#PhysEdSummit Badges

Introducing Badges For The 2016 #PhysEdSummit The #PhysEdSummit Team is excited to introduce badges to the 2016 #PhysEdSummit.  This is an exciting new adventure for this year.  It would not be possible without the help of Alice Keeler.  She wrote a blog post that gave us a easy to use system for distributing the badges.  Read her blog post about how to gamify your PD to learn more.   Also a special thanks goes out to Collin Brooks for creating all the badges that the #PhysEdSummit team helped brainstorm.  Collin really did some impressive work on… Read More

.@CollinBrooksie, SHAPE America Board of Director Candidate

  As many of you may know by now I have been selected as a SHAPE America Board of Director candidate. I am very humbled and honored by this opportunity. I feel it is very important to have not only physical educators on the SHAPE America Board of Directors but also young professionals. I would be grateful if you would take a few minutes to read the information I have provided below which outlines my passion and desire to further our profession. Voting has begun for SHAPE America Members and ends April 7th…. Read More

American Ninja Warrior Digital Badges in #Physed

Last  week in my physical education class students participated in an American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course. It involves student’s climbing over plyometric boxes, swinging on ropes, using the bouldering wall, jumping rope and crawling underneath objects. Obstacle courses are an extremely engaging activity for students, but as teachers it can be easy to forget to emphasize learning outcomes during obstacle courses. To help me with this I have created digital badges for students to increase student engagement and reflection during classes. Each badge represents different learning outcomes of the obstacle course. Here… Read More