I teach Physical Education, not Gym class.

In todays Youtube Video, I talk about how I teach Physical Education and not gym class. This topic for me is important because I want to be respected as a physical education teacher. I know sometimes being a physical educator we get looked down on. People will go “Oh you just play games all day”.Continue reading “I teach Physical Education, not Gym class.”

Overhand Throwing: How to teach this skill at home!

As we are starting off this school year and we are mostly virtual or hybrid or whatever your school is doing. We can all agree teaching physical education is hard. Students are wearing masks, some can’t use equipment, some aren’t allowed to run and they have to be social distancing; oh and we have requirementsContinue reading “Overhand Throwing: How to teach this skill at home!”

Refocusing for the next school year

As teachers we are finally starting to hear about plans for next school year. But with all of this and our own feelings and thoughts in this situation, it can be very overwhelming. How do you keep your motivation up when everything is changing? I talked about it in my latest youtube video however, IContinue reading “Refocusing for the next school year”

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!”

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”

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”

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!”

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”