I’ve been prompted to revisit the original post “No Spoons” and give an appraisal of where it got our class. I can honestly say it’s been a difficult 9 months (there could be an extended metaphor on pregnancy in this, maybe), but in reflecting on the experience I have some good leads on where to … Read more From No Spoons, to ladles, and in between
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?
My TweetPost tweet this time sent me off to an interesting article on…no…see if you can guess what it’s about. It was a “List” article. You know, where the author gives you a list of ideas they think are useful. I normally give up reading these articles because they tend to be vapor (i.e mainly … Read more TweetPost #2 – multi function pedagogy
Normally around this time of the year my out of school reading time is taken up with proof reading reports, the odd copy of Australian Mountain Bike magazine or a quick flick through the newspaper before work. But after a recent discussion on Twitter with Dr Ashley Casey (@DrAshCasey) on Physical Education pedagogy, he recommended … Read more Physical Education Futures
A couple of light bulb moments have marked my first week back at work after travelling overseas on leave with my family. Before we went to Italy, I set up a blog to record our adventures. When I say our, I was more interested in how my boys would use it. They were a kind … Read more The light bulb came on
I’ve been meaning to reflect on the Staff Development Day (SDD) that took place on our first day back in Term 2, but the impending departure of the Jones collective overseas has left me with too few spare moments to sit down and write. When the focus for the SDD was revealed at our executive … Read more It’s like algebra…
You know how when someone jumps off a tall cliff, or out of a plane, or just makes a big leap into the unkonwn they usually yell out something like “geronimooooo…” as they go? That’s pretty much the way I’ve jumped into gadgets and technology since I can remember when. It’s not that I’m careless … Read more Geronimo!!!!