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Australian Curriculum Health and Physical Education – View Year Level Descriptors, Content Elaborations, Achievement Standards, General Capabilities and Cross Curriculum Priorities. Download the entire curriculum or specific aspects of it to suit your needs.

CHANGE IT – A key feature of Playing for Life is the introduction of simple variations to games in order to maximise participation and accommodate a range of ability levels and backgrounds while meeting game objectives. The acronym CHANGE IT highlights some of the elements of a game that can be changed to make it easier or harder, to include and challenge all players.

BBC School Radio Let’s Move Podcasts – Movement and dance series for children aged 4 – 6.

Coaching Young Athletes – This blog aims to share an array of thoughts, ideas, tips and tricks related to coaching and teaching athletics.

AFL Community: Senior PE resources.

AFL Community: Health and Physical Education

What’s my vertical leap?: What’s My Vertical is a web browser based vertical jump calculation tool that lets users accurately measure their vertical jump height.

ThePhysicalEducator.com – We know that there are amazing Physical Educators out there who are doing everything they can to keep their students engage in their learning. We know that there are Physical Educators who take pride in their work, who work overtime to find new ways to grow as professionals, and who are looking to get rid of that “gym” teacher stereotype once and for all.

From the PhysicalEducator.com: Invasion games, Net & Wall Games, Striking & Fielding Games, Target Games, Pursuit/Evade Games, Cooperation Games, Foundational, Movement Games, Theme Games

iPhysEd – Nathan is a Physical Education specialist currently based in Singapore. He is the founder of iPhys-Ed.com: the definitive guide to Inquiry & Technology in Physical Education. He is committed to collaborating with other 21st century Physical Educators to improve the standard of Physical Education instruction all around the world.

The PE Geek– Jarrod is a Physical Education teacher from country Victoria Australia, with a passion and enthusiasm for the role emerging technologies play within teaching and learning. He is first and foremost an advocate for lifelong movement and physical activity, however realises the power of 21st century technologies that can shape new age teaching pedagogies.

MEL HAMADA – Originally from Canberra, Australia, Mel has worked in Japan, UK, Tanzania, Vietnam and Australia for the last 13 years. She has worked in Elementary, Middle and High Schools as a Science and Physical Education teacher and mostly in the International Baccalaureate (IB).

PhysEdGames – You Tube channel. Simple easy to understand and implement PE games.

MyPEexam – You Tube channel. Senior Physical Education exam concepts.

TeachPE – Youtube channel includes sports drills on soccer, rugby, badminton, athletics, football, netball, tennis, badminton, U8’s youth soccer, basketball, healthy eating, free weight exercises, track and field.

PE Scholar  – A free community website for sharing high quality PE resources, lesson plans and articles. Great range of lesson plans and ideas. Brilliant resource.

7 Games to get kids moving

Fundamental Movement Skills – These videos explain a wide variety of fundamental movement skills. Great for primary teachers not sure about teaching physical education.

PE Central – lesson ideas K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12. A great resource.

Jump Rope – would you like your students to learn jump rope skills but not comfortable doing it yourself or maybe you want to get some new ideas. Try Physedpomeroy’s jump rope videos.

SHINE SA – SHINE SA is the lead sexual health agency in South Australia. We work in partnership with government, health, education and community agencies and communities to improve the sexual health and wellbeing of South Australians.

Minus 18 – Provide mental health and peer mentoring support to thousands of same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people from all over Australia. Lots of articles on sexuality, gender, health and personal stories, all written by Australian youth.

Ansell Sex Ed – This online resource is sponsored by Ansell and moderated by an experienced teacher and teacher trainer at ARCSHS. Ansell Sex Ed. is an on-line community library designed to support you, the sex education teachers of Australia; it gathers in the one place information and resources to keep you up to date on all things sex ed.

Human Sexuality – Kindergarten to Year 8 black line masters

Kids Health – Three sections to the site: parents, kids and teens. A variety of health topics. Found the ‘How the Body Works’ section in the Kids section useful for middle school students.

National Heart Foundation – Want to know how the heart works and heart health?

Cancer SA

SunSmart – SunSmart works with primary and secondary schools, early childhood centres, workplaces, health professionals, local government and sporting clubs and other organisations to promote a healthy approach to UV exposure.

E-Life Saving – Bronze e-Lifesaving is an interactive e-learning program that challenges and engages youth on issues such as risk-taking behaviour, peer influences and alcohol consumption when recreating in and around water.

Child Youth Health – A wide range of topics found under the following headings: Parenting and Child Health, Kids Health, Teen Health, Young Adult Health and Pregnancy.

Law Stuff – Legal information for children and youth. Great topics like internet downloading, bullying at school, sexting and sexual assault. Wide range of topics and explains the laws as they are for each state in Australia.

Healthline Body Maps – a great tool to help secondary students learn about human anatomy.

BioDigital Human -Requires Google Chrome (or Firefox I think?) to run, will not run in Internet Explorer. If you are looking for a great anatomy tool (particularly for senior students) it is worth the time to download Google Chrome onto your computer. Great features like the ability to disect and annotate your own notes onto the 3D image and take screen shots and diretly download to your computer.

Build A Body – build each of the bodies systems. Learn where each part goes a good tool for secondary students.

Healthy Active Kids – Teaching a healthy, active lifestyle to your students – while fulfilling Health curriculum requirements – is at your fingertips with Healthy Active Kids. Teach entire units and lessons, or simply browse our collection of interactive games, videos, recipes, articles, and other online learning components.


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