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Sunday, November 10
 

1:00pm MST

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 MST
Gym 1 & 2

3:00pm MST

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 MST
Gym 1 & 2
 
Monday, November 11
 

7:30am MST

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!

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

8:30am MST

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 MST
Gym 1 & 2

10:30am MST

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

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

1:10pm MST

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.

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

2:30pm MST

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 MST
Classroom 2

2:30pm MST

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!

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

2:30pm MST

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 MST
Gym 2

3:30pm MST

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 MST
Gym 1 & 2

4:30pm MST

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 MST
Classroom 2
 
Tuesday, November 12
 

8:00am MST

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 MST

8:00am MST

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 MST
Gym 1

9:00am MST

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!



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

11:10am MST

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! 

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

11:10am MST

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!

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