"Monday MAHPERD Conference Sessions to Date"
Monday Nov. 6, 2006 Early Bird 6:30-7:00 Lighthouse Walk. A fun walk across the Rockland breakwater before breakfast. Dress warm, learn some history and take a walk with Maine Guide Gary Spinney. Breakfast 7:00-8:15 8:30 – Announcements, schedule changes etc. Welcome from Kris Grant, MAHPERD President, Richard Fopeano, EDA President, Kathy Wilbur, AAHE President, DE Raynes, NASPE 9:00- Keynote Fred Schafer aka FitFood Dude “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Healthiness” Discover how you can permanently become a More Fully Alive, Higher Performing, Lean, Fat-Incinerating, Anti-Aging, Better Looking, Wellness Machine! This session is high energy and encourages each of us to become better role models and to personally enjoy the benefits of a dynamic Fitness, Health and Wellness Lifestyle. Certified personal fitness trainer, School Nutrition Director, author and nationally recognized transformational speaker will educate, entertain and encourage you to live better, live longer, dream bigger and grow stronger. Silent Auction on Monday immediately following the Awards Dinner. Check out some of the items in your conference packet!! Session 5 10:15-11:15 The Kids First School-Based Wellness Model All Presenters: Regis Tremblay, Center for Kids First, Marilyn Gugliucci,UNE Presider: Deb Smith, South Portland Rec Location: Ebb Tide Room The Center for KIDS First and the University of New England have become partners in the implementation of an innovative process that integrates a comprehensive Wellness Model in Schools. The model is based upon multi-disciplinary, interdisciplinary participation as well as partnerships in the local community. The model provides breakthrough lifelong behavior modification and education for children, parents, teachers, school administrators and surrounding communities to reinforce good health in our children while reducing obesity and inactivity. Team Up For Success APE Presenters: Andrea Lee, Allison Berube, MSAD #22 Presider: Merita McKenzie, Lyseth School Location: Monhegan Room Adapted Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Therapists and Educational Technician's as professionals can share in supporting our students’ goals. By working as a team, we can offer support to students throughout their school day. Physical development can happen in every aspect of life. This session will discuss how all the members of the team can use their special skills to achieve students’ maximal physical potential. Please join us! Physical Education ToolKit PE (Repeat session) Presenter: Liz Giles Brown, South Bristol School Presider: Sue Beaudet, UMPI Location: Schooner Room The Physical Education Assessment Toolkit is a new resource for physical education teachers published by Human Kinetics. The main goal of the resource is to provide teachers with meaningful yet practical ways of assessing learning in physical education and to help students become more cognizant of their learning and accomplishments. All assessments were designed with today's busy teachers in mind. Just by filling in a reproducible form, included in the book as well as on the accompanying CD-ROM, you can customize many of the assessments for virtually any unit in physical education. This session will be presented by the author and will provide participants with many ways in which the book and CD can be used. Dynamic Dialogues: Promoting Sexual Health in Your School And Community H Presenter: Sandy Lovell, Family Planning Association of Maine Presider: Location: Penobscot Bay Room Are you one of those people who care about the sexual health of the young people in your community, but aren’t sure what to do or say? This workshop offers an opportunity to review the rational for a comprehensive approach to sexuality education and view the new 12 ½ minute video, Plain Truth for Maine Youth- the perfect advocacy tool to get the conversation going! Horton Hears A Who PE Presenter: Dr. Cucina, Plymouth State University Presider: Bruce Jones, Bowdoinham Location: Rockland Room Participants will investigate how to integrate physical activity using literature. A variety of Dr. Seuss books will be used to demonstrate how students can use movement to enhance their literacy. A packet of activities will be shared with participants. This is an activity based session. Mission: Movement! An Elementary Introduction To Fitness PE Presenter: Diana Demetrius, Mapleshade Elementary Presider: Carolyn Gross, MSAD#6 Location: Rockport Room Experience a simple way to teach your students fitness components. Participants will be exposed to flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, and cardiorespiratory endurance in a station format. While