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. 7, 2020

James Baldwin’s ‘Talk to Teachers’ Is Just as Relevant Today

As I sit here, processing my thoughts on the severity of events that are currently grappling our nation, I reflect on the historical circumstances that…

By Jorge Santos

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Posted Aug. 10, 2020
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If You Want Justice, Teach Kids How to Read

In 1990, I was a brand-new teacher in an unusual environment: a Chicago alternative high school where teens and young adults could earn their diplomas…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Aug. 10, 2020
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America, I Know You’re Tired: A Letter From a Virtual Teacher

Dear America, Let me get this out of the way first thing: I am a public school teacher, and I wish I were in the…

By Jay Wamsted

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