Between Monday 25th July and Wednesday 27th July 2016 I attended the Teaching Games for Understanding Conference in Cologne, Germany. The following series of posts will be a collection of the information shared by the presenters with some of my personal thoughts and questions. We are what we teach: TGfU as a complex ecological situation – Joy… Read More TGfU Takeaways #1
This post was originally post on the PE Circle on 8th November, 2015 Due to the practical nature of our subject and the environments we find ourselves in, observation is at the centre of being an effective teacher of PE. At a basic level observation helps us with lesson safety, organisation and behaviour management. However its main… Read More Back to Basics: Observation
This post was originally post on the PE Circle on 4th October, 2015 Students need time in PE to be active, to practice, to develop knowledge and skills and ultimately learn. Time is one of the most precious commodities within our subject, however it is also in short supply. Effective PE teachers are ones that are able… Read More Back to Basics: Time Management
“Ten years of practice without reflection, is just one year of practice repeated ten times.” Today marks the second birthday of Drowning in the Shallow. Drowning in the Shallow is essentially a metaphor for how I was feeling when I first started blogging. Drowning, because I was increasingly becoming aware that it was impossible to… Read More Still drowning, only better.
Welcome to the July 2016 Edition of the PE Playbook. The PE Playbook is a review of blog posts over the past month that are specific to Physical Education or Youth Sport. Its about bringing these blog posts into a format that is easy to find, use and share. Hopefully this will result in more PE Teachers… Read More The PE Playbook – July 2016 Edition