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Still drowning, only better.

“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 […]

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Curriculum PE

Conversations in Sport Education

The model of Sports Education was designed by Daryll Siedentop. He felt that sport in Physical Education had been ‘decontextualised’, meaning it had been reduced to a shopping list of skills and tactics that needed to be taught and learnt before the game could be experienced. Not only did this take the primary focus of […]

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Curriculum PE

PE Challenge No. 3

Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coaches and take on different formats. You can try one, try the ones you like, or try them all. The hope is that it will stimulate thought about […]

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Teaching and Learning

A blog post revisited – Teach Meet: Behaviour Management

I think I have found a successful formula for my blog┬áto get a lot of traffic. ┬áThat is either be on the receiving end of a one sentence critique from @oldandrew or to point out the poor leadership of my line managers. However I didn’t start to blog for that reason, or for financial gains, […]