Teaching Resources

School Wellness Programs



  • Links
  • Physical Education Resources for Home and Hospital Instruction, Grades 9-12
    In accordance with Chancellor’s Regulation A-170, New York City’s Home and Hospital Instruction programs provide educational services to students who cannot be accommodated in a regular school facility because of a medical or physical condition and/or a severe emotional, psychological, or behavioral disability that prohibits the student’s attendance in school. The affiliate high school must provide the Home Instruction teacher with access to needed curricular materials, including those courses of study in physical education. Click here for guidance, resources, and sample assignments.
  • CDC's School Health Education Resources (SHER)
    CDC's School Health Education Resources (SHER)*provides user-friendly access to the myriad school health education offerings available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education
    The mission of NASPE is to enhance knowledge, improve professional practice, and increase support for high quality physical education, sport, and physical activity programs through research, development of standards, and dissemination of information.
  • Alliance for a Healthier Generation
    The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is a partnership between the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation. The alliance's mission is to eliminate childhood obesity and to inspire all young people in the United States to develop lifelong, healthy habits.
  • TeenSpeak... About Getting Fit
    TeenSpeak was created by and for teens like you. Hear about health...in your own words.
  • Health and Physical Education Requirements
    Reference guides to health and physical education requirements, standards, recommended resources, and more.
  • Interactive Training to Help Educators Learn About Psychological Distress in Teens
    The New York City Department of Education in collaboration with New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is offering teachers a free online training on how to identify, approach, and refer students who show signs of psychological distress.
  • Videos
  • NYC FITNESSGRAM Video NYC FITNESSGRAM Video
    The Fitness Assessment Video demonstrates exercises that conform to health and fitness standards.

If you have suggestions for additional resources, e-mail Teachers@schools.nyc.gov.