It just so happens that there’s a PE conference going on this week. In my town. During my spring break. And I decided to attend. It’s been a few years since my last PE gathering so this opportunity was hard to ignore. Impressive conference swag here at #ECISPE17 Nice work, VIS team! pic.twitter.com/Gd47WybiRb — Sherri… Continue reading Move.Learn.Live Day 1
Although I write about a number of different topics, what I do, how I earn my living, is teaching. Elementary physical education, in fact, from Pre-K up to 5th grade. For the most part, my students love PE. They are excited to be in the gym, to play the games we play, to be active… Continue reading Repetition Works Wonders
I’m not sure I really want to write this post. Part of me says, “c’mon, get over yourself.” While another part is saying, “it’s bothering you, get it off your chest, move on.” Here’s the deal. I like fun, I like movement and games, I like people from lots of different backgrounds – put all… Continue reading Spikeball for Everyone?
Last spring I made an offer to the 5th graders: If any students were interested in forming a group to create a dance to perform in the annual all-school dance performance, I would gladly coach them and help them prepare. About 2 weeks later, one student handed me a list of names plus titles of… Continue reading Choreographing Pop Danthology
Let’s face it, when we teach, we never really know for sure what we’ve accomplished. We may see or hear fairly convincing evidence of our students’ learning. But determining exactly how much or which parts of that learning are actually attributable to our daily heroic efforts remains elusive. The space between teacher teaching and sudent… Continue reading What I hope I am teaching