Track & Field

  • 30-Day Challenge - Writing,  curriculum,  Sports DAy,  Teacher Reflection,  Track & Field

    Day 20: Region Challenge Unit

    Region Challenge Unit  Recently our team came together to discuss eLearning in the run up to the end of the year. With Week 15 or 16 starting this week, and with a changed school calendar to accomodate changes with breaks, holidays and assessment, we had to revamp our current plans with something different. We have noticed students dropping off in engagement and we wanted to try and bring them back in and not overwhelm them or their families. We also have a very small number of students returning to school, and wanted to think about how to grow their communities and give them things they could do together within the…

  • Sports DAy,  Teacher Reflection,  Track & Field,  Uncategorized

    Student Leadership and ES Sports Day

    P1090788 by Paul O CC BY Spring is in the air, the Cherry Blossoms are poised to burst into bloom and so our Elementary Sports Day looms close.  Last year I blogged about Sports Day ideas with Doug Gleddie and I wanted to share what we are hoping to do this year as part of a two or three year plan for evolving our ES Sports Day. We evaluated our plan and day from last year.  We felt that although the students had a lot of fun, the day needed to align more closely with our philosophy of PE at YIS.  Now we don’t have a written down statement but the sentiment is that…

  • collaboration,  Teacher Reflection,  Track & Field,  Twitter

    Track and Field Ramblings – New Age of PE and T&F days!

    InfraRed Running Sculpture by Vincent_AF CC BY NC My friend @doug_gleddie and I recently had a wee Twitter flurry focused on alternate track and field events/days. After our short exchange of ideas, we decided to collaborate on this blog post to highlight our perspectives and thoughts. Take a read, tell us what you think and, most importantly, please contribute to the google doc we have started to share your ideas as well (link at the end of the article)! Doug’s Ramblings! I started teaching PE at a school that followed a very traditional program and T&F was run as a school wide meet. When I took over as the male…