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

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

Why you should be playing games in your classroom
Health Ed / Outdoor Ed / Phys Ed

Why you should be playing games in your classroom

I have a stash of games at the ready for all sorts of occasions and groups I teach/lead. Whether it be for welcoming a new class at the start of the year, enjoying time around the campfire, challenging students communication skills, or taking a 5 minute active brain break there are plenty of reasons to play games! For all … Continue reading