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I am struggling creating a report that will print my students flying 10 times. I get a short list of 10’s on the intitial page. But when I print the class out, their times are not listed. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. Also, can I print an attnendance report without having to add a workout? I would just like to know what students are doing what workout, and when they are logged in, how long they are working. I liked the old report tab better. ) :
Providing Structure AND Choice in PE My PE classes consist of students in grades 9-12, of all different backgrounds. In classes with up to 60 students, I could encounter the following: Students ranging from grades 9-12 Non-athletes Athletes who already worked out that morning Athletes who haven't worked out Experienced lifters Students who've never entered a weight room I knew I had to appeal to a wide variety of students in order to get them to buy into my PE class, but I still wanted to provide some structure so they knew what to expect in my class that day. I landed on the following schedule: Monday - Mobility DayChoices: Stretching/Flexibility OR Yoga Tues/Thursday - Strength & Conditioning Choices: Bodyweight Fitness OR Weight Lifting Wednesday - Cardio Day Choices: Cardio Machines or PLT4M's Dance Fitness Friday - Game Day When students show up for class each day, they have two options. For example, on Tuesdays when students arrive, about half of them will head to the weig
Before we used PLT4M, our student athletes were recording their BFS workouts on paper. Each teacher had their own way of teaching movements, and workout plans became very siloed. Our goal was to create one unified Strength Training program for the student-athletes to buy into. Now that we're entering our 3rd school year with PLT4M, it has helped us in more ways than one. Below are 6 insights I wish someone shared with me on day one: 1) Student Buy-In Took 6 monthsAt first, our students were not thrilled with the idea of getting their workouts off their devices. After about 6 months of students logging their weights, they started to see results in the numbers, and it was accessible to them. Rather than coaches housing their data, the data is transparent for both the coach and the athlete to see. Once they saw their progress in PLT4M, they were bought into the program. 2) Use Rack View to pair Varsity & JV athletesYes, this feature limits the number of devices needed in the weight
I have been a part of the PLT4M community for the last 5 years through using it at Queensbury. One of the things I love most is the connections I have made with both the people at PLT4M and fellow teachers and coaches. Fast forward, I actually went to PLT4M and got to catch up with all the folks there. Here is a video of our conversation.…
Hello fellow P.E. teachers! Figuring out the logistics of running a tech-powered PE class can be challenging. Phones can be a huge distraction, so I was hesitant to ask my students to use their phones in my classes. Over the years, I've landed on some key tips which I incorporate into all of my classes. These tips help eliminate distractions in my classroom, and motivate students to work hard in my class. Tip 1: Promote Social InteractionWhen students enter my classroom, I ask them to place all their devices on the device cart for the first 5 minutes of class. This promotes 5 minutes of socialization. A chance to talk to their peers, a chance to talk to me, ask me questions, etc. Tip 2: Introduction & Warm UpThis lets the students know what our focus is for that class, as well as warm them up appropriately. This sets the tone for the class. Tip 3: Device Setup & Rack ViewAt this point, students can grab their devices and begin their workouts. I place car mounts around the we
Hi fellow P.E. teachers! After incorporating PLT4M into my classes for the last 3 years, I’ve fine tuned the way I introduce PLT4M to my students. It can be challenging to learn a new online tool yourself, while simultaneously teaching your students how to use it! Below I’m sharing my latest approach for introducing PLT4M into my classes: Introductions and expectations The first day of school can be exciting and nerve wracking, and it is my job to make sure that the students feel comfortable right off the bat. I start by introducing myself, including: My background (something personal about me) Why I’m here Why I teach Next, I’m going to explain the goal of the class. I teach 3 different courses: Strength & Conditioning, Foundations of Weight Training, and Women’s Fitness. Each course has different goals and objectives, so I like to make it very clear what they signed up for, so that they understand what that class is all about, and what they can expect to gain from it.
We’re curious to learn more about how teachers grade and assess students in Physical Education:Do you use a grading rubric? What metrics are included? Do you incorporate goal setting? Physical assessments Vs. Cognitive Assessments? Do you use technology to help you track students? Do certain PLT4M features help you assess your students?
Do you have a curriculum and/or syllabus that you’ve had success with? Share it with the PLT4M Community!We’re curious to learn more about the planning and preparation that goes into a physical education curriculum.Which courses do you cover? How many physical workouts are scheduled each week? Do you supplement physical activity with cognitive fitness education topics? Does PLT4M guide your curriculum, or play a small part? We want to see it all! Share your planning materials in the form of text (copy & paste into this forum), upload an image. or as an attachment!
As the Director of Customer Success at PLT4M, I’m interested in learning more about what kind of education our customers are looking for. While I may have my own ideas, I figured I’d bring a poll to the community and ask our users directly. I’d like to understand what topics you’d like more education on in order to get more value out of PLT4M. Based on your feedback, I will create more educational content in the form of webinars, articles, and tutorials. I’ve included some ideas in the poll below, but If you don’t see what you’re looking for, feel free to submit your response as a comment! Care to elaborate on your answer? Please provide additional details in the comments!
We have both high school and middle school using the program. We are having a tough time sorting out the high and middle school students when editing/deleting out middle school students in between quarters during this remote/hybrid settings. It would also be nice to have a grad year sorting option also so when we get to end of the school year we can delete the seniors to make room for the new middle school students.
Is it possible to create a workout and have students enter how much weight they lifted in order to create a log, so they know how much to lift next time? Then they can see if they are improving. Example: DB Curl 3x10Day 1Set 1- 20#Set 2- 20#Set 3- 20# Day 2Set 1- 30#Set 2- 30#Set 3- 30# Thanks,Mitch
Question about the student workout tab. I have had the students go into manage view and uncheck workouts that they are not going to use and hit submit. Only the programs they might use are left on the page. When they come to class the next day, all of the programs available to them are back on their workout page. What do we need to do different to keep their workout page clean with only the programs they will be using? Thanks for the help, Chad
Are you hosting synchronous classrooms, or are kids doing workouts on their own? Perhaps a blend of the two? Are cameras on or off? We want to hear all about it! Share what methods have worked for you; perhaps it will spark ideas for other teachers in the PLT4M Community!
I have a student with a traumatic brain injury that asked if there was a transcript for the videos/podcasts because they have a hard time focusing when watching/listening to the video/podcast for the EDU assignments. Is that something that is available? Thanks!
Students have logged in and created accounts. I’m looking at the Administrator -User - Student - section and all of my students have added me to their group. Some of their “status” shows “unactivated”. Is there something I need to do to activate them? Is there a step they missed to activate. Others show a date when they last visited. I want to be able to share in our next class meeting. Thanks.
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