Running: A lifelong skill to teach!

Currently, it is spring time which means its track and field season. Incorporating what sports are going on during the seasons is a great way to help plan your school year but also help keep your students excited! We also want to make sure we are teaching skills that our students can use in duringContinue reading “Running: A lifelong skill to teach!”

Transitions: A key part of the classroom

During the hustle and bustle of the day, teachers need ways to get ahold of their students. These ways need to be quick and effective so that they can have as much learning as possible. The way to do this is through effective transitions. Transitions is something evaluators look at because they are essential toContinue reading “Transitions: A key part of the classroom”

Music in Physical Education

Music is one of the fun parts of physical education. In my own life, there’s music to get me excited, there music for when I am sad or theres music for all the in-between. Music is a central part of our world. One awesome thing about music is it brings people together and can beContinue reading “Music in Physical Education”

Modifications in Physical Education: What you need to know

In our physical education classes, there will be learners of all abilities and needs. That is why we modify our instruction to meet all of their needs. Some of our students will have predetermined accommodations through IEP and 504 plans. Those we legally have to follow. But, some of our students may struggle or excelContinue reading “Modifications in Physical Education: What you need to know”

Integration in the Physical Education Setting

In Physical Education we teach a lot. We are focused on skills and games but also, how to be a good person and team work. We also focus on conflict resolution and trying to help our students become life long movers. However, it can be fun to incorporate what students are learning in other classesContinue reading “Integration in the Physical Education Setting”

Get to know your students: Questions to ask!

As I have written about before, getting to know your students is extremely important. One way to get to know your students is to ask questions. Questioning can lead to conversations and knowing people more! Personally, I like to ask students a bunch of different questions. I like to ask goofy questions, serious questions, whatContinue reading “Get to know your students: Questions to ask!”

Geocaching and hiking: An easy way to get moving outside

I remember when I was a kid my dad would take my sister and I geocaching. We loved it because it is a basically a big game of hide and go seek! Before I keep talking more about this, let’s answer the question “What is geocaching?” Great Question! Geocaching is “a game in which playersContinue reading “Geocaching and hiking: An easy way to get moving outside”

Infectious Disease Mini Unit

Currently, my state is under stay at home orders do to the COVID-19 virus. With this virus, our worlds have been shaken and everyone is feeling lots of emotions. I know students are struggling to understand what is happening and the world around them. There is the news, other media, parents and friends opinions allContinue reading “Infectious Disease Mini Unit”

Building Connections

In the past week and month, connections with others is extremely important. Currently as I am writing this post we are on about like day thirty something of stay at home orders due to COVID-19. During this time, I have learned to connect with people in different ways. I can not go out and getContinue reading “Building Connections”

Save the Bees – at home activity chart

Currently in the state of the world, families are staying safe at home. While this is awesome to help the public health of our countries, our families are needing creative ways to stay healthy and entertained. I have already made 4 stay at home physical education games that families can play. These come with detailedContinue reading “Save the Bees – at home activity chart”