#PhysEdSummit 2017 – Conference Program


Conference Program

Hosted by:

Adam Howell | Jonathan Jones | Naomi Hartl | Jorge Rodriguez

Matt Pomeroy | Collin Brooks | William Bode | Sarah Gietschier-Hartman

Welcome to the #PhysEdSummit 2017!

The #PhysEdSummit is a FREE online conference put on by health and physical education professionals for health and physical education professionals. It is a virtual conference featuring 50-minute #HealthEd and #PhysEd webcasts. It starts at 8am Eastern Time (New York) on August 26, 2017. This FREE PD event will provide the global #HealthEd and #PhysEd communities access to presentations about best practices, teaching strategies, top tips, and cutting-edge resources. Note: Presentations are archived and can be viewed on the PHYSEDagogy YouTube Channel at anytime for your convenience.

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The #PhysEdSummit 2017 Conference Program At-A-Glance

Time (ET) Session Title Presenter(s) Session Link
August 26, 2017
8am (0800) Taking the Leap to Teach Abroad Marcus Down (@Down_with_PE)
Dan Popescu (@Dan_PE_Popescu)
Carlos Galvez (@clos_gm)
Daniel Inman (@danielrinman)
Evan Godsiff (@mrgodsiff)Adam Llevo (@MrAdamPE)
http://tozzl.com/t/ROxKxBlXrF
8am (0800) Thinking on Our Feet and Creating on the Fly Andy Hair (@mrhairphysed)
Arron Gardiner (@azzalanche)
http://tozzl.com/t/9h3L8ax6rU
9am (0900) Occupational Socialization of Physical Educators: Research review and recommendations Craig Parkes

Nick O’Leary

http://tozzl.com/t/wRM3W3vQPM
9am (0900) HRFK: An Intellectual Path to Physical Literacy Gary Lemke (@lemke)

Chad Killian

http://tozzl.com/t/UueNMmf5MM
10am (1000) A CSH Approach to Planning a Large Scale Community Event – Getting Students Active with Dance! Melanie Levenberg (@melanieg_pl3y)

Lara Paterson

http://tozzl.com/t/ciWQeCF1hB
10am (1000) Switching from Content to Skills-Based Health Education Deanne Romero (@Ds_healthedlife) http://tozzl.com/t/SL6JkoCLaX
11am (1100) You Have the POWER to Make PhysEd GREAT Christina Polatajko (@cpola17) http://tozzl.com/t/QvLlwXgAXT
11am (1100) WHY You Should Have FUNdamental Games in your PE Program Jace Ferguson (@Grand_Muchacho1) http://tozzl.com/t/ICqDs5gf5X
12pm(1200) Developing Physical Literacy Through Dance Melanie Levenberg  (@melanieg_pl3y) http://tozzl.com/t/Xowx2w0dQd
12pm (1200) Best Physical Activity Practice in the Health Classroom Mike Kuczala (@kinestheticlass) http://tozzl.com/t/eTpKAJkCx0
1pm (1300) Take Your Tech Outside! Dave Carney (@PE_Dave1017)

Jorge Rodriguez (@PhysedNow)

http://tozzl.com/t/MRNuVb9GgW
1pm (1300) Top Songs to Get Playful with Dance Melanie Levenberg  (@melanieg_pl3y) http://tozzl.com/t/J2G5KBFePa
2pm (1400) Gamification: Engaging Strategies to Produce Meaningful Learning Experiences Mike Ginicola (@PhysEdDepot) http://tozzl.com/t/FX3mnRgduD
2pm (1400) FMS Assessment Simplified Glenn Young (@glennyoung_PE) http://tozzl.com/t/FLbSXs63eX
3pm (1500) Plickers Magnets for Maximum Learning Engagement Mike Ginicola (@PhysEdDepot) http://tozzl.com/t/XtDRc05sNX
3pm (1500) Social Media and Reflection Justin Schleider (@schleiderjustin)

Makisha Rogers (@kisha4tech)

Shrehan Lynch (@misslynchpe)

Dorian Roberts (@drroberts)

Mike Morris (@mikemorrispe)

