Aaron Beighle

Physical Educator

Aaron Beighle holds a Ph.D. from Arizona State University and is currently a faculty member at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Beighle regularly consults with a variety of organizations interested in youth physical activity promotion. He has been a leading advocate for Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs since its inception in 2006.

Aaron has written more than 80 research-based and practical articles as well as six books, most notably Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children. He recently collaborated with Dr. Bob Pangrazi and Gopher to make their widely used lessons plans available for free via dynamicpeasap.com

Extended Workshop: Ready to Use Online Curriculum Resources: Dynamicpeasap.com

Standards, grade level outcomes, assessments, activities, scope, sequence AHHHHH. Balancing all of these to develop a quality physical education can be daunting. www.dynamicpeasap.com

This website offers a field-tested, evidence-backed, credible curriculum that saves time and is adaptable to fit your needs. Dynamicpeasap.com is based on renowned textbook and curriculum Dynamic Physical Education by Dr. Robert Pangrazi. This curriculum has been field tested for 50 years and includes assessments with every lesson. Come learn how to take these materials back to your gym ASAP.

“Branding” Our Profession….Who the Heck Are We? (1 Hour Workshop)

Physical education has long been plagued with an identity crisis that some have called a “muddled” mission. This discussion-based session will seek to open conversations centered on who we are as a field, identifying “whys” for physical education, and brainstorming strategies to move the field towards a brand for our profession. Come ready to share your ideas and hear the ideas of others.

Making Fitness Meaningful & Motivating (1 Hour Workshop)

Like most activities, fitness activities are not inherently good or bad. The quality of these learning experiences is highly dependent on how they are taught. This active session will have participants engaging in a variety of fitness activities, all with an eye towards instructional practices that motivate students and make physical education meaningful.