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Sunday, November 10
 

11:00am

WAHPERD Leadership Meeting
Speakers

Sunday November 10, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Board Room

1:00pm

Using Technology to Promote Social Emotional Learning in Physical Education
This session will focus on the use of heart rate monitors to promote social-emotional learning in Physical Education. Today’s teaching climate demands effective teaching strategies to manage time and give students the tools they need to take charge of their own activity habits. In this session, participants will experience activities and strategies that empower students to better manage behavior, decision-making, and improve self-awareness to allow for increased activity time in physical education.

Speakers
avatar for Deb

Deb

teacher, Sweetwater County School District #1


Sunday November 10, 2019 1:00pm - 2:45pm
Gym 1 & 2

1:00pm

Let's Have Fun In Health Class
Interactive skills-based health education is a crucial part of any fun and effective health class. This session will provide participants with lessons and activities that will facilitate them to effectively create an energized health class appropriate for all students. Special attention will be paid to assessments, differentiated lessons and literacy strategies. These student-approved lessons and activities will breathe new life into any health class.

Speakers
ML

Melanie Lynch

Goodheart Willcox


Sunday November 10, 2019 1:00pm - 2:45pm
Classroom 1

3:00pm

Ultimate Disc, Rugby, Striking Activities and Plug & Play Fitness
This session will focus on utilizing OPEN’s FREE K-12 standards-based curriculum resource that provides physical education teachers with teaching resources to enhance student learning.  Evidence-based tools such as academic language, depth of knowledge tiered questioning, universal design adaptations, Marzano academic rigor strategies, and teacher self-reflection guides based on the Danielson Framework for Teaching are available in all OPEN modules. Be ready to participate in activities from multiple modules in this K-12 activity-based session!  Every module is aligned to SHAPE America National Standards and Learning Outcomes.  Participants will leave with complete access to all content and an understanding of how to fully integrate them effectively into their classrooms.

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Sunday November 10, 2019 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Gym 1 & 2

7:00pm

Cowboy Hero Social
Food, Backyard Games, Drink, FUN!!

Sunday November 10, 2019 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Room
 
Monday, November 11
 

7:30am

Warm Up Activities and Ice Breakers 101
Gopher Sport will be leading participants through a session with some helpful activities to get kids to know each other along with having instant activity.  We won’t just be playing games though, we’ll also be showcasing some great classroom management and skill development pieces you can take home and implement in your class.  Get ready to sweat, learn and have some fun!

Speakers

Monday November 11, 2019 7:30am - 8:20am
Gym 1 & 2

7:30am

Dying to be Thin
As an educator of high school students for twenty four years, Melanie has seen the devastating effects that poor body image and eating disorders can have on a student’s academic success, social life, physical health and overall mental health
This presentation will share information on how the media is perpetuating eating issues and body dissatisfaction among our youth and how we as a community can help our youth maintain a healthy body image in a looks-obsessed society. Skills-based lesson ideas will be included.

Speakers
ML

Melanie Lynch

Goodheart Willcox


Monday November 11, 2019 7:30am - 8:20am
Classroom 1

7:30am

Unified Champion Schools: Promoting Social Inclusion
Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools program aims to promote social inclusion through intentionally planned and implemented activities.  With sports as the foundation, the three component model offers a unique combination of effective activities that equip students to create sports, classroom and school climates of acceptance.  Become a part of the Unified Generation.     

Speakers
AW

Amanda Ward

Special Olympics


Monday November 11, 2019 7:30am - 8:20am
Classroom 2

8:30am

OPENing Fitness Opportunities for Secondary Students
Fitness is a journey through life! Prepare your middle and high school students to lead a courageous charge through their personal fitness journey!  Be ready to move in this session focusing on standards-based activities that teach components of fitness and allow students to work towards their fitness goals!

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Monday November 11, 2019 8:30am - 9:20am
Gym 1 & 2

8:30am

N.E.A.R. (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience
This N.E.A.R. presentation discusses the impact of chronic toxic stress on brain development, physical health and behavior. We will review the neuroscience, share research data related to the groundbreaking ACE study, and discuss how we can create resilience in our students by viewing movement as a healing modality. This session will focus on the neuroscience and data.

