Integrating Technology

Health and Physical Education

George Claypoole

Hillendale Elementary School

mailto:gclaypo@ucfsd.org
http://hes.ucfsd.org/gclaypo/hpe.html

 

Educational Websites

 

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

http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm

 

• 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!

http://science.education.nih.gov/supplements

 

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

http://www.kidshealth.org/
http://classroom.kidshealth.org/

 

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

Prevention and contains excellent health related information.

http://www.bam.gov/

 

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

http://hes.ucfsd.org/gclaypo/health_index.html

 

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

http://www.cdc.gov/

 

 

Smart Technologies – Industry leader in interactive whiteboard technology.

http://smarttech.com/

 

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

Health related websites.

http://hes.ucfsd.org/gclaypo/resource.html

 

Software

 

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).

http://www.apple.com/quicktime/extending/

 

• 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.

http://www.kompozer.net/

 

• 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.

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

 

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.

http://hotpot.uvic.ca/  

 

 

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. http://office.microsoft.com/training/training.aspx?AssetID=RC011313811033& pid=CH060832071033

 

• PowerPoint - Presentation tool and a Web Authoring tool

* Save as Web Page

* Online student access

* Post on District Server for student access