Bloggers of the Year
As with keeping in tradition, there is no Blogger of the Month in December. Instead, we have a reminder of previous Bloggers of the Month throughout the whole of 2017. If you are interested in PE or Youth Sport then you should definitely consider following them.
- PE Playbook – January 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Changing the Game Project
- PE Playbook – February 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Joey Peters at Game Play Learn
- PE Playbook – March 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Mel Hamda at melhamada.com
- PE Playbook – April 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Tim Buszard and James Rudd at Skill Acquisition Research
- PE Playbook – May 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Nate Babcock on Medium and EmanciPLAYtion
- PE Playbook – June 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Dr Justen O’Connor at Health Physical Education and AssessmentHPE
- PE Playbook – July 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Paul Gamble at Informed in Sport
- PE Playbook – August 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Jono Byrne at My Fastest Mile
- PE Playbook – September 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Dr Ash Casey at PEPRN
- PE Playbook – October 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Chris Beardsley at SandCResearch
- PE Playbook – November 2017 Edition – Blogger of the Month – Sean D’Arcy at Right Back on the Bench
Find previous PE Playbook Bloggers of the Month from 2015 and 2016
Top 10 Articles of the Month
afPE Chair on why physical education in schools is about ‘so much more than producing sporty people’ is a statement from Mike Crichton on how PE includes sport, but just sport isn’t PE.
Early Years Group: Response to the Ofsted publication ‘Bold Beginnings’ is The International Physical Literacy Association’s acknowledgement and counter to the Goverment’s recent report and recommendations for the Reception Curriculum.
Are sport mega-events an opiate for the middle classes? is an opinion piece by Professor Mike Weed about the aim of large sporting events.
Top Ten Sporting Myths That Are Killing Your Sport by Wayne Goldsmith offers some clear solutions to the problems he thinks are killing youth sport.
- Perspectives on Physical Literacy: National Conversation
- Staying active – what makes the difference?
- Why are so many 12-year-olds unable to run, jump or catch?
- PE and physical activity can change the narrative for mental health
- Surviving Ofsted
- Model Fidelity
- How will Leaving Certificate Physical Education work?
- Spurs player in global teacher prize shortlist
- 5 SPARK Studies That Highlight the Importance of Physical Education
- Were You Your Best in 2017?
- 10 Questions to Critically Reflect On
- High School Phys-Ed Horror Story Highlights Risk of Tying Exercise To Weight Loss
- How to build a better athlete – starting in kindergarten
- 3 Key Issues for Physical Education
- All exercise is movement—but not all movement is exercise.
- Newton’s First Law
- Does Your Gym Floor Help You Teach?
- Are you making “Kudos Calls” to Parents?
- 8 Simple Holiday Games for PE
- Connections to Community: Blog Post #4
- Christmas Activity Ideas
- G5 Individual Pursuits
- Holiday Games For #PhysEd
- ROLL in the NEW YEAR! – January Fitness Challenge
- Total Game and Physical Education
- Praise Postcards
- How Actions are Perceived
- Facilitating Student-Created Outcomes
- iPhys-Ed.com in 2017: A Year in Review
Tech in PE
- Parent Teacher Conferences and Seesaw
- One Hundred Ways to Use Technology in PE
- Using Forms To Differentiate Instruction
Research in PE
- Modelling resilience
- Understanding key terms of dynamical systems theory
- What is movement degeneracy? And how is it related to skill acquisition?
- Avoid body-focused instructions, especially early in practice
- Mixing it up a little: Benefits of interspersing demonstrations with physical practice
- How Small – Sided and Conditioned Games Enhance Acquisition of Movement and Decision – Making Skills
- Effect of school-based physical activity interventions on body mass index in children: a meta-analysis
- Negative Experiences in Physical Education and Sport: How Much Do They Affect Physical Activity Participation Later in Life?
PE Podcasts and Videos
- Dan Popescu | PE Talk & Learning from Failure
- Assessment For Learning In Physical Education
- Unpacking Primary PE with Adam Llevo
- “The decision comes before the action…but we teach it the other way around” – a conversation with Jack Walton
- Physed with Christina Polatajko
- The Constraints-Led Approach to Coaching I: What are Constraints?
- The Constraints-Led Approach to Coaching II: Dynamics & Representative Design
- The Constraints-Led Approach to Coaching III: Evaluating its Effectiveness
School and Youth Sport
- The Key to Engagement
- Experience and Age
- Valuing play within coaching
- The Culture Code: Our 2017 Book of the Year
- Observe and Adapt: A Complex Systems Approach to Coaching
- 8 More Warning Signs Of Really Bad Youth Sports Coaching
- Ecological Dynamics Approach to Skill Acquisition
- #7 I am Only One: Say NO to Being a Yes-Man
- 8# I am Fallible: 5 Ways to Balance the Paradox of Success
- Dear Santa: A Coach’s Christmas Wish
- My Top 10 Tips For Coaching Kids From 2017
- Athlete Development Process
- Developing at all costs
Other Articles of Interest
- Cricket Australia is changing the junior game as we know it, and it’s about time
- What I Read in 2017 by Craig Pickering
- Educating Decision Making
- Is There a There There?
- The 12 Best Sports Coaching Tweets of 2017
- My Favorite Books for 2017
- Athletics Australia – Junior Sport Policy Consultation
- Philosophical critique exposes flaws in medical evidence hierarchies
- Best books on coaching and teaching 2017 by James Marshall
- The Benefits of Living Like a Craftsperson
- 7 mental models you should know for smarter decision making