The Healthy Schools LAB will heighten awareness and understanding of issues and opportunities surrounding health and wellness in the K to PhD education system and contribute to the collective development of a healthy, active society.
Well folks, September to December has been one of the most “interesting” semesters I have taught in post-secondary education. My friends and colleagues teaching K-12 and in PETE programs across the country have also confirmed that I am not the only one feeling this way:… Continue Reading “Preparing for Round 2: Teaching PETE Online… Taking away positives from “emergency teaching””
Hey #physed’ers! It’s been awhile since I posted anything about physical literacy (like, 2 years…). Oh well – sometimes formulating ideas, searching for evidence and getting cool graphics designed just takes time! What follows is an introduction to a framework that I’ve been working… Continue Reading “Physical Literacy Praxis: AN evidence Based Framework for Your Review”
Not sure if you’ve noticed, but ‘back to school’ this year is a little different… We’ve had a long journey to this point, now it’s time to take a deep breath and dive in (don’t forget your mask!)! Our team here at the Healthy… Continue Reading “Back to School – COVID style…”
In my role as PHE Canada President-Elect, over the past 6 days I have had the distinct pleasure of co-hosting two Cross-Country Check In chats (Zoom meetings) to connect health and physical educators across Canada (and some global members). The first chat was on… Continue Reading “Hope, Failure and Success”
NEW Feature! Research to Practice (R2P). As you may or may not know, there is currently all sorts of research going on in the #physed world. All. The. Time. However, much of it seems to be published in academic journals that are hard to… Continue Reading “R2P: Engaging Girls in #physed”
I was recently provided with an opportunity (thanks Centre for Teaching and Learning!) to share my teaching philosophy and some specific teaching strategies through a short video as part of a initiative called Inspiring Teaching. The best part was being able to feature the… Continue Reading “Teaching Joy”
OK, this will be a super quick post in response to a Twitter conversation about large class sizes in #physed. 1. It’s a problem. 2. The issue also extends beyond class size and includes class composition (thanks Glenn Young!). 3. PE teachers let this… Continue Reading “Too many kids in #physed”
Full disclosure: I really (really, really) struggled with this post. It has eaten up a lot of hours and gone through at least four separate iterations before reaching this one (which, to be honest, I am still not totally happy with). In between writing,… Continue Reading “Ticked, Conflicted and (eventually) Motivated.”
Being blessed is a good thing. It can mean to be endowed with a particular attribute (“Edmonton is blessed with a fantastic river valley.”) OR to express/ give gratitude (“I bless the day Amy joined my class.”). In this post, I use both versions… Continue Reading “#blessed”
Thanks again to Jo Bailey for her fabulous ‘Part 1’ guest post. ‘Part 2’ of Natural Consequences (a response to Unnatural Consequences) comes to you from Andy Vasily (who has guest posted for me before!). Andy is a long time #physed Twittererer (@andyvasily), a… Continue Reading “Natural Consequences – Part 2”
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