be improved to help students meet the national recommendation of engaging in at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily. Physical education has… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Data Briefs
Resource Topic: Physical Education