Speakers
WG

Wendy Gaunter

BB Coaching and Consulting


Monday November 11, 2019 8:30am - 9:20am
Classroom 2

8:30am

Patty Brus
Fully aligned with national standards for health education, Healthy Choices introduces students to the foundations of forming strong, satisfying relationships. In 11 lessons, they examine how peers, family, and media influence expectations about love and life. They discuss appropriate friendship and dating behaviors, identify and prepare for potential problems, explore the nature of mature interpersonal behavior, practice decision-making and problem solving, and learn other life skills necessary for overall wellness.A recurring theme is the importance to teens of making informed choices about their relationships, their goals, and the way they live their lives. A variety of lively activities challenge them to consider, evaluate and personalize messages from the lessons.

This teaching resources comes in a ready-to-use format, including individual and group activities, customizable PowerPoint slides, and posters.

Speakers

Monday November 11, 2019 8:30am - 9:20am
Classroom 1

9:30am

Defining Purpose
This presentation explores the importance of our beliefs and core values in defining and protecting our personal “WHY” (purpose). Conference participants will hear first hand accounts of how student actions and teaching experiences can force us to question our beliefs and examine our purpose. Further, we’ll discuss why this process is critical if we are to maintain a sense of purpose throughout the span of a teaching career.

Speakers

Monday November 11, 2019 9:30am - 10:20am
Aux Gym

10:30am

Searching for Gold! Changing the Heart Health Fitness for our Youth!
Be ready to sweat with some fun activities that will show you how to help your students Reach the Gold Standards!  You will experience hidden methods of pedagogy for your students that will change the heart health fitness level for them.  In all the years of fitness testing, we have seen very little change in the health of our children.  I will introduce pedagogy that can effectively change the heart health fitness of your students

Speakers

Monday November 11, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am
Gym 2

10:30am

N.E.A.R. (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience) How to Implement in Health and PE.
This N.E.A.R. presentation discusses the impact of chronic toxic stress on brain development, physical health and behavior. We will review the neuroscience, share research data related to the groundbreaking ACE study, and discuss how we can create resilience in our students by viewing movement as a healing modality. This session will focus on trauma informed processes and ideas for implementation and how to implement in Health and PE.

Speakers
WG

Wendy Gaunter

BB Coaching and Consulting


Monday November 11, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am
Classroom 2

10:30am

RampShot-A Fun and Active Twist on Corn Hole!
RampShot was designed by a PE teacher to keep students moving and engaged. With 3 out of 4 players involved in every play, RampShot is completely unique to the yard games category and emphasizes tossing, catching, hand-eye coordination and teamwork. RampShot is played in schools, at home, at the beach and wherever yard games are played making it a versatile activity that encourages students to get out and play!

Speakers

Monday November 11, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am

10:30am

Teaching the 21st Century Stressed Learner with Skills Based Lessons
Learners are more stressed and suffering from mental health issues at greater rates than ever before. The sad truth is, so are the educators who teach them. Using her teaching and counseling degrees and her 24 years of classroom experience, Melanie has created effective skills-based lessons that will help engage students and provide the skills that they need to remove these barriers to their learning and help improve overall wellness. Lesson plans will be shared with participants.

Speakers
ML

Melanie Lynch

Goodheart Willcox


Monday November 11, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am
Classroom 1

11:30am

Lunch & Business Meeting
Speakers

Monday November 11, 2019 11:30am - 1:00pm

1:10pm

Outcomes-Based Fun: From Fitness to Skill Building
In this session, participants will experience OPEN’s outcomes-based design as it’s applied to fitness education and skill-based curriculum modules. Attendees will experience developmental progressions from basic locomotor and manipulative skills to invasion game applications. Participants will work with fitness knowledge outcomes and participate in plug and play activities designed to help students learn, move, and have fun.

Speakers

Monday November 11, 2019 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Gym 1 & 2

1:10pm

I Can Do It! A Strategic Physical Activity Program for Students with Disabilities
The I Can Do It! Program (ICDI), released through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (Administration for Community Living), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, is a voluntary school-based physical activity program designed to provide access, facilitate, and encourage opportunities for students with disabilities to be physically active for 60 minutes a day.  This can be accomplished by accumulating the 60 minutes through physical education, adapted physical education, recess, classroom physical activity breaks, active transport to and from school, and extracurricular activities, including a variety of club and sport activities.

