The final episode in the Back to School edition of PHYSEDagogy was probably my favorite teacher spotlight to date. Paul Zientarski is a role model in the #PhysEd community for the work he has done in shattering the stereotype of the role of Physical Education programs in the United States. His role in developing the “New PE” at Naperville Central High School in Naperville, Illinois was the basis for one of the case studies in the book SPARK, by Dr. John Ratey. On a personal note, I can say that it was… Read More
I was really excited for the second episode in the #PHYSEDagogy #backtoschool edition. I had the chance to meet with the original PE Geek himself, Jarrod Robinson. Jarrod is a teacher in Australia and he has always stood out as a unique person in the #PhysEd community because of his fusion of technology with his teaching. As you will see from our chat though, Jarrod made it pretty clear which one should come first. Very refreshing to chat with him! You can find Jarrod on Twitter @mrrobbo and his website, ThePEGeek.com.
Welcome to the #PHYSEDagogy #backtoschool edition! Over the next few weeks, I’ll be having a discussion with someone notable in the #PhysEd field. In our first episode, I had the opportunity to chat with NASPE Elementary Teacher of the Year Patty Kestell! It is awesome to chat with someone who has so much energy and enthusiasm and is 23 years into her career. Give it a watch to learn from an exceptional veteran teacher! You can find Patty on Twitter @pk_lv2teachpe and her Thorson Elementary teacher website.