At the crossroads

In my previous school the crossroads was where entry into the school dissected with the exit, but more than that it was a place of ritual for school sport. Rituals of meetings, greetings, departures and journeys. Also rituals of questions and reflections. Without fail, the first question that a player was met with as they … Continue reading At the crossroads

The PE Play Book – July 2019 Edition

The PE in the title will take on two meanings; Physical Education but also Practice Focused and Evidence Informed. What do I mean by Practice Focused and Evidence Informed? Practice Focused Evidence Informed Purpose of Curriculum Theory and Research Content of Curriculum My own experience of teaching Teaching of Curriculum Subjective Data Reflection on purpose, … Continue reading The PE Play Book – July 2019 Edition

The PE Play Book – June 2019 Edition

Every month for the last four years I have published the PE Play Book, a monthly round up of blog posts, podcasts, videos and online articles on PE and School Sport that I had read or listened to the previous month. However my reading habits have changed over that time and whilst I still read … Continue reading The PE Play Book – June 2019 Edition

The PE Play Book – May 2019 Edition

Blogger of the Month Martin Bingisser at Hmmr Media joins a small group who have been blogger of the month more than once.* This month on his website the theme has been 'The Young Athlete' and the content he has shared has been first class, whether discussing Physical education with Greg Thompson, demonstrating how to use games in training, providing an … Continue reading The PE Play Book – May 2019 Edition

The PE Playbook – April 2019 Edition

Blogger of the Month Jorge Rodriguez teaches primary school PE in Saudi Arabia and is the host of The Global PhysEd Voxcast, a podcast where he talks to educators from around the world and tries to learn from their unique experiences and perspective. Jorge consistently gets some great people on to interview about great topics such … Continue reading The PE Playbook – April 2019 Edition

The PE Playbook – March 2019 Edition

Blogger of the Month If you are a PE Teacher who wishes to attend to the creation of meaningful experiences in PE then you must follow the work of LAMPE on twitter and on their meaningfulPE blog . A group of PE researchers whose work relies heavily on the philosophy of Scott Kretchmar to make sense … Continue reading The PE Playbook – March 2019 Edition

The PE Playbook – February 2019 Edition

  Blogger of the Month Peter Pricket is a football coach who blogs at Always Football and as it says on his blog whether he is thinking, writing or coaching it is always about football. He sums up his approach to coaching football in a Talent Equation podcast -"I want to make myself unnecessary". Peter is currently … Continue reading The PE Playbook – February 2019 Edition

The PE Playbook – January 2019 Edition

  Blogger of the Month Rob Gray is an experimental psychologist and sports scientist at Arizona State University who hosts the excellent Action and Perception Podcast. His key focus is around improving performing and speeding up skill acquisition, two things that PE teachers and school sports coaches should be very interested in. Recent podcasts that have application … Continue reading The PE Playbook – January 2019 Edition

The PE Playbook – December 2018 Edition

  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 2018. If you are interested in PE or Youth Sport then you should definitely consider following them. PE Playbook – January … Continue reading The PE Playbook – December 2018 Edition

The PE Playbook – November 2018 Edition

Blogger of the Month Playing with Research in Health and Physical Education is a podcast from Risto Marttinen, Sara Flory and Dillon Landi which focuses on trying to make research more open and accessible to all stakeholders involved in PE and Health. The show notes of each podcast shares the research, they then invite the resreacher on the show to talk … Continue reading The PE Playbook – November 2018 Edition