Voices of #PhysEd: Not “Black” Enough?

I have always been aware of my race. I was made to be. Growing up in a predominately black area it was obvious that I didn’t fit the black ‘stereotype’. Promoting stereotypes is never a productive practice. They limit potential and label unnecessarily. The people who hype the black stereotype are the same people who scoff at being labeled in the first place = my classmates, my “friends”.

Voices of #PhysEd

I want to write about something deeply personal today.  Over the last couple of years, I have been blown away by the people who are part of the online digital physical education community.  The passion that so many physical education professionals exude digitally is contagious and I am continually motivated and inspired by these connections.  I can say the same for PHYSEDagogy. The relationships I have–professionally and personally–with Matt, Naomi, Collin, Jonathan and Sarah have been so empowering that I no longer feel isolated as a physical educator within the boundaries of… Read More