Nicholas Endlich (@nicholasendlich)

http://tozzl.com/t/UPkS7AFkZX
4pm (1600) Paralympics: Teaching Students That Everyone Can Be Active Lisa Berman (@BermanLisa) http://tozzl.com/t/WfaSMwaypc
4pm (1600) Large Group Activities a “PIRATE” Would Love! Pete Charrette (@CapnPetesPE) http://tozzl.com/t/uvf2CxpBmG
5pm (1700) Parkour: No Jumping Off Buildings! Lisa Berman (@BermanLisa) http://tozzl.com/t/dPQAv6rkBX
5pm (1700) Just Talk  Kris Lundgren (@lundgrenhealth)  http://tozzl.com/t/X4KXqA6Pld
6pm (1800) The Groove: Engaging the BODY, BRAIN, and BEING to Build Physical Literacy Michelle Hillier (@fit2danceinc) http://tozzl.com/t/VMlvzxpLFS
6pm (1800) Experience Breakout EDU Mark Foellmer (@coachfoe)

Becky Foellmer (@foes4sports)

http://tozzl.com/t/n3TNCU6b8F
7pm (1900) Useful Learning with Drones and 360 Cameras in the PE Classroom Carlos Galvez (@clos_gm) http://tozzl.com/t/0cfr9fni0s
7pm (1900) Creating the Foundations of an Effective Classroom Andy Hair (@mrhairphysed)


Arron Gardiner (@azzalanche)

Shane Pill (@pilly66)

Sean de Morton (@mr_d_pe)

http://tozzl.com/t/mp6XLFAd4v
8pm (2000) Physical Educators Use of Social Media for Professional Development (Group 1) Stephen Harvey (@drstephenharvey)

Aaron Beighle (@AaronBeighle)

Evan Godsiff (@mrgodsiff)

Sarah Gietschier-Hartman (@GHSaysRockChalk)

Justin Schleider (@schleiderjustin)

http://tozzl.com/t/TmDNAducaP
8pm (2000) Updating Health Curriculum to Meet the Needs of Today’s Teen Amy Lauren Smith (@teaching_health) http://tozzl.com/t/1WwVUFO9s5
9pm(2100) Physical Educators Use of Social Media for Professional Development (Group 2) Stephen Harvey (@drstephenharvey)

Jeff Carpenter (@jeffpcarpenter)

Collin Brooks (@CollinBrooksie)

Mel Hamada (@mjhamada)

Seth Martin (@smartintahoe)

http://tozzl.com/t/7mgzZSz7N2
9pm(2100) High Intensity Interval Training – Is it a HIIT for QPE or should we give it a miss? Nathan Weaver (@weaverteaches) http://tozzl.com/t/9L0HGc1BO9
10pm (2200) Inquiry in PE Roundtable: Questioning Tips, Tricks, and Personal Experiences Seth Martin (@smartintahoe)

Jorge Rodriguez (@PhysedNow)

Doug Gleddie (@doug_gleddie)

Mel Hamada (@mjhamada)

Stephen Harvey (@drstephenharvey)

http://tozzl.com/t/Qq5evAJfJT
10pm (2200) How Changing One Thing Can Change Everything Katie White (@KatieWhite426) http://tozzl.com/t/Z8qsSuTwyS
 11pm (2300)  Anatomy of Inequality: Understanding the role of physical education in addressing the academic needs of the whole child Martha James-Hassan (@drjameshassan)  http://tozzl.com/t/kJn4bPHNWx

The #PhysEdSummit 2017 Full Conference Program

August 26, 2017


Taking the Leap to Teach Abroad

Time: 8am ET (0800)

Speaker: Marcus Down (Thailand), Dan Popescu (Bangladesh), Carlos Galvez (China), Daniel Inman (Singapore), Evan Godsiff (South Korea), and Adam Llevo (England)

Intended Audience: Early Childhood, Future Professionals (PETE), Health Education, and Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Six international physical education teachers will explore a variety of topics within the realm of teaching abroad. You will hear a wide range of experiences and advice on living and working in a variety of different countries. Participants will gain knowledge to help begin the journey of teaching abroad. Backed by experience, presenters will share the challenges and rewards of teaching internationally. Presenters look forward to answering your burning questions regarding your move abroad! Back to The Top


Thinking on Our Feet and Creating on the Fly

Time: 8am ET (0800)

Speaker: Andy Hair and Arron Gardiner (Australia)

Intended Audience: Future Professionals (PETE) and Physical Education (Grades K-8)

Session Description: This session is highly experimental and anything can happen. Genius Hour is in the house! But we need your help. Andy and Arron are creative Aussies who think best on the fly and often adapt learning to how the students are reacting. This was evident at CAHPERD this year. In this session, you will be involved. You will be asked to give suggested equipment ideas and skills and Andy and Arron will show you how they mix the ingredients to create unique, purposeful, and impactful learning opportunities.