there is no formal fitness testing, there will be sample cognitive, motor skill, and goal-setting assessments provided during this participation/demonstration session. Teaching Students To Create An Action Packed Dance D Presenters: Gretchen Berg, Gwyneth Jones, Bowdoin College Presider: Erma Colvin, MSAD#28 Location: Camden In this session participants will learn to teach their students how to make their own action packed movement duets. Participants create an original group piece during this hour. This session is designed for all kinds of movers! Experiential Activities For the MS/HS Health Education: Making The Classroom Come Alive H Presenter: Dr. Fopeano, EDA President, Rowan University Presider: Deborah Ziobron, Leonard MS Location: Owl’s Head Room Involving students in the learning experience in the classroom is a challenge for all teachers. This session will address the theory of experiential learning and will demonstrate a number of proven activities that can be integrated into class instruction. Attendees will be encouraged to participate! Phitness Technology PE (This is a drop in session all day Monday) Presenter: Wayne Martin, Windham HS Presider: Wayne Martin, Windham HS Location: Spruce Head Room Come see what the buzz is all about! Educators will have the opportunity to try the latest in Physical Education Technology in an all-day exhibit. Cateye Gamebikes, DDR Dance Revolution, Polar Heart Rate Monitors & TriFit Evaluation, Pedometers, etc…. Representatives from PolarUSA and Workout Fitness will be available to answer any questions. Sign up for the ATV Off Road Fury Racing Challenge! There will also be a web-based station for educators to research the latest in physical education technology. 11:15-11:45 Snack Break in the Exhibit Hall Sponsored by Jump and Hoops for Heart Session 6 11:45-12:45 Phitness Technology Con’t PE Grant Writing For MAHPERD Grants ALL Presenter: Dr. Butterfield, UM Presider: Location: Ebb Tide Room This session will deal specifically with writing a successful MAHPERD grant proposal. Bring a copy of your grant if you have started to write one or get ideas how to write one. Bicycle Safety in the Elementary Classroom and After School Programming H/PE Presenter: Deborah Ladner, Bicycle Coalition of Maine Presider: Judy Ingram, Retired Location: Monhegan Room Learn of the free program available to teach elementary students bike riding safety skills including the “A, B, C’s “ of checking bikes for safety and “Eyes, Ears, Mouth” of helmet fit. Also, take charge of a free 6 week after school bike program targeted for middle school youth. Thoroughbreds Don’t Eat Twinkies H Presenter: Fred Schafer aka FitFood Dude Presider: Dave Norwood, Knowlton Elementary Location: Schooner Room Avoid being “put out to pasture”! We need the right training & fuel to win the race at work and in life. In this revolutionary session, discover methods that will help you harness improved health, appearance and energy. Tomorrow you’ll be equipped to hurdle the stress, fatigue and time challenges in your life in a simpler and more effective way than you ever thought possible. Brain Injury Awareness 101 H Presenter: Kristie LeBlanc, Brain Injury Association of Maine Presider: Katharyn Zwicker, Maine Injury Prevention Location: Penobscot Bay Room This session will provide information about traumatic brain injury. The “normal” workings of the brain will be discussed and changes that emerge after a brain injury summarized. This session will include information about concussion as a brain injury and the importance of rest. Percussion For All PE/D Presenter: Dr. Cucina, Plymouth State University Presider: Michele Danois, Yarmouth Elementary Location: Rockland Room STOMP the exploration of rhythm in everyday things. According to the creators of Stomp, it is a marriage of movement and music, where both create and enhance each other. Come and explore this rhythmic style of movement as it has been used with middle school students (grades 5-8). All grade levels can participate in a unit of Stomp. Set patterns will be shared with participants that were designed by middle school students. Participants, who would like a copy of the music used, should bring a blank CD to the session. This is an activity-based session. Teaching Students To Create An Action Packed Dance D Presenters: Gretchen Berg, Gwyneth Jones, Bowdoin College Presider: Erma Colvin, MSAD#28 Location: Camden In this session participants will learn to teach their students how to make their own action packed movement duets. Participants create an original group piece during this hour. This session is designed for all kinds of movers! Rolling Your Way to Better Performance H/PE Presenter: Jon Floyd, Tim