I’m teaching a unit on Improving Performance with my Year 10 students at the moment. They choose a sport they want to investigate (ideally the one they play at the moment) and come up with a personal improvement plan for themselves. The aspects of the investigation are up to them, but we talked through some … Read more #pegeeks Mythbusters
I have played around with a few gadgets in class over the years to try and mesh tech and the outcomes of my PE programs. I played around with cheap GPS data loggers and found they could be useful for analysing player movement in a game situation, just like the pros., for a fraction of … Read more GoPro in PE
I recently bought some DVR glasses from Kogan. I thought they might be an interesting experiment for a PE classroom. This test was with my son sitting in the front seat of our car, on the way to his school. I noticed the .avi video quality was much better viewed straight form the memory card. Uploaded to YouTube, it seemed to … Read more DVR Glasses
I’ve been playing around with a cool little app on the DER laptops that are in schools in NSW. Tracker is a free video analysis and modelling tool, designed originally for physics classes, but perfect for analysing movement in PE classes too. While not being an uber sport scientist geek, I found the app to … Read more Tracker video analysis and modelling tool.
Just a quick one. Part of our Yr10 School to Work assessment task portfolio is to be “mock” interviewed. In order to get ready for this (for some) traumatic experience, I decided to exploit a piece of software on the DER laptops. Called Debut Video Capture, it allows you to easily record video using the … Read more Students making their Debut