Upgraded FITNESSGRAM® 10 Now Available in Texas at No Cost
State funding enables
Texas public schools to upgrade to the new hosted state version
Texas local education agencies (LEAs) can upgrade each of their schools to FITNESSGRAM
10 (FG10) at
NO COST until May 2015 with funding
provided by the 83rd Texas Legislature.
receive a district site license, which provides software access to all LEAs, updated FITNESSGRAM test
manual, and key code access to the online FITNESSGRAM media, LEAs will be able to complete
an online form - it’s that easy!
Check this web page for updates and complete instructions as they become
in it for me?
latest and greatest is within your reach! The hosted state software is
user-friendly and web-based with instructional tools, easier imports and school
reports, and more! KEY POINTS:
- No need to purchase or maintain servers at the
district level - It is hosted with its founders and developers at
The Cooper Institute. Hosting services include full technical support and all
updates and enhancements as they become available.
- Free access with Internet - All
schools in each district can have access to the software anywhere with Internet
- No need to annually export data – Once
student data is recorded access is available at the state level.
state model license - Allows
for the implementation of requirements in Texas Education Code, Sections
38.103-38.104, which call for an analysis of the results of individual student
performance, without undue burden on the LEAs.
- FG10 Training – multiple opportunities for LEA IT
and teachers will be available starting in January. Check this web page for updates regarding
dates, times and recorded sessions as they become available.
FG10 Student app - Available
for iPad, iPhone, and Android devices. Complete with ACTIVITYGRAM® surveys
and reliable FITNESSGRAM Knowledge Tests (also available in PDF format). Note: Must be on FG10 to
access the student app.
PACER - Updated PACER equation to predict
not include BMI in the calculation. Look up tables will be available for
students to see how many laps are necessary to achieve the Healthy Fitness Zone®.
BMI standards - Healthy
Fitness Zone standards now in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC) growth charts (commonly used by pediatricians).
instruction - Online
staff development tools available for teachers.
- Email student reports - Increase
student privacy, time efficiency, and reduce paper waste.
tools - ACTIVITYGRAM 3-day recall and Activity Log (PALA Award).
- Statistical reports - Reader-friendly with graphics to increase impact.