Jeff Mushkin

Guest Blogger

Director of Curriculum Development, Sportime

Louisville, Kentucky

Jeff Mushkin has a bachelor of science in physical education, a master’s degree in public health, and over 20 years of experience in physical education, health and nutrition.

Jeff currently serves as the director of curriculum development for Sportime featuring SPARK, a division of school specialty, and lives in Louisville, Kentucky. Among his many roles, Jeff oversees the development of SPARK curriculum, websites, professional development workshops, and physical education resources for teachers.

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Posted Oct. 19, 2017

P.E. Class Isn’t Just Extra, Our Kids Need It

The health and wellbeing of American students should be paramount, regardless of socioeconomic status. Unfortunately, this is not always the…

By Jeff Mushkin

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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