a description of the program, and the equipment that will be used***
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING – SEL
SPOTLIGHTING CHARACTER TRAIT: Self and Social Awareness
This program is designed to encourage students and staff to respect themselves, be a willing participant in PE as well as the classroom, caring for others by cooperating, giving support, showing concern and helping.
We believe that everyone has the potential to connect with and improve the learning experience of another person. The process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals and making responsible and effective decisions.
GAMES AROUND THE WORLD
SPOTLIGHTING CHARACTER TRAIT: Empathy
Celebrate the differences and commonalities of many cultures through the games people play.
Travel around the world and discover that smiles are the same in any language.
Equipment list- Flower Sticks, Diabolo (Chinese Yo Yo), Lariat, Pelele (Fling It Net), Peteca (Volleybird)
JUGGLING THROUGH THE AGES
SPOTLIGHTING CHARACTER TRAIT: Perseverance
Develop hand-eye coordination, increase reading comprehension and have fun while learning a skill that has thrilled people for centuries.
Experience the joy of juggling! Equipment list- Scarves, Success Balls, Bean Bags, Rings, Clubs
SPOTLIGHTING CHARACTER TRAIT: Contemplation
Students learn about the brain, its anatomy, size, structure and functions.
Explore the wonders of the brain including what and how it learns and remembers.
Equipment List- Juggle Cups, Balance Tubes, Spider Balls
THREE STRIKES, YOU’RE AWESOME
SPOTLIGHTING CHARACTER TRAIT: Compassion
Positive attitudes, pick ups not put downs. Use words as tools instead of weapons. Anti-Bullying.
Develop empathy, trust and character while increasing ocular movement skills during these awesome striking activities!
Equipment List- Paddles, Success Balls
BORN IN THE USA
SPOTLIGHTING CHARACTER TRAIT: Ingenuity
Take an enjoyable journey and explore the history of some of America’s best known sports and games.
Baseball, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Frisbee flying discs, and Hacky Sack footbags.
Equipment list- Footbags, Spin Jammer Frisbee
SPOTLIGHTING CHARACTER TRAIT: Cooperation
Develop teamsmanship and sportsmanship. Working together to accomplish a goal is easy and fun
when your team is performing in a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere where everyone wins!
Equipment list- Fling It Net, Success Balls, Nebula Track
BEYOND THROW & CATCH
SPOTLIGHTING CHARACTER TRAIT: Creativity
Get creative, think outside the box, do something different! There are many ways to find the answer to any question.
Sometimes doing a familiar activity in an unusual way can open the mind to a wide spectrum of possibilities.
Explore the creative genius that is in all of us.
Equipment list- Foxtails, Catch Ball, Success Balls
SPOTLIGHTING CHARACTER TRAIT: Innovative
Active potpourri of the ancient art of circus. Students develop confidence with unusual, non-traditional, unique equipment.
Equipment list- Various Juggling Equipment, Diabolo (Chinese Yo Yo) and Balance Props.