Speakers
JG

Jayne Greenburg

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Monday November 11, 2019 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Classroom 1

1:10pm

Strength: Nutrition that gives you strength to be your best self
The drive to be stronger is innate. And though strength can refer to our musculature, it’s not limited to physical pursuits. Strength is anything that gives us the ability to live our lives to the fullest. No matter your personal definition, this presentation will explore the four cornerstones to eating for strength. Each attendee will receive a take-home manual will serve as your field guide — a practical handbook to living a vibrant and fulfilling life, grounded in one of our greatest sources for strength: food

Speakers
AW

Ann Wittman

Wyoming Beef Council


Monday November 11, 2019 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Classroom 2

2:00pm

Desserts with Exhibitors
Have dessert and talk with exhibitors!

Monday November 11, 2019 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Aux Gym

2:30pm

Dancing For A Kinder Gentler Classroom
Physical Educators may express uncertainty, inadequacies and fear student response when teaching dance. In addition to health and lifetime fitness benefits, it teaches respect, social awareness and builds relationship and self-management skills. Designed for all levels, participants will learn dances, tricks and skills that will make educators confident and students excited and engaged in dance. They will leave prepared to design lessons that emphasize social emotional benefits and apply skills for student learning and assessment.

Speakers
avatar for Deb

Deb

teacher, Sweetwater County School District #1


Monday November 11, 2019 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Classroom 2

2:30pm

Footbag-Just for Kicks
The Footbag--Just for Kicks program, created and presented by World Footbag professionals, is designed to serve as a hands-on clinic for groups interested in learning the skills and instructional techniques germane to footbag.  Utilizing a format that includes handouts, a brief talk and demonstration, but which heavily favors group participation, the program focuses on the key ingredients to conducting successful school programs that teach non-contact, non-competitive activities to children.  Participants learn, and learn to teach others, basic kicks, drills, and games-and they learn from people whose life is teaching footbag to the world!

Speakers

Monday November 11, 2019 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Gym 1

2:30pm

No Courts, No Problem! How to Deliver Tennis in Non-Traditional Spaces
Looking to add tennis to your racquets skills module?  Here's your chance to learn how to set up tennis courts in non-traditional spaces such as a gymnasium/blacktop as well as engage large groups of kids safely in fun skills & games.  Information about how to obtain a FREE equipment kit & NASPE-certified curriculum (value $1,000) will be provided.

Speakers
PC

Peg Conner

USTA Wyoming


Monday November 11, 2019 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Gym 2

2:30pm

Riding For Focus- Middle School Bike Grant
Riding for Focus explores and tracks how cycling can positively affect student learning, health, and wellbeing with a focus for those with learning differences such as ADHD. The school-based program is designed to provide schools with everything they need to get middle school students riding, including a turnkey physical education curriculum,  comprehensive teacher training, and a fleet of bike and safety equipment. Riding for Focus provides a combination of cycling, fitness, and academic performance, all while instilling a lifelong passion for cycling for students who participate in the program.

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Monday November 11, 2019 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Classroom 1

3:30pm

Action! Team Games
Join us for and Action packed session featuring our action team games! Be prepared to move and grove! The session will also feature MVPA assessment!   

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Monday November 11, 2019 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Gym 1 & 2

3:30pm

Fundraising for Health Moves Minds
How you can support WAHPERD by runnning a Health Moves Minds event.


Monday November 11, 2019 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Classroom 1

3:30pm

Youth E-Cigarette Use: Facts, Trends and Solutions
This presentation will cover what E-cigarettes are, trends in use, and ways to address the issue. This presentation seeks to separate what we know and what we don’t know about E-Cigarettes, equipping those who work with youth with information and resources.

Speakers
HE

Hannah Eck

Department of Health


Monday November 11, 2019 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Classroom 2

4:30pm

Map and compass navigation/orienteering
Map and compass navigation/orienteering

Speakers
DH

Dave Heerschap

Brunton Outdoor, Inc.


Monday November 11, 2019 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Classroom 2

6:00pm

Silent Auction, Dinner, Awards
Monday November 11, 2019 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Room
 
Tuesday, November 12
 

8:00am

Bowling in the Schools
We are going to educate teachers on how to make bowling a fun and physical activity in the gym.

