Back to Basics: Pupil Organisation

This post was originally post on the PE Circle on 27th September 2015 Organising pupils during a lesson is an essential skill that needs to be developed by the PE Teacher. There are two main types organisation of pupils within PE lessons; grouping and transitions. ¬†Ensuring these are well planned helps to keep disruptions to … Continue reading Back to Basics: Pupil Organisation

Back to Basics: Routines

Originally posted on The PE Circle on 20th September 2015 As soon as pupils enter the changing room to the moment they leave we are expected to respond to all manner of scenarios that are both expected and unexpected as PE Teachers. Routines are a simple way of organising the expected and managing the unexpected. … Continue reading Back to Basics: Routines

A Models Based Approach to PE: Cooperative Learning

A Models Based Approach to PE: Cooperative Learning Cooperative Learning within PE is a models based approach that focuses on students working together in small groups to master subject matter content. This essentially gives the students the joint responsibility of both learning the content and also ensuring that their peers learn it as well, moving … Continue reading A Models Based Approach to PE: Cooperative Learning

Routines through Cooperation

I once wrote this about Cooperative Learning within PE: I have always taken quite a behavioralist approach to building trust with my pupils. Rules, routines and expectations, clearly communicated and firmly but caringly followed up. I feel it is my role to ensure not just the physical safety of pupils in my class, but also … Continue reading Routines through Cooperation