The Healthy Schools LAB will heighten awareness and understanding of issues and opportunities surrounding health and wellness in the K to PhD education system and contribute to the collective development of a healthy, active society.
OK, this will be a super quick post in response to a Twitter conversation about large class sizes in #physed. 1. It’s a problem. 2. The issue also extends beyond class size and includes class composition (thanks Glenn Young!). 3. PE teachers let this… Continue Reading “Too many kids in #physed”
Thanks again to Jo Bailey for her fabulous ‘Part 1’ guest post. ‘Part 2’ of Natural Consequences (a response to Unnatural Consequences) comes to you from Andy Vasily (who has guest posted for me before!). Andy is a long time #physed Twittererer (@andyvasily), a… Continue Reading “Natural Consequences – Part 2”
This guest post is a direct result of a Twitter conversation about school sport opportunities. We were discussing re-imagining school sport and Steve Friesen reminded us of the value that intramural sport can provide. So, I asked him to write a guest post! Steve’s… Continue Reading “Guest Post: Why Intramurals? Why Not!”
Twice in the past few years, I have had to develop and refine a teaching philosophy statement (required for a tenure application and an award nomination). I struggled a bit with trying to define how and why I teach the way I do. However,… Continue Reading “Purposeful Teaching – My Philosophy”
Today, on World Health Day, I submitted this letter (but as a more abbreviated essay version) to the Edmonton Journal (I’ll let you know if and when it gets published…) regarding the place of HEALTH in our Education curriculum. Until then, enjoy it here!… Continue Reading “What the Health?”
I know. My Canadian friends are thinking, “What the heck is he writing about Track and Field (T&F) in November for?” Hey – it’s never to early to start planning your T&F or activity day for the Spring! As well, my friend Mel (@mjhamada)… Continue Reading “Track and Field Ramblings”
This post is for all my PE peeps out there. #pegeeks, #physed, #peplc, etc… I was given the opportunity a few years ago to give the combined Robert Routledge Memorial Address / R. Tait Mackenzie Scholar Address at the joint HPEC – PHE Canada… Continue Reading “A High Five and a Kick in the Pants”
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