Occupational Socialization of Physical Educators: Research review and recommendations

Time: 9am ET (0900)

Speaker: Craig Parkes (United States) and Nick O’Leary (England)

Intended Audience: Future Professionals (PETE), Higher Ed, Physical Education, Research, and Teacher Wellness

Session Description: The occupational socialization (OS) of PE teachers largely explains their pedagogical practices. It therefore warrants continuous research. Firstly, this presentation will provide a background to teacher socialization and describe the OS framework. Secondly, we will present an overview of OS research and the major findings. Thirdly, the presentation will discuss two original OS research projects. Finally, future OS research possibilities will be considered.


HRFK: An Intellectual Path to Physical Literacy

Time: 9am ET (0900)

Speakers: Gary Lemke and Chad Killian (United States)

Intended Audience: Physical Education and Research (Grades 6-12)

Session Description: Many secondary students demonstrate low levels of health-related fitness knowledge (HRFK). There is growing evidence that HRFK plays a key role in students’ physical activity and personal fitness. To move the body, one must first engage the mind. However, limited instructional time and crowded curricula create barriers.   Learn how to improve HRFK through a balanced academic/kinetic curriculum. Participate in a national research study to gain free access to blended learning technologies.


A CSH Approach to Planning a Large Scale Community Event – Getting Students Active with Dance!

Time: 10am ET (1000)

Speaker: Melanie Levenberg and Lara Paterson (Canada)

Intended Audience: Future Professionals (PETE), Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, Physical Education, and Teacher Wellness (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Dance is a powerful tool to get people moving. Learn how one community used a CSH approach to organize “Celebration of Dance” – an event where 7,100 students from two school districts came together to dance for the health of it. Learn about the organizations who came together to make it happen, see their action plan, listen to lessons learned, be impressed by the impact…then access planning tools to get your school community ACTIVE with dance!


Switching from Content to Skills-Based Health Education

Time: 10am ET (1000)

Speaker: Deanne Romero (United States)

Intended Audience: Health Education (Grades 6-8)

Session Description: During this session, participants will engage in mini health lessons to learn how to execute them, and practice and apply skills-based health approaches to create health literate students.


You Have the POWER to Make PhysEd GREAT

Time: 11am ET (1100)

Speaker: Christina Polatajko (Australia)

Intended Audience: Physical Education (Grades K-5)

Session Description: This session is about making your PhysEd program a GREAT one. As educators we heavily focus on skills and movements when creating programs, but including the ‘little things’ will help you more to make a difference. This session we will focus on including a values, mindset, themed-based culture into your programs. Become a PhysEd superhero today!


WHY You Should Have FUNdamental Games in your PE Program

Time: 11am ET (1100)

Speaker: Jace Ferguson (United Arab Emirates)

Intended Audience: Physical Education and Research (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Physical Literacy, this term has been gaining momentum throughout the health and physical education world with the potential to enhance students’ experience. Join me as I give a brief review of why I have started to integrate the concept of physical literacy directly into my unit planning, the research behind PL, and how a FUNdamental Movement Unit is planned, assessed, and integrated throughout my yearly plans to assist students on their physical literacy journey.


Developing Physical Literacy Through Dance

Time: 12pm ET (1200)

Speaker: Melanie Levenberg (Canada)

Intended Audience: Dance Education, Early Childhood, Future Professionals (PETE), Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, and Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Bring your PE program to life with dances that foster physical literacy and develop fundamental movements skills (FMS)!  Learn simple moves from a variety of world dance styles PLUS a sports themed dance. Get tips on how to foster a positive and playful learning space that addresses all four Elements of Physical Literacy (physical, affective, cognitive, & behavioral).


Best Physical Activity Practice in the Health Classroom

Time: 12pm ET (1200)

Speaker: Mike Kuczala (United States)

Intended Audience: Early Childhood, Future Professionals (PETE), Health Education, Higher Ed, Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, and Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: This session will provide a detailed framework for using movement and physical activity in all learning contexts including the health classroom. Participants will also gain knowledge in order to become a source of information for other staff members. Other topics include the brain/body connection, the cognitive principles that support using physical activity, and why movement and physical activity enhance the teaching and learning process.


