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.
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”
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.”
Twice in the past few years, I have had to develop and refine a teaching philosophy statement (required for a tenure application and an award nomination). I struggled a bit with trying to define how and why I teach the way I do. However,… Continue Reading “Purposeful Teaching – My Philosophy”
We join our hero as he realizes it has been over 3 months since his last post… Speaking of Physical Literacy Part 3: An Introduction to Physical Literacy Praxis Right. So suddenly it is 2016. MARCH 2016! I am not sure how so much… Continue Reading “An Introduction to Physical Literacy Praxis”
Speaking of Physical Literacy, Part 2: Becoming Travel Agents In March 2015, Ever Active Schools hosted a Physical Literacy Summit in Calgary, Alberta. I was invited to close the Summit and chose the following title for my talk: Becoming Travel Agents for a Storied… Continue Reading “BE a Travel Agent”
I recently became aware of two very different stories about children and physical activity. The first was a Facebook video of a young kid cruising around in a parkour gym. If you haven’t seen it – check it out – it is worth the… Continue Reading “Something is very wrong…”
Sometimes I wonder about things – things we take for granted and perhaps just accept. Sometimes I dig deeper into those things – this is one of those times. A while back, I encountered two articles in the local paper that made me wonder… Continue Reading “Manly, yes?”
I have recently been re-reading A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller (author of Blue like Jazz and a few other tomes). This time around the book has been especially impactful as I am in the midst of some exciting (at… Continue Reading “Actively Improving Your Life-Story”
Free Range Learning, Creative Living, Gentle Encouragement, Big Questions, Poetry, Occasional Drollery
Learning About Meaningful Physical Education
Emancipation Through Dialogue, Inquiry, Introspection, Praxis, and PLAY!
Moving Forward - A Blog for PE Teachers
A question a day for Teachers with an emphasis on Health/PE
Crossing The Chasm from Good to Great Through Authentic Leadership
This site provides video based blogs on areas of interest in physical education and sport pedagogy
"Committed to Keeping Physical with Education"
PE, Youth Sport and Physical Activity