This is not how it was supposed to be: dealing with change

We have all found ourselves dealing with times when we have all said the phrase “this is not how it was supposed to be”. That significant other should have stayed with us, that thing shouldn’t have happened, I should have been able to go to that event. Life is ever changing and we live inContinue reading “This is not how it was supposed to be: dealing with change”

Being vulnerable: stepping into uncomfortable moments with students

The world around us is always changing and things will happen. Currently, we are over a couple weeks out from when the George Floyd death happened. The world has COVID-19 and we are in the middle of another civil rights movements. As a teacher, a major part of our job is help our students processContinue reading “Being vulnerable: stepping into uncomfortable moments with students”

Stay @ Home Summer PE Activities!

In the United States, we are headed into summer! The weather is getting warmer but yet, most of us are still home because of the pandemic. Some places are starting to open up however I wanted to provide some fun summer Physical Education activities! These will help your kids stay active and even outdoors. SomeContinue reading “Stay @ Home Summer PE Activities!”

I do not know where to start…

My heart hurts and I do not even know where to start. My heart hurts that some of my students grow up in a world where people do not accept them and they have fears. They have fears of walking down the street, they have fears of writing checks, running and honestly basic things IContinue reading “I do not know where to start…”

My “Why”: My reason I want to teach

One question you hear ever since you get into college is “why are you going to be ____” and for teachers this is especially true. Teaching is a unique field and a teachers why drives there teaching and who they are. You have to have a why. I firmly believe that because when days areContinue reading “My “Why”: My reason I want to teach”

Virtual Field Trips: A fun way to engage through Distance Learning

Right now with online learning, virtual field trips have become all the rage. Many different museums, aquariums and other places have recorded virtual field trips. These are awesome ways to have lots of engagement with your students. I personally found it was hard to find any that had lots of movement for our students andContinue reading “Virtual Field Trips: A fun way to engage through Distance Learning”

June 2020 Healthy Activities Calendar

Its officially summer! Some school districts are already finished with the school year while some are wrapping up this month! Summer is a super fun time for our students because there are summer camps and plenty of activities. This summer may look different because of the pandemic that is currently at play but lots ofContinue reading “June 2020 Healthy Activities Calendar”

A letter to all the now virtual teachers!

Dear fellow teachers, This is not what we expected when we walked into our schools on the first day of this academic year. You were so excited to see your new students, you had to first day butterflies in your stomach and all the hope and optimism for this school year. You have put soContinue reading “A letter to all the now virtual teachers!”

The 6 Dimensions of Health: The foundation of Health Education

Health education is critical for our students. This is because health affects every aspect of our students lives. Everything we talk about comes back to what we call the 6 dimensions of health. We are going to discuss what each of these dimensions are and different ways or ideas to teach each to students. NowContinue reading “The 6 Dimensions of Health: The foundation of Health Education”

3 end of the year VIRTUAL PE activities

It’s almost the end of the school year. The wonderful time of year where we celebrate what our students have learned and all of their accomplishments. Since right now everything is virtual, it is harder to be able to do that. I have compiled three different ideas that could be used right now virtually withContinue reading “3 end of the year VIRTUAL PE activities”