A Global Vision Becoming a Reality One Professional Development Seminar at a Time

Fit Kids Fit Future™ has been busy this month spreading the Fit Kids Fit Future™ methodology to an additional thirty-six teachers in the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES area through our in person Professional Development Seminars Fit Kids Fit Future is a ground-breaking-standards-based Physical Education and Health curriculum for use in elementary through high school. Binders containing clear, easy-to-follow lesson plans explicitly aligned to Common …

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2016 NYS AHPERD Central North Zone Professional of the Year

The Fit Kids Fit Future team would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Tammy Alcott (Co-Owner of Fit Kids Fit Future and Health and Physical Education Teacher at Waterville CSD) on winning the 2016 NYS AHPERD Central North Zone Professional of the Year Award. According to the NYS AHPERD website this “award is given to an outstanding administrator or teacher who is recognized …

We Do a Good Job down Here

Pat yourself on the back and congratulate yourself because you are doing a great job in the classroom and/or gymnasium! And you are doing it despite budget constraints, staying on top of ever-changing state and national standards, the pressure of unannounced and announced observations, the demand to differentiate your instruction to meet the needs all students, and the myriad other …

“…your budget requests are due…”

I have always dreaded the arrival at this time of the year of that message. It comes at a particularly busy time for teachers, and it’s not a task that I enjoy doing. Part of it is timing, and the rest of it is the challenge of trying to buy quality curricula and equipment that is in students’ best interest …

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Coming Back from Christmas Vacation Just Got a Little Easier

It’s odd how when someone you respect says something to you, the words come back to you over and over again.   I was very fortunate to have Kathy Huber, a wonderful mentor, my first year as a health teacher at Sherburne-Earlville.  She guided me through the challenges of how to fill out a grade book, course outlines, curriculum development, discipline …

78th Annual NYS AHPERD Conference

Fit Kids Fit Future will be presenting at the 78th Annual NYS AHPERD Conference at the Turning Stone Convention Center, in Verona, New York. Presentation Date: November 19, 2015 Presentation Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Room Assignment: Seneca Presenters: Tammy Alcott and Josh Lewis This hands-on, interactive session will provide an overview of both the physical education and health education …

Discover Your Students Hidden Genius With This Powerful Health Lesson Plan

Our hidden genius lesson explores a carefully crafted process designed to assist students in discovering their hidden genius.  Our purpose is to motivate students to view themselves as unique, to set them on the path of discovering their individual skill set and how they might use this to contribute to the lives of others, to animals, or to the planet. …

Fit Kids Fit Future Highlighted on WKTV

Video Credit: Nicole Pitt It was great witnessing Fit Kids Fit Future in action at Madison Central School District and New York Mills Union Free School yesterday (10/15/2015). Thank you to Nicole Pitt with WKTV NEWSChannel 2 for an outstanding news story. Click here to view the WKTV story!

Discovering the Hidden Genius In All Students

Wednesday 10th period as my likeable high school health class settled in their seats, the agenda written in marker on my whiteboard (I’m a bit old school) said; “Drawing on the role models from the worksheet DO YOU KNOW THESE PEOPLE?, their top 5 values, and their responses to the worksheet MY HIDDEN GENIUS, work with your partner to design a company that provides a …