Please comment below any great Adapted PE websites you know of so we can expand on this list.
Adapted physical education teachers play a vital role in creating inclusive and engaging learning environments for students of all abilities. With the wealth of knowledge and resources available on YouTube, it’s important to subscribe to channels that cater specifically to the needs of adapted physical education. In this blog post, we have compiled a list of twelve YouTube channels, including some additional ones, that will provide you with inspiration, strategies, and valuable resources to enhance your teaching practice.
1.Netflex Kids: Studio:
Have to start with a bit of self promotion! Home of the PE Chef, JustAdaptIt.com Founder Digit the Ape (Matt Barker), Nicole McCoy and more. Netflex Kids: Studio offers a range of videos and content that can be incorporated into your adapted physical education lessons. With kid-friendly workouts, dance routines, and movement activities inspired by popular children’s shows and characters, this channel provides a fun and engaging way to get your students moving and motivated. We also will post JustAdaptIt.com videos on this channel.
2. Easy Adapted PE:
Easy Adapted PE is a channel dedicated to providing practical ideas, resources, and strategies for teaching adapted physical education. Their videos cover various disabilities, equipment modifications, and inclusive activities, making it easier for you to plan and deliver effective lessons.
3. Adapted Physical Education Channel:
The Adapted Physical Education Channel focuses on inclusive physical education and offers videos covering a wide range of topics, including equipment adaptations, skill-building exercises, and lesson plans. This channel is a valuable resource for enhancing your teaching methods and ensuring that all students can participate and thrive in physical education.
4. Adapted Physical Activity:
Adapted Physical Activity is a channel that offers a collection of videos showcasing adapted sports, games, and activities for individuals with disabilities. Their content provides practical demonstrations and tips for modifying activities to meet the unique needs of your students.
5. Activity Alliance
The Activity Alliance is a UK-based charity that provides information and support to people with disabilities who want to be active. Their YouTube channel features videos about a variety of activities, including sports, dance, and outdoor adventures. The videos are designed to be inspiring and motivational, and they show that people with disabilities can be active and participate in all aspects of life. The channel also features videos about the Activity Alliance’s work, and how they are helping people with disabilities to be more active.
6. Special Olympics:
The Special Olympics YouTube channel is a must-follow for adapted physical education teachers. It features inspiring stories, inclusive sports events, and demonstrations of adapted sports and activities. This channel offers valuable insights and resources for incorporating the principles of Special Olympics into your teaching practice.
7. EveryBODY Moves:
EveryBODY Moves is a YouTube channel dedicated to promoting inclusive physical activity for individuals of all abilities. With a focus on adaptive exercises, workouts, and movement routines, this channel provides valuable resources for adapting physical education lessons to meet the diverse needs of your students.
8. National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)
The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) is a federal agency that provides information and resources on physical activity and disability. The NCHPAD YouTube channel features videos on a variety of topics, such as how to stay active with a disability, exercises for people with different disabilities, and tips for making physical activity more accessible.
9. Jeff Watkins
Jeff Watkins is an adapted PE teacher in Maryland and a friend of mine. His YouTube channel features videos on a variety of topics, such as creative exercises for children with disabilities, as well as creative uses of assistive technology.
As an adapted physical education teacher, subscribing to YouTube channels that specialize in inclusive physical education is an excellent way to enhance your teaching practice. By following the channels mentioned in this blog post, including Netflex Kids: Studio, you’ll have access to a wealth of inspiration, if there is a channel you love for adapted P.E. please put it in the comments below so we can add it to the list.
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