J. D. Hughes

J. D. Hughes has been a physical education specialist since 1995. He has authored 6 physical education books and developed, designed and modified all of the material presented. The games and activities shared are classroom-tested and used successfully with children ages 4 to 14. Participants will learn tons of all-inclusive, fun activities to help minimize discipline problems and maximize participation to ensure that every child is provided with numerous opportunities to succeed. JD puts a focused emphasis on movement education; lessons that promote fitness- and sport-related skills, communication, cooperation, personal responsibility, and activities that encourage brainstorming and critical thinking. Come prepared to move, get re-energized and most importantly……have FUN!

 

 

 

J. D.'s Bio

Education: Kennesaw State, State University of West Georgia (Masters, Ed.S) 

 

Certification: National Board Certified- Physical Education: Early/Middle Childhood

 

Teaching Experience: 24+  years (Elementary)

 

Presentation Experience: 16 years 

 

Published Books: 

  1. No Standing Around in My Gym: Creative Lesson Plans, Games, and Teaching Tips for Elementary Physical Education (2002)

  2. PE2theMax: Maximize Skills, Participation, Teamwork and Fun (2005)

  3. PE2theMax II: Stepping up the “Game” in Physical Education (2008)

  4. The Best of No Standing Around in My Gym, PE2theMax Volumes 1 & 2 DVD’s (2009)

  5.  PE²: Double the Physical + Double the Education = Double the Fun (2011) and

  6. The Best of PE² and HyPEd Up Volumes 3 & 4 DVD’s (2013).

  7. HyPEd Up: Taking Physical Education Games to the Next Level (2017)

  8. HyPEd Up II: Physical Education Games to the Max (2019)

Awards/Accomplishments:

  • Outstanding Specialist in Ed. Student in Physical Education at State Univ. of West Ga, 1999

  • Outstanding Cooperating Teacher in Physical Education at State Univ. of West Ga, 2000

  • Bright Star Elementary Teacher of the Year, August of 2001-2002 school year

  • Named honorable mention in USA TODAY’S 2003 All-USA Teacher Team program, 2003

  • Georgia Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year (GAHPERD), 2004-2005

  • GAHPERD Acknowledgement Award, 2012

  • Share the Wealth Puckett-Merriman Physical Education Professional Award recipient, 2013

  • Mirror Lake Elementary Teacher of the Year, May of 2013-2014 school year

  • Georgia Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year (GAHPERD), 2014-2015

  • Southern District Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year (SDAHPERD), 2015

 

Potential Workshop Topics:

  • No Standing Around in My Gym: Lesson Plans, games, and teaching tips for physical education 

  • PE2theMax: Maximize Skills, Participation, Teamwork, and Fun

  • PE2theMax II: Stepping up the “Game” in Physical Education; PE²: Double the Physical + Double the Education = Double the Fun 

  • HyPEd Up! Taking Physical Education Games to the Next Level

  • Welcome to Let's Dance! Come Bust some Moves with J.D. Hughes

 

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