What is Physical Education pedagogy?

I came home tonight to find the latest edition of Active Education (AE) magazine waiting for me. Active Education has stories on Physical Education, Outdoor Education, Coaching and nutrition for those involved in health and physical activity. It is locally produced and promotes mainly Australian venues and products but the articles have an international application. … Read more What is Physical Education pedagogy?

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Degrees of separation

Here’s a presentation I did on the value of a Personal Learning Network (PLN) as part of  a TeachMeet@PLANE online session on the 25th of July, 2012. The presenter notes DEFINITELY help you make sense of it all. You will need to visit the actual Slideshare site to see them. Just click on this link … Read more Degrees of separation

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Research, The Olympics and some stuff in between.

After a recent #pechat on Twitter not long ago (follow this link to see an extract on Storify)  I knew I had something to share about formal research and teaching practice, but it was hard to get the thoughts buzzing in my head and crystallise them into words. So I did what I normally do … Read more Research, The Olympics and some stuff in between.

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Visualise tweets…

I found this site the other day and just love what it does with a twitter search. It would make a great backdrop to a workshop or display with tweets coming up as they’re received. Unfortunately WordPress.com blogs don’t allow iFrame embeds, so I can’t make it look funky. Click on the image to see … Read more Visualise tweets…

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Inspiration and influences

Read any column about musicians and they’ll invariably be asked about their inspirations & influences. Listen to their music and you can probably hear the influences they mentioned. I got to wondering about where I get my inspiration and influences from for the work I do. Do I just derive previous work in PE, or professional learning, … Read more Inspiration and influences

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TweetPost #1

I don’t know about you, but I don’t always have time to check out links from Twitter, especially when I’m in the run. I really appreciate the Favourite function, which allows me to come back and read stuff later that looked intriguing. So, once a week, I’m going to do a short post on a … Read more TweetPost #1

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Question Time in the house.

Communism–  a political and economic theory proposing the replacement of private ownership of goods or capital with common ownership and distribution upon need. (“Communism.” -Ologies and -Isms. 1986. Encyclopedia.com. 25 Feb. 2012) Capitalism  – In a capitalist economic system most productive assets are held by private owners, and most decisions about production and distribution are made by the … Read more Question Time in the house.

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,600 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … Read more 2011 in review

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Just a thought on real time GPS tracking

I was having a conversation with a colleague in the car the other day. We were talking about someone losing an iPhone. My mate said “he should have Find My Phone activated, cause then he’d find it easily” The fact that at that particular moment we were moving along in the car got me to … Read more Just a thought on real time GPS tracking

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