Take Your Tech Outside!

Time: 1pm ET (1300)

Speaker: Dave Carney and Jorge Rodriguez (United States)

Intended Audience: Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, Physical Education, and Outdoor Education (Grades K-5)

Session Description: In this session, we will be discussing the many possibilities of utilizing technology in outdoor PE spaces. This will include topics such as warmups, assessment, self-directed activities, instant activities, equipment, and apps.


Top Songs to Get Playful with Dance

Time: 1pm ET (1300)

Speaker: Melanie Levenberg (Canada)

Intended Audience: Dance Education, Early Childhood, Future Professionals (PETE), Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, Physical Education, and Teacher Wellness (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Get ready to move, wiggle, boogie and get playful as you learn 5 simple dances guaranteed to get your whole school community moving! The students picked their fav Top 40 songs and we co-created easy and fun moves and combos that develop Fundamental Movement Skills. In this is workshop you’ll get visual tutorials, choreo notes and coaching cues on how to engage students through an interACTIVE class style!


Gamification: Engaging Strategies to Produce Meaningful Learning Experiences

Time: 2pm ET (1400)

Speaker: Mike Ginicola (United States)

Intended Audience: Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Take your program to the next level by gamifying lessons or activities in order to maximize student engagement while simultaneously assessing student learning and teaching to a growth mindset. Discover how to give students more choice and voice, empowering them to take more ownership over their learning. The presenter will share a wide range of gamification viewpoints, samples, and resources that will benefit beginners and veterans alike.


FMS Assessment Simplified

Time: 2pm ET (1400)

Speaker: Glenn Young (Canada)

Intended Audience: Future Professionals (PETE) and Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Effective administrator-teacher-parent-student communication is fundamental to student success. Before we get to the information on a report card the teacher must decide what they want to communicate as student learning. With lots of focus on assessment, evaluation, and reporting, how are the concepts of progress, improvement, or achievement truly represented? A simple structure will be provided to enable teachers to focus on student learning rather than evaluating and reporting.


Plickers Magnets for Maximum Learning Engagement

Time: 3pm ET (1500)

Speakers: Mike Ginicola (United States)

Intended Audience: Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: In this session, I will share what Plickers magnets are, how to best utilize them, and why they are so incredibly powerful in our learning environment. Attendees will see the different magnet designs being used, learn how to create a set for their program, and learn how they can easily work with self-directed learning systems, like SOLO Taxonomy and TGfU, to greatly increase student engagement and participation.


Social Media and Reflection

Time: 3pm ET (1500)

Speaker: Justin Schleider, Makisha Rogers, Shrehan Lynch, Dorian Roberts, Mike Morris, Nicholas Endlich (United States)

Intended Audience: Adapted Physical Education, Aquatics, Before and/or After School Activities, Dance Education, Early Childhood, Future Professionals (PETE), Higher Ed, Health Education, Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, Physical Education, Outdoor Education, Research, and Teacher Wellness (Grades K-12)

Session Description: This session will discuss why blogging and social media is so important for teachers to utilize and participate in to improve as a teacher. We (Justin?) will discuss the different types of social media as well as different platforms for blogging and how it changed our (his?) teaching.


Paralympics: Teaching Students That Everyone Can Be Active

Time: 4pm ET (1600)

Speakers: Lisa Berman (United States)

Intended Audience: Adapted Physical Education, Future Professionals (PETE), Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, and Physical Education (Grades K-8)

Session Description: The Paralympic Unit at The Soulard School was taught while the 2016 Paralympic Games were going on in Rio. The main objectives of the unit were to review basic movement skills while also expanding the students’ understanding of how people of all abilities could be active. Students participated in track and field events, boccia, sitting volleyball, and more. This session will provide easy-to-use lessons with pictures and videos to show how the unit progressed with K-5th grade students.


Large Group Activities a “PIRATE” Would Love!

