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Teacher: Erin Koehne who teaches at Fairfax Elementary in Cincinnati, OH. Erin Koehne can be contacted at

Name of Best Practice: P.E. "Club of the Month"

Rationale/Purpose of Event: To give students extra time in the gym practicing activities in which they choose to participate in. It also promotes choosing to be physically fit which is a big goal in our district.

Suggested Grade Level: 2-5

Materials Needed:

-Letter to Parents each month describing the activity of the month, a release form and a permission slip to participate.
-Equipment as needed based on activity

P.E. "Club of the Month"

If a student signs up to join the P.E. "Club of the Month", he/she is choosing to spend their mid-day recess in the gym 2 days out of our 6 day cycle. On days 2 and 5, students who sign up, meet in the gym after lunch. The following are a list of clubs that another teacher, a student, and a parent came up with.

*Jump Rope
*Run for Fun
*Cooperative Challenges
*Monkey Club (climbing)
*Circuit Training

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Posted on PEC: 4/12/2003 and has received 58 votes.

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