Drown, Building Champions Presider: Carolyn Gross, MSAD #6 Location: Owls Head Room Discover how this revolutionary approach of training can increase the effectiveness of your pre-activity, pre-exercise movement prep/dynamic warm- up enabling you to move more effectively, powerfully and more efficiently. Learn how to use tennis balls, foam rollers and other types of balls as part of a warm- up to increase flexibility, mobility and muscle function. What is Aspegers and How Can I Help? APE Presenter: Maureen Dow, Kids On The Move Presider: Location: Rockport Room What is Aspergers and how can you help children in a classroom and/or physical education setting. Learn how you can help yourself understand and help families deal with a variety of resources available to them. Lunch 12:45-1:30 Student Lunch…A “no cost” taco lunch to college/university students in the Marcel’s Restaurant with previous Outstanding Future Professional Erin Schloeman The Theme Baskets are Back!!! Tickets available $1.00 or 6 for $5.00 Session 7 1:30-2:30 Phitness Technology Con’t PE The Need For Netzsmart H Presenter: Seth Blodgett, Office of the Attorney General Presider: Location: Ebb Tide Room Almost one in five (19 percent) of the young Internet users surveyed received unwanted sexual solicitation in the past year. Three percent of youth received an aggressive solicitation involving offline contact or attempts or requests for offline contact. Internet safety is an extension of personal safety. This session is designed to inform the participants of threats that exist to our children on the Internet and steps that should be taken to ensure the Internet is a safe place for our children to have fun and learn. Inhalant Abuse..It’s Right Under Your Nose H Presenter: Rebecca Miller, Northern New England Poison Center Presider: Shelley Maxfield, Telstar MS Location: Monhegan Room What is inhalant abuse? Many people do not understand what this means. Inhalant Abuse is the intentional sniffing of chemicals to get high. Who is doing it? Our children, teens and young adults. The first time inhaling a chemical could be the last time. Find out what inhalant abuse is, what to look for and prevention strategies. The World Of Dance Through a “non-dancers” Perspective PE Presenter: Helen Sherman, Oak Hill HS Presider: Location: Penobscot Bay Room Dance a physical education elective for Juniors and Seniors at Oak Hill High School. This highly popular class of “non-dancers” produces an annual dance show that draws over 600 each year to see the classes’ final exam. Each show is centered through a thematic style approach. The fun, excitement and learning is incredible. Dance to the sounds of Rog and Ray. Wear your Hawaiian shirt!! 9:00-12:00 PM Maine Learning Results: Proposed 2007 Revisions PE Presenter: Denise Preisser, PEC Presider: Location: Schooner Room This session will share with participants the revisions made to the MLR by the Revisions Task Force. This task force reviewed results from Survey Monkey that many practitioners completed in spring 2006, as well as solicited input from other specialists to create the proposed revisions. This session will allow groups “work time” to become familiar with the revisions, as well as provide feedback to the DOE in regards to technical assistance needed for full implementation if adopted in January. Beach Volleyball: A Snapshot of the Volleyball Skill Theme With a Twist PE Presenter: Diana Demetrius, Mapleshade Elementary Presider: Location: Rockland Room We will journey through the Volleying skill theme in an attempt to reach the utilization level/game play stages. The set and forearm passes will be the key to earning net play – all with beach balls and modified nets. Organization and assessment ideas will be shared. Super Games, Super Balls PE/R Presenter: Mario Demers, Omnikin Presider: Michele Danois, Yarmouth Elementary Location: Rockport Room New Omnikin all sport balls: New games with big football named Super ball…accessible games always in action! Activities with 6 balls, 6 colors, 6 teams that include cooperation, competition and coordination. Team games with a large basketball that making learning the skills easier!! White Water Canoeing PE/R Presenter: Mark Savage Brewer HS Presider: Cindy Porter-McLaughlin, Brewer HS Location: North Samoset Room Come gain ideas of how to get your students involved in a very exciting lifetime sport. We will give you suggestions for how to get started, some of the concepts you need to cover and how to teach participants basic skills that may improve their own white water experiences. This will be a very interactive and fun session presented by students in Brewer High School’s outdoor education program. A Model of Experiential Learning: