So, I have been wanting to create this poster for sometime now. Being a Physical Education teacher is often filled with frustration because of the stereotypes that are associated with our awesome profession. Boooo stereotypes!! If you are not from the greatest nation in the world, you might not get the beauty of the rant. … Continue reading The PE Teachers Rant
I know what you are thinking, when did health and physical educators become so philosophical? Don't they just roll out a ball and watch kids play while they finish their morning coffee and check sports scores? I'm sorry to burst your bubble, but that age-old stereotype is long gone and doesn't have a place in … Continue reading What is Your Purpose?
Well, its that time of year again. Exams are right around the corner and it's an excellent time for me to take a step back and really reflect on student wellness. It's the perfect time to see where we are at and what support that we need to provide for our students. Why during exams … Continue reading Reflecting on: #wellness
As Health and Physical Education professionals, each and every one of us hold a very important leadership role for our students. If you are really lucky, this leadership role may also transfer to your staff and your school community (if you read that with a tone of sarcasm then I know what you are thinking!). … Continue reading Leadership Lessons I Learned From Becoming a Parent
Want to see highly educated professionals suddenly become afraid, just say "we are changing..." in a meeting. I have always found this reaction interesting. Why do teachers find change so intimidating? Why do emotions run so high when change is coming down the pipes? Is it because people see change as a chance of failure … Continue reading Change: A Terrifying Word
Well, here it is. As 2016 winds down and 2017 is gearing up and getting ready to go, this is an excellent opportunity to sit back and reflect on a very busy 2016. When I think about my professional goals and development I can only think of one word that can describe it: change. For … Continue reading A Year in Review: 2016