Speakers
MD

Mike Divis

Camelanes Bowling Center


Tuesday November 12, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am

8:00am

Team Building
We will review class management techniques, have fun with some ice breaker/group activities and strategize with your group as you work your way through some creative and challenging stations in this hands-on session. Come learn how collaborative team activities can address several grade level outcomes.

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Tuesday November 12, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
Gym 1

8:00am

Mind Matters Teaching Resource
Mind Matters’ 12 one-hour lessons teach students ages 12 and up to respond to negative experiences with innovative methods based on current research and neuroscience.  These skills give individuals a way to take charge of their emotions and improve their states of mind. Students learn to address their physical, relational, and mental health needs.

Speakers

Tuesday November 12, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
Classroom 2

8:00am

No More Participation Points: Standards Based Grading in Physical Education.
A brief summary of incorporating Marzano research into a PE. Add enrichment, remediation, and best practices to your program. 

Speakers

Tuesday November 12, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
Classroom 1

9:00am

Focus on the Future
Focus on the Future Student Session:

Pata Pata (Dance): The Pata Pata is a folk dance from South Africa. It was designed to help ease the fear of the children when rain would hit the metal roofs on homes and make loud noise. We will teach all five steps of the Pata Pata including the turn on the last step to teach it is as four-wall dance.

Fitness with Crossfit: This activity involves competition and exercise in a fun way. The episode will be set up in a cross fit style setting. Each station will focus on different muscle groups (legs, abdominals, arms, and shoulders). Cross fit stations are a great way for students to identify aerobic endurance as well as muscular endurance.

Leap To It: DancingWe will show a fun and unique way to teach and create dances.

Tchouckball: Scoring/Short and long shotsThis session will consist of two tchouckball practice tasks. The first is called 500 and focuses on showing students how to determine the force of which students should throw the tchoukball at the tchouck. The second practice task focuses on shot accuracy when throwing short and long shots.

Gaelic Football: Solo Keep AwayGaelic Football is a popular sport in the country of Ireland. It is fun and inclusive for all students because it contains skills from a variety of different sports. The "Solo" is a fun skill to do and is unique to the sport. Gaelic Football is modified into a non-contact game which is fun for students in grades 7-12th and can be implemented into after school or physical education programs.

Build a Healthy Plate: Increase your heart rate while learning about 'sometimes' foods and 'always' foods in a fun, competitive environment. After completing this activity, participants should be equipped to make positive nutritional decisions and influence their family/friends to do the same.

Dance Revolution Dance Revolution: An adaption of the popular video game that can be utilized in the gymnasium. This dance format can be adapted across all levels and is fun for all ages!



Speakers

Tuesday November 12, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
Gym 1 & 2

11:10am

Fitness Based ... MATH! - K-5th
Knock your principal's socks off with your new cross-curricular mathematics lessons, while still retaining high Moderate-Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) time. All math activities are within fitness games in the gym. We will utilize simple resources such as bean bags, pedometers and whiteboards sure to be found in your school! 

Speakers

Tuesday November 12, 2019 11:10am - 12:00pm
Gym 1

11:10am

Juggling is Catching
The Juggling is Catching program, created and presented by World Footbag professionals, is designed to serve as a hands-on clinic for groups interested in learning the skills and instructional techniques germane to juggling.  Utilizing a format that includes handouts, a brief talk and demonstration, but which heavily favors group participation, the program focuses on the key ingredients to conducting successful school programs that teach non-contact, non-competitive activities to children.  Participants learn, and learn to teach others, with nylon scarves and beanbags, the magic of juggling.  The method guarantees success!

Speakers

Tuesday November 12, 2019 11:10am - 12:00pm
Gym 2

11:10am

Health Moves Minds
Lessons for Elem. Health Moves Minds and fundraising ideas for ALL


Tuesday November 12, 2019 11:10am - 12:00pm
Classroom 1

11:10am

Spec-tech-ular tools for teaching!
Time to spice up your teaching with some tech tools? Attend and play along with me as we investigate the latest and greatest tech tools that will enable you to create a spec-tech-ular learning environment! Dazzle students, parents, and administrators with your technology prowess! Bring your device to keep up with the action.

Speakers

Tuesday November 12, 2019 11:10am - 12:00pm
Classroom 2

12:00pm

Post WAHPERD Board Meeting
Speakers

Tuesday November 12, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Classroom 1