#PhysEdSummit Physical Literacy Sessions – Retro Badge

Here will be the listing of all physical literacy presentations that have been presented on during a #PhysEdSummit. Please enjoy the learning experience and remember if you watch three different physical literacy sessions, then you will earn a #PhysicalLiteracy retro badge for the 2017 #PhysEdSummit! #PhysEdSummit 1.0 with Kim Hlewka & Tracy Lockwood Physical Literacy Session Description:  The benefits of using Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) in PE classes and what change this brings for teachers and students and the ways in which teachers have to change the way they teach from traditional learning… Read More

One Word, One Community

PHYSEDagogy just delivered their keynotes at the National PE & Sport Institute in Asheville, North Carolina.  The main idea of the One Word, One Community afternoon keynote was to share what continues to push us as individuals and as group in physical education. The seven of us chose one word that represents our thoughts, captures our feelings, and provides us strength as we look forward to the upcoming school year.  At the conclusion of our Keynote, we invited the audience to share their one word. We were so inspired by what the audience… Read More

Teacher evaluation: Are we failing our profession?

I am writing this blog post tonight filled with a wide range of emotions: anger, sadness, more anger, fear, and despair.  I usually try to keep my emotions out of blogging, but I am taking a different approach with this post.  Clearly, I am emotionally charged.  My hope is that it will serve as a call to action for you. As you may already be aware, I am out of the classroom this year.  Currently, my job is managing a grant in my district helping to facilitate teacher led reform in four focus areas:… Read More