Systematic Observation Part 1: Time Analysis

Over the coming weeks I will be sharing several ways to use systematic observation as a reflective tool in your teaching. Last year I completed the process of applying for the National Board Certification, and during this time I realized how important video analysis is for Physical Education teachers. It reminded me of graduate school when I regularly used systematic observation. During the #pechat this week, we discussed instruction time and how it relates to practice time. Systematic observation is a great way to take a close look at this. Systematic observation… Read More

#PHYSEDagogy welcomes Collin Brooks

It’s my pleasure to introduce to you Mr. Collin Brooks, a new member of the PHYSEDagogy team. Collin teaches elementary Physical Education in Bend, Oregon. He is currently the President Elect of the Oregon Society of Health and Physical Educators and is constantly craving new ways to reflect on and improve his teaching practices and help other professionals do the same. Collin is very interested in creating opportunities for students to be physically active before, during and after school; implementing meaningful technology into the Physical Education classroom; creating new quality activities based upon students interests; and using… Read More