• formative assessment,  peer coaching,  screencasting,  Technology in PE,  Uncategorized

    Get started using Screencasts in PE.

    Shout, Shout by Hebedesign licensed CC BY NC SA Feedback is any teacher’s essential tool. The challenge for any teacher, is to question how much do our students retain from our verbal (and as PE teachers, our physical efforts)? Does our feedback improve student performance? Does our feedback aid the understanding of a task? Do we offer feedback to all learning styles? How could we solicit more discussion about our feedback within our class? Recently a lot of research has been conducted on the the optimal ways to give feedback and the importance of this on student learning. John Hattie (Mayer et al 2011) is a leading voice in this…

  • screencasting,  Teacher Reflection

    Screencast for Grade 7 Gymnastics

    This month I have written an article for the ACHPER magazine (Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation) and will follow up with a blog post on their blog on this fantastic teaching and learning tool.  As part of this work, I would like share some of the screencasts created for my students from their very impressive Gymnastics routines. Screencasting Article for ACHPER – Examples of my screencasts made for students. Grade 7 Gymnastics – Example of a very strong group performance and screencast Grade 7 Gymnastics – Example of a mid-level group including Feedback from @clarindabrown – can be found here.

  • pegeeks,  Student Reflection,  Teacher Reflection,  Technology in PE

    Screen casting

    I have been interested in screencasting and using what screen casts offer for a while but this year really decided that I would try and use them for a variety of analysis and flip-class room projects and then have used socrative to try and gather really anonymous feedback from students about whether they are using them. I tried screenr to begin with and have found this program to be mostly reliable and very easy to use.  If you create an account it helps as you can then keep all your screencasts together allowing students to return to your stream multiple times.  I have also used screencastomatic which has more mouse…