NH Dance Institute D Presenter: Wendy Dwyer, NH Dance Institute Presider: Erma Colvin, MSAD #28 Location: Camden Room Now in its 21st year, the New Hampshire Dance Institute brings the challenge and rewards of dance training and performance to over 1,500 elementary and middle school children in southwestern NH each year through residencies and a yearlong program. The session will include a performance by 4-8th grade boys & girls, a demonstration of teaching methods and discussion of the goals and challenges of an in-school dance education program. Fit Moves For Physical Education PE Presenter: Jon Floyd, Tim Drown, Building Champions Presider: Carolyn Gross, MSAD#6 Location: Owls Head Room Who needs complicated-expensive equipment? FITMOVES Circuits are a highly effective way to combine cardio conditioning with functional strength training. This program was developed by Juan Carlos Santana, a leading expert in the fitness industry. This format can be utilized by an individual, a small group or large groups. The FITMOVES Circuit can use a variety of inexpensive equipment such as medicine balls, stability balls, dumbbells, rubber tubing etc. and training methodologies allow unparalleled application and diversity. Learn how to enhance motor skills and cardiovascular health, build muscle, improve flexibility and body awareness, balance, stability, enhance postural awareness and body alignment while having fun! Get moving-Get Fit-Get FITMOVES! Session 8 2:45-3:45 Phitness Technology Con’t PE A Model of Experiential Learning: NH Dance Institute D Presenter: Wendy Dwyer, Franklin Pierce College Presider: Erma Colvin, MSAD#28 Location: Camden Room Now in its 21st year, the New Hampshire Dance Institute brings the challenge and rewards of dance training and performance to over 1,500 elementary and middle school children in southwestern NH each year through residencies and a yearlong program. The session will include a performance by 4-8th grade boys & girls, a demonstration of teaching methods and discussion of the goals and challenges of an in-school dance education program. Real Life: Preventing Teen Pregnancy H Presenters: Rachel Larlee, Penquis Valley HS & Students Presider: Katharyn Zwicker, Maine Injury Prevention Location: Penobscot Bay Room In this session sophomores Erica, Christin, and Kelsey and health educator Rachel Larlee will discuss and demonstrate the use of battery operated babies. This allows students to have a first hand experience when dealing with teen parenthood. American Association Physical Activity Recreation (AAPAR) Information Session R Presenter: Dr. Rick LaRue, UNE Presider: Rick LaRue, UNE Location: Ebb Tide Room This session is designed to introduce participants to the Alliance’s newest national association: Mission, Programs, Products, and Services. FACT: The largest percentage of AAPAR members are Physical Educators!! Physical Best and Fitnessgram. Why is it For You? PE/H Presenter: Dave Norwood, Knowlton Elementary Presider: Dave Norwood, Knowlton Elementary Location: Monhegan Room A brief overview of the AAHPERD Physical Best Fitness education programming. Included in this session will be an introduction to the Fitnessgram fitness assessment software. What’s New in Health Education in Maine and in the Nation? H Presenter: Kathy Wilbur, DOE, AAHE President Presider: Eliza Adams, Windham MS Location: Schooner Room Participants will review the current version of the revised Maine Health Education Standards and Performance Indicators and also learn about the latest information regarding health education in the state and country. An Inside Look at Brewer High School’s Outdoor Ed Program PE Presenter: Mark Savage, Cindy Porter-McLaughlin, Brewer HS Presider: Mark Savage, Brewer HS Location: North Samoset Room This session will be a brief look at the program that we offer at Brewer High School. It will include pictures of many parts of our curriculum activities and an explanation of how this can be a achieved in the physical education program. You can experience how students can be leaders and take pride in putting together 9 trips, 3 each session and the activities offered in these outings! Elementary Phys Ed Sharing PE Presenters: Carolyn Gross, MSAD#6, Michele Danois, Yarmouth Elementary Presider: Carolyn Gross, MSAD #6 Location: Rockland Room Get some new ideas for your classes as elementary physical education teachers share what works for them. Come join and bring an idea to share. Be ready to participate!! Frisbee Skills, Drills And Games With a World Champion PE/R Presenter: Tod Brodeur Presider: Location: Rockport Room An exciting, fun-filled, hands on program for all ages and abilities. In this workshop, you will learn more than Golf and