Integrating Technology

Health and Physical Education

George Claypoole

Hillendale Elementary School


Educational Websites


• Discovery Education - Discovery Education streaming is a digital video-on-demand and online teaching service… Ask your school if you have access.


• NIH Curriculum Supplement Series - The NIH Curriculum Supplement Series are  interactive teaching units that combine cutting-edge science research discoveries from  the National Institutes of Health FREE!


• KidsHealth – Great site for health information and teacher resources.


• BAM! Body and Mind – BAM! is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and

Prevention and contains excellent health related information.


• Hillendale Health – A website designed for upper elementary health education.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – A wealth of data regarding everything from ADHA to Zoster.



Smart Technologies – Industry leader in interactive whiteboard technology.


• Other Favorites – Hillendale Health Resource Page provides a list of my most visited

Health related websites.




Apple’s Quicktime Pro Multimedia Creator and Editor $29.95

Nice tool for basic editing of audio and video. Quicktime is a software application that is

cross platform (PC and Mac).


• KompoZer - KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file  management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing. KompoZer is cross  platform and it’s FREE! MAC OS only.


• Audacity – Audacity is a free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. Audacity is great for creating custom CD’s to use in Physical Education classes. Audacity is also valuable for producing voice recordings to support

written materials.


Hot Potatoes - The Hot Potatoes suite includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. Hot Potatoes is freeware.  



Other classroom technology ideas


• Making posters using Microsoft Word

Inquire about a printer capable of printing paper size (13”x19”). This paper size is

sometimes referred to as Super B or Super A3.

Audio course: Decorate documents with backgrounds, borders, and text effects. pid=CH060832071033


• PowerPoint - Presentation tool and a Web Authoring tool

* Save as Web Page

* Online student access

* Post on District Server for student access