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: A New School Year - A Game Plan for a Successful Start
Kick off the school year by tuning in to the August PE Huddle with a focus on “A New School Year: A Game Plan for a Successful Start”. Join our guests Shannon Irwin, Bill Jones, and Richard Edgar as they discuss preparing for the start of school. The start of the school year has a large impact on how you feel about your classes and teaching in general throughout the school year. This month’s speakers have differing amounts of teaching and leadership experience so there will be something for everyone regardless of grade level and experience. This will be a “nuts and bolts” discussion as we discuss faculty issues, working with staff and administrators, and effectively meeting, managing, and teaching your students.
Bill Jones is the Director of Physical Education (Preschool-8th grade) at the University School, serving 870 boys in Junior Kindergarten to grade 12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. He received his M.S. in Physical Education from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. He has taught and coached for the past thirty-five years at independent schools. He was awarded the Chilcote Chair in Applied and Innovative Learning in 2011-2013 and the Donald C. Molten Chair in Athletics in 2013 – present.
Shannon Irwin has 17 years of experience in Physical Education, pk3-8th grade in both public and Catholic education. She served as an athletic administrator at Saint Andrew Catholic School in Fort Worth, TX and recently was named the Athletic Director for the Catholic Diocese. Shannon regularly shares her expertise by presenting at local, state, and national levels.
Richard Edgar has taught Physical Education in Arizona for 5 years. Richard earned his bachelor’s degree in Healthy Lifestyles and Fitness Science from Arizona State University and his post-baccalaureate teaching degree from Rio Salado. Before joining Mesa Public Schools, he started the Physical Education program at Eagle College Prep.
Perseverance and Honesty in Physical Education | Ep. 204
In this episode of the PE Express podcast, Darci Mick Beversdorf shares how she uses PE to help her students understand perseverance and grit. Connect with Darci on Twitter @DMickBeversdorf.
The PE Huddle: Promoting Lifetime Activities in Secondary Schools
This month the PE Huddle will focus on “Promoting Lifetime Activities in Secondary Schools.” For the past 40 years, physical education professionals have talked about the importance of graduating students who will be physically active throughout their lifespan. We will discuss and analyze why this important goal has not taken hold in many of America’s schools. Join us as Brett Fuller, Past President of SHAPE America, and Maria Corte, Southwest District High School Teacher of the Year, offer perspective and advice for personal and curricular changes that will help assure we graduate students who know how to stay active and healthy.
Maria Corte attended Arizona State University and University of Phoenix where she earned her Physical Education bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Maria has been teaching at Mesa High School for 28 years and at Arizona State University for 8 years. Maria was honored with the SHAPE Southwest District High School Teacher of the Year Award.
Brett Fuller is a Past President of SHAPE America and the Curriculum Specialist for Health and Physical Education within Milwaukee Public Schools; Wisconsin’s largest district which supports 175 health and physical education teachers. His career spans over three decades, and in that time his philosophy has centered upon the ideal of teaching students to be healthy for a lifetime.
The PE Huddle: Social Media and Technology | Ep. #25
View all of Gopher's free resources at https://www.gophersport.com/freeresources
Join our speakers for a PE Huddle that will bring a fresh look and perspective to our profession. Tom and Guy will discuss how social media and technology can improve your instruction, help you develop advocacy campaigns, and create videos that can serve as homework. Beyond the gym, social media and technology offer teachers a chance to learn from other teachers and share your best ideas. Join us as we offer ways to reach beyond “face to face” instruction in the gym.
Guy Danhoff brings together a solid background in communications and marketing applied to professional organizations, community programs and university systems. His skill in strategic planning based on digital and social media applications has helped professional organizations have a deep impact on their market and with members. His detailed attention to analytics guides decision-making, allowing organizations to effectively track progress in meeting goals.
Thomas Gelardi has been teaching Physical Education for over 16 years at the Elementary level in NY. He attended Manhattan College and Graduated with a BS in Exercise Science and a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from Adelphi University. He presented numerous PE workshops at NYC Zone, Nassau Zone, and NYS, AHPERD conferences. He also presented PE workshops virtually all around the world including United States, England, Thailand, Turkey, and India. He created a YouTube channel called Coach Gelardi’s “PhysEdZone” to support all Elementary PE teachers and programs with over 4 million views as well as providing Tips for PE Teachers on “Coach Gelardi’s” TikTok account with over 25k followers. A father of two beautiful daughters and a son.
The Purpose of Introductory Activities | Ep. 203
This podcast provides a detailed description of the purpose of the dynamicpeasap.com introductory activities.
If you enjoyed the podcast, connect with Aaron Beighle on Twitter at @AaronBeighle.
Leave Yourself Behind; Join the Team | Ep. 202
In this PE podcast, Dr. Robert Pangrazi shares why it's important to focus on creating group cohesion in class where every student feels part of the solution.
If you enjoyed the podcast, connect with Dr. Pangrazi @rpangrazi.
Love the huddle
Love listening to the huddle. But also like the quick tips. Bob oangeazi is a wise man!
Quick advice to start the day!
The PE podcast is exactly what I need to start my day. Great advice from PE experts in a short format that’s easy to digest.
Just what this PE Teacher needed
This podcast is exactly what I need. Quick, relevant, and helpful for anyone needing some inspiration in their very busy P.E. teaching day. Thanks and keep it going.