Time: 4pm ET (1600)

Speakers: Pete Charrette (United States)

Intended Audience: Before and/or Afterschool Activities, Future Professionals (PETE), Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, and Physical Education (Grades K-8)

Session Description: Watch some real students “in action” as they participate in some COOL standards-based movement that is: P-practical, I-inspirational, R-radical, A-active, T-timely, and E-Edgy. Let Pete Charrette (Cap’n Pete’s Power PE) show you some extremely fun, fast moving, and energy boosting fitness-based and manipulative skill activities that are ideal for your large group elementary/middle school PE classes. The session will include a mix of discussion, animated visuals, and some short, but impactful video clips!


Parkour: No Jumping Off Buildings!

Time: 5pm ET (1700)

Speaker: Lisa Berman (United States)

Intended Audience: Before and/or Afterschool Activities, Future Professionals (PETE), Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, Physical Education, and Outdoor Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Parkour is a great way to meet the standards for physical literacy and personal responsibility. This session will discuss common misconceptions of parkour and show through pictures and video how the K-5 students at The Soulard School in St. Louis studied this discipline. A variety of resources will be shared to help teachers develop their own parkour unit.


Just Talk

Time: 5pm ET (1700)

Speakers: Kris Lundgren (United States)

Intended Audience: Health Education (Grades 6-12)

Session Description: This session will be a discussion about mental health awareness and suicide prevention. Attendees will learn how to become an Agent of Impact with Hope For The Day, an organization that achieves proactive suicide prevention by providing outreach and mental health education through self-expression platforms.

 


The Groove: Engaging the BODY, BRAIN, and BEING to Build Physical Literacy

Time: 6pm ET (1800)

Speaker: Michelle Hillier (Canada)

Intended Audience: Before and/or Afterschool Activities, Dance Education, Early Childhood, Future Professionals (PETE), Pedagogy, Physical Activity, Physical Education, Teacher Wellness (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Don’t miss this chance to experience an innovative teaching approach which explores physical literacy with the BODY, BRAIN, and BEING. Learn how the Groove can be applied to physical education to promote wellness and allow students to be active without competition or choreography. We use simple, fundamental movement sequencing, repetition, creativity, and social inclusion with no time or peer pressure. Material can be used as one-off activities for skill development, warm-up games, to build athleticism, or in a playlist sequence. Be inspired by global music to improve strength, stamina, coordination, balance, agility, and social skills. When you Groove, “you can’t get it wrong!” *Note: NEW Online Groove Teacher Resources are available to support the content in this session if participants would like to purchase it.


Experience Breakout EDU

Time: 6pm ET (1800)

Speaker: Mark Foellmer and Becky Foellmer (United States)

Intended Audience: Before and/or Afterschool Activities, Future Professionals (PETE), Higher Ed, Health Education, Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Breakout EDU games address the 4 C’s: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity. The complex problem solving and teamwork required in Breakout EDU engages learners of all ages. Participants will be paired up and will use email, Twitter DM, Voxer, Google Docs (or any other agreed upon communication method) to experience a live online collaborative HPE Breakout EDU challenge. Q and A will follow to answer questions such as: the concept of Breakout EDU, how to set up a breakout for your classes and information on creating a breakout. It’s Time for Something Different!


Useful Learning with Drones and 360 Cameras in the PE Classroom

Time: 7pm ET (1900)

Speaker: Carlos Galvez (China)

Intended Audience: Aquatics, Athletic Directors, Physical Education, and Outdoor Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: After working with drones and 360 cameras in PE I’ve gone through lots of trial and error. Through experimentation, I have created student assessments and maximized student learning with these technologies. This session will display student work and will show how unintimidating these technologies are. We will also take a look at which products are best for your budget and apps available to use.


Creating the Foundations of an Effective Classroom

Time: 7pm ET (1900)

Speaker: Andy Hair, Shane Pill, Arron Gardiner, and Sean De Morton (Australia)

Intended Audience: Future Professionals (PETE), Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, Physical Education, and Outdoor Education (Grades K-8)

Session Description: In this session, our four energetic and creative Australians will be discussing the foundations they believe are essential in creating an effective classroom setting. Their discussions are likely to be centered around, but are not limited to: walk-in activities (starting learning before learning starts), visible learning intentions or driving questions, achievable and differentiated success criteria, how to layer a lesson, and your role as a facilitator of learning rather than the teacher of the grade.