Ultimate, along with a brief history and science of Frisbees. How To Run a Hoops For Heart Event All Presenter: Gary Spinney, Rockport Elementary Presider: Gary Spinney, Rockport Elementary Location: Owls Head Room How to run a Hoops For Heart event from start to finish. The program is designed for your students to be successful and for them to have lots of fun. Handouts and a gift with this session!! Session 9 4:00-5:00 Phitnes Technology Con’t PE New Tools For Program Evaluation PE Presenter: De Raynes, AAHPERD NASPE Presider: Location: Ebb Tide Room Revising your curriculum? NASPE is here to tell you about CDC’s Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PE-CAT) and the NASPE STARs Program that honors excellence in school physical programs. These latest tools are designed to help you identify your program’s strengths and align it with national standards for physical education. Learn how NASPE can provide you with your own technical assistance and training. Fitness And Obesity PE/H Presenter: Nicholas Lyons, Lincoln Academy Presider: Location: Monhegan Room This session will give an overview of the obesity epidemic. There will be statistical information, a look from the surgeon general’s point of view, discussion about our programs, nutrition, lifestyles and countless other aspects. This session will also give some ideas to fix the current trends. Coaching Boys into Men H/PE Presenter: Angel Lorom, ME Coalition To End Domestic Violence Presider: Location: Rockland Room The boys in your life need your time and energy. The boys you teach, coach and mentor. All need you to help them grow into healthy young men. Boys are swamped with influences outside of the home – from friends, the neighborhood, television, the internet, music, the movies… everything they see around them. They hear all kinds of messages about what it means to “be a man” – that they have to be tough and in control. There are numerous conflicting and some harmful messages being given to boys about what constitutes “being a man” in a relationship. This workshop will examine these issues and will assist you in helping them to overcome these messages. Using Technology in the Health Classroom H Presenter: Randy Hutchins, Brewer MS Presider: Location: North Samoset Room Using technology to produce PSA’s. Allowing the student to produce media and experience media from that end. Students become more aware of how media affects them more clearly! Olympic Day In The Schools PE (Interdisciplinary Unit) Presenter: Elaine Michaud, Mountain Valley MS Presider: Mia Pangburn, Fort Street Elementary Location: Schooner Room From Opening Ceremonies to a full day of Athletic and Academic activities, followed by a touching closing ceremonies. Come and see how a full group school effort can be a very fun, positive experience. Wellness Through Champ PE Presenters: Rick Krammer, Darren Littlefield, Poland HS Presider: Location: Penobscot Bay Room Discussion of Wellness curriculum at Poland Regional HS that was established to integrate health and physical education standards in one series of courses. More Hiking and Striking Fun PE Presenter: John Thompson, US Games Presider: Location: Rockport Room This activity-oriented session is a compilation of games and procedures from the past, present, and future. There will be camouflage fitness drills, Funnoodle challenges, mini- parachute activities and some crazy critter tricks. A continuation of Sunday’s presentation. You did not have had to attend Sunday’s presentation to attend this session. Square & Barn Dances For All Ages to Live Fiddling And Calls D Presenters: Jacqueline & Dudley Laufman, Two Fiddles Presider: Erma Colvin Location: Camden Room Longway dances like the Virginia Reel and square and circle dances are called by dancing master Dudley Laufman to live fiddle music. Dances are suitable for all ages and are available in his books with the calls on the CD: White Mountain Reel, or, Sweets Of May. I Love You Doesn’t Mean I Own You: A theatrical in-depth look at the dynamics and reality of Dating Violence H Presenter: Matthew Perry Presider: Kim Bartholomew, Windham HS Location: Owls Head Room Come join YAAPP as they perform and introduce the audience to “Jake and Caroline”, two high school youth who are dating. They will talk about their relationship and the audience will watch the unhealthy choices that Jake makes in the relationship including emotional, economical, sexual, physical and psychological abuse. After the play, the domestic violence advocates/educators will step out of character and talk about the dynamics and warning signs of dating violence, how to support someone effected by dating violence and how to hold someone accountable for their abusive choices.