PE mission statement

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    Core Values, Advocation, Professional Growth, Networks and Literacy. A call to action.

    Sunset at Yaquina Head by Bureau of Land Management Oregon and Washington CC BY What do you stand for?  How are you core values visible to your student/ department/ community?  Are you delivering on the mandate of QPE?  What makes you say that? This past weekend I was humbled to give one of the Keynotes at the Asia-Pacific PE conference in Hong Kong.  This is the third annual conference hosted at HK International School and saw a lot of Educator’s from Asia, Australia and also now from the USA and UK in attendance. The last few months I have really been delving into who I am and what I stand…

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    Tracking student Movement – not just a PE teacher’s job

    This week three different stimuli have sat with me and they blend into one big issue – a much more sedentary life (which is killing us!) and that everyone needs to play a role in fixing it.   Movement education and Wellness are not just the responsibility of the PE teacher or coach in the after school programme, like literacy, we are all responsible for educating our students and sharing best life-long practice! I like to think that I am an active lifestyle person and a good role model.  I have my Fitbit on and this week received a new Flex (my One got eaten by the washing machine and…

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    #PhysEd – what is it? Time for change!

        083of365[NTR23] by NTR23 licensed CC BY NC SA Like other #PhysEd teachers connected on twitter, I have also pondered  @jessicaolien‘s article “Dodgeball Should Not Be Part of Any Curriculum, Ever” and read about the first 100 comments associated with her article and have been left scratching my head. I have read @PENathan‘s blog post “Being a #PhysEd role Model” and also watched/read and listened to most of the articles, podcasts and videos that he mentions (small World sometimes!) and I am left feeling there is a serious disconnect between what I see going on in many PE classrooms and what I read about what other’s experiences were in their…