Tag Archives: Sports


Calendar of Cool: Basketball Invented

Calendar of Cool: Basketball Invented

On December 1, 1891, Dr. James B. Naismith invented basketball, making today the 123rd birthday of the sport! Dr. Naismith was a Canadian-American doctor and physical education teacher. While working at the YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts, Naismith was asked to come up with a sport that could be played indoors in winter, and came up with


National Youth Sports Safety Month

Blog post written by Kelsey Johnson. April is National Youth Sports Safety Month! I’m sure many of you have young athletes in your classes. While it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of sports, it’s important to review the safety precautions beforehand. Take time with your students to review the some of these


What to do on SPRING BREAK?

  SPRING BREAK time is here.  Many teachers and students around the country are AMPED for some free/relation time. If you are going away on a family vacation, GREAT! But what is there to do if you are on a STAYcation (staying at home +vacation/break time)? If you are anything like I was as a