Using Augmented Reality to Increase Physical Activity Outside of School

Augmented reality, or AR, opens the door for various possibilities in a Physical Education/physical activity setting. Augmented reality works similar to a QR code, but instead of a QR code you have a target. A target can be a picture or even a real-life object. Once the target is activated it can overlay an object onto your screen, take you to an URL and much more. A great example of how the overlay works is Anatomy 4D. To see how the URL feature works, watch the following video, which briefly demonstrates one… Read More

Balancing Instructional Time with Practice Time: the story of Volleyball Bingo

@adamphowell #pechat can you give a volleyball example of differentiated small group inst? Do you pick your groupings based on needs? — Mrs Neal (@MrsNeal0) July 1, 2014 Last night while moderating the last session of #pechat, this anecdotal part of the discussion sparked a reflection from earlier in the school year. To give context, last nights #pechat focused on the balance between effective use of instructional time (IT) and practice time (PT). Much of what was discussed centered on things such as: effective planning, limiting teacher talk, purposeful practice vs. physical activity, questioning, and… Read More

#PHYSEDagogy: Doctopus with a side of Autocrat #gscriptchat

Naomi Hartl and I got together to discuss another script: Doctopus! An incredibly powerful document management script, Doctopus integrates fully with gClassFolders and other gScripts. I also have some ideas how to use Doctopus with one of my favorites, Autocrat! Check it out. #gscriptchat