Physical Educators Use of Social Media for Professional Development (Group 1)
Time: 8pm ET (2000)

Speaker: Stephen Harvey (United States), Aaron Beighle (United States), Evan Godsiff (South Korea), Sarah Gietschier-Hartman (United States), and Justin Schleider (United States)

Intended Audience: Early Childhood, Future Professionals (PETE), Higher Ed, and Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: The aim of this session is to investigate some of the key benefits and challenges gained from using social media for professional development and learning in education. Experts from around the world in elementary, secondary, and tertiary education sectors will enter a focus group discussion moderated by the lead presenter. The discussion will highlight some key practical strategies about how to become integrated in using social media, and, at the same time be a critical consumer of social media.


Updating Health Curriculum to Meet the Needs of Today’s Teen
Time: 8pm ET (2000)

Speakers: Amy Lauren Smith (China)

Intended Audience: Health Education, Higher Ed, and Research (Grades 6-12)

Session Description: One of the benefits of a skills-based model is that it gives teachers freedom to adapt content to best suit the unique needs of their student population. In this session, participants will be given tools to add current health concerns–including sleep hygiene, technology balance, anxiety, mindfulness, and more–to their curriculum while maintaining a focus on skills. Ready to implement resources will be shared along with time to discuss any other relevant concerns.


Physical Educators Use of Social Media for Professional Development (Group 2)
Time: 9pm ET (2100)

Speaker: Stephen Harvey (United States), Jeff Carpenter (United States), Collin Brooks (United States), Mel Hamada (China), and Seth Martin (United States)
Intended Audience: Early Childhood, Future Professionals (PETE), Higher Ed, and Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: The aim of this session is to investigate some of the key benefits and challenges gained from using social media for professional development and learning in education. Experts from around the world in elementary, secondary, and tertiary education sectors will enter a focus group discussion moderated by the lead presenter. The discussion will highlight some key practical strategies about how to become integrated in using social media, and, at the same time be a critical consumer of social media.


High Intensity Interval Training – Is it a HIIT for QPE or should we give it a miss?
Time: 9pm ET (2100)

Speakers: Nathan Weaver (Australia)

Intended Audience: Before and/or Afterschool Activities, Physical Education, and Research (Grades K-12)

Session Description: Current best practice requirements expect students to engage in MVPA for at least 50% of class time. Considering time available for quality physical education (QPE), this is a difficult feat. The presentation aims to share findings from a recent pilot study regarding the potential efficacy of incorporating HIIT principles within a rich learning environment. This is a high energy interactive presentation, so please set yourself up in a space where you will be able to move freely. Downloading the resource package from goo.gl/AicFto prior to the start of the presentation will also help the session run smoothly.


Inquiry in PE Roundtable: Questioning Tips, Tricks, and Personal Experiences
Time: 10pm ET (2200)

Speakers: Seth Martin (United States), Stephen Harvey (United States), Mel Hamada (China), Doug Gleddie (Canada), and Jorge Rodriguez (United States)

Intended Audience: Future Professionals (PETE) and Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: We will be having a round table discussion using questions from teachers in the Twitter and Voxer communities about using inquiry in PE, specifically the art of inquiry based questioning. Members of the round table will share personal experiences, resources, and tips that will help other professionals enter into inquiry-based PE with more confidence. We will also discuss our perspectives on the power of using inquiry in teaching students to be physically literate.


How Changing One Thing Can Change Everything

Time: 10pm ET (2200)

Speaker: Katie White (Canada)

Intended Audience: Dance Education, Future Professionals (PETE), Health Education, and Physical Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: This session explores the power of assessment to create hope and efficacy in learners. By empowering students to be in charge of their own learning stories, adults can support the development of learners who are confident and capable. When educators deeply understand the destination themselves, they can comfortably walk alongside students as they take ownership for their own growth.


Anatomy of Inequality: Understanding the role of physical education in addressing the academic needs of the whole child

Time: 11pm ET (2300)

Speaker: Martha James-Hassan (United States)

Intended Audience: Adapted Physical Education, Afterschool Activities, Before and/or Dance Education, Early Childhood, Future Professionals (PETE), Health Education, Higher Ed, Physical Activity, Recreation, or Sport, Physical Education, Outdoor Education (Grades K-12)

Session Description: In this presentation, we will examine physical education instruction through a lens of cultural fluency. To accomplish this task we will unpack the layers necessary to address social justice topics and the needs of students in meaningful ways in health and physical education classrooms.

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