Learning Domains – Referenced

My blog series on Learning Domains (4 Learning Domains in PE, Refined and Hierarchy)  are easily my most read posts. They also generate the most emails, especially from trainee teachers. Most of the time they are asking whether they can reference it in their essays but there are much better references. In 2010 I was … Continue reading Learning Domains – Referenced

4 domains of learning in Physical Education – Refined 

  18 months on from my initial post about the different domains of learning in PE and my thinking on them has been refined. I am aware that once you accept a 'theory' and then use it to make decisions it becomes difficult to find fault and challenge it. It can lead to 'theory blindness', … Continue reading 4 domains of learning in Physical Education – Refined 

Trying to overcome Loss Aversion in PE

I felt my frustration rising. I had watched this group for a while now. There was a lack of willingness to put in any meaningful effort into the task. All the individuals in the group were not working at a level that was needed for learning to occur, let alone just get some benefit from physical activity. At … Continue reading Trying to overcome Loss Aversion in PE

#Relearn 4: Connections

Every time is different but also the same. New faces with new stories. Old hands with a retelling of theirs. Al and Mark prodding, poking and provoking. Connections and dialogue building out of them. This time I took on the role of listener rather than story teller. The new faces had some good stories to … Continue reading #Relearn 4: Connections

Assessment without levels – update

In August last year I wrote about the proposed assessment without levels model that we were going to try within the department. This post is an update. The scoring system in the original post was dropped pretty much immediately as it was felt it was a replication of levels which we wanted to try and … Continue reading Assessment without levels – update

4 domains of learning in Physical Education

During one of my recent departmental PE meetings, we may have moved away from the set agenda. Instead we engaged in an enjoyable but heated discussion about the 'best' students we had in Physical Education. So a few weeks ago I asked the #physed community the same question: To be fair it was a vague and subjective … Continue reading 4 domains of learning in Physical Education