"Our Students Are Taking Fitness to a Higher Level": At Sierra Vista Junior High, Technology Is Elevating Physical Education and Student Performance
Talk to George Velarde, Physical Education Department Chair at Sierra Vista Junior High School in Canyon Country, CA, and he'll immediately tell you why everyone at the school is so excited about what PE technology has meant for students and educators.
"By adding technology into our 'New PE' curriculum, it has brought accountability and objectivity to our program," says George. "Our students, teachers, administration and parents get to see first-hand program results of a student's grade, heart rate data and daily class performance. By bringing technology into our PE program, our students are understanding their fitness on a higher level."…
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Publication information: Article title: "Our Students Are Taking Fitness to a Higher Level": At Sierra Vista Junior High, Technology Is Elevating Physical Education and Student Performance. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators. Volume: 22. Issue: 1 Publication date: September-October 2008. Page number: S2. © 2009 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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