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Tech integration in HPE: Linking, discussing, exploring, observing and brainstorming.
ICT in Ed

Tech integration in HPE: Linking, discussing, exploring, observing and brainstorming.

I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with a couple of Phys Ed teachers and explore tech integration in Health and Physical Education. We’d arranged to meet at a high school near their own to discuss, explore, observe and brainstorm together. We squeezed a lot into four and a half hours. Thought I’d share some of … Continue reading

Cooperative Learning in Phys Ed – Self reflection and brainstorm
ICT in Ed / Phys Ed

Cooperative Learning in Phys Ed – Self reflection and brainstorm

One of my fav middle school Phys Ed units is based around jump rope. To summarise the unit really briefly: students are taught some basic skills and safety pointers, then put into pairs and challenged to create a routine to music incorporating a set list of skills. Students ‘peer teach’ themselves the set list of skills by viewing task cards and watching videos, … Continue reading

What model or framework of tech integration is best?
ICT in Ed

What model or framework of tech integration is best?

Recently I read an online teacher discussion centred around the question ‘how many teachers are using the SAMR model in regards to integrating technology in your practice?’  The comments and responses introduced me to a variety of ‘models/tools/processes’ I had not heard of before. Up until know, I’d only really known about SAMR, and a little about TPACK. Heres a whole … Continue reading

An example of integrating tech in sport (Amateur Soccer Club)
ICT in Ed / Phys Ed / Sports Coaching

An example of integrating tech in sport (Amateur Soccer Club)

I recently got talking to my brother-in-law about the potential of integrating tech into sports training. Being a soccer player and coach he was interested to hear the possibilities and could picture some of the tech I mentioned being useful and even powerful… but, like a lot of teachers/coaches new to tech, he also seemed … Continue reading

Integrating tech in the SEPEP classroom
ICT in Ed / Phys Ed

Integrating tech in the SEPEP classroom

Sports Education in Physical Education Program (SEPEP) is a student centred approach to Phys Ed. Its a model that seeks to provide an authentic means for students to engage in Physical Education by taking the best parts of community sport to enhance student learning. If you’re unfamiliar with the SEPEP model check out this post and this video by the … Continue reading