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Guest Post: Reimagining Physical Education by @jeffjgiles

What is the purpose of Physical Education? What competencies should a student that has journeyed through Physical Education possess? How do you cater for the variety of individuals that are present in your Physical Education class? I believe that one of the primary functions of Physical Education is to develop the students attitude and skills […]

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The child as an agent of movement

This week on Twitter I asked the following question: Would the explicit teaching and automaticity of basic movement patterns then allow for the implicit learning of complex sports skills? — Sporticus (@ImSporticus) April 27, 2016 The responses have been varied, deep and complex giving me much to think upon, especially with curriculum design and content. […]

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Physical Literacy: Motivation

In my previous post I stated that Physical Literacy as an outcome for Physical Education is a concept that I personally think has great potential to shape our provision. However it still requires a lot of work to clarify, understand and place into practice. Margaret Whitehead in her book Physical Literacy. Throughout the life course describes physical […]