Teaching kids to live an active and healthy life isn’t an easy task, and one that leaves physical educators with little time to focus on their own growth. This Physical Education podcast offers quick tips, activity ideas and teaching strategies in short, 3-5 minute episodes. PE experts share quick tips that you can listen to anytime and anywhere. Join us for 2-3 new PE Express episodes each week!
The PE Huddle: Physical Education and Social-Emotional Learning – A Strong Partnership | Ep. 24
Social-emotional learning and character development have long been a point of focus in education. Great teachers have always worked hard to help students mature into caring and positive adults. This month’s PE Huddle will examine why physical education is often an important environment for developing positive character traits. Join us as we chat about practical ways to integrate reflection, self-control, caring about others, and grit into physical education. If all the issues with COVID have helped create rage and anger, we as teachers can help students learn to cope and even prosper in these difficult times. Join our guests Chris Nichols and Leigh Anderson as they share their efforts to teach social-emotional skills within a successful physical education setting.
A Q&A with OMNIKIN’s Scott Williams! | Ep. 199
In this episode of the PE Express podcast, we're joined by Scott Williams. Scott is a former PE teacher and the US OMNIKIN Coordinator.
If you have any questions about OMNIKIN or would like to connect with Scott, feel free to reach out by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @PEScottWilliams.
Flag Football Lead-Up Activities | Ep. 198
Flag football can be an excellent way for kids to learn and better understand the skill set required to play football with limited risk. We know about concussions now; it might be best to have your child play flag football if unsure about playing tackle football. That way, they can gain confidence. Here are some ways you can get your students ready for your flag football unit.
If you enjoyed the podcast, connect with Chris on Twitter @tamez209
The PE Huddle: Promoting Activity and Success Through Adapted PE | Ep. 23
Join Marci Pope and Maria Corte as they share many thoughts, ideas, and techniques for creating a positive environment for students with disabilities. Marci Pope was an adapted physical education specialist for many years and is currently training teachers at California State University, Chico. Maria Corte is a high school physical education teacher at Mesa High School in Arizona. She has created and implemented a successful inclusion program for high school age students. Both instructors have years of experience and will offer practical and sensitive advice to physical educators teaching students with disabilities.
Let's Talk About Planning in Physical Education | Ep. 197
This podcast discusses the importance of curriculum planning in physical education. Are you looking to plan intentionally? Want to focus on student learning? This episode will give you some step-by-step instructions on how to plan using the backward design principles.
Connect with Collin Brooks on Twitter @CollinBrooksie.
Join the PE Search and Rescue Team | Ep. 196
In this Physical Education podcast, Dr. Robert Pangrazi shares how you can build a positive learning environment.
If you enjoyed the podcast, connect with Dr. Pangrazi on Twitter @rpangrazi.