The Physical Education Matrix: Establishing Quality Practices

With the global pandemic of 2020, hopefully we all have had some time to reflect on the qualities of a Physical Education program. 2020 has been an interesting year. We have seen the rise of distance learning, the loss of teacher-focused pedagogy and the birth of innovative 21st-century pedagogy, the creation YouTube PE/Fitness sensations like … Continue reading The Physical Education Matrix: Establishing Quality Practices

Designing Meaningful Experiences Part 1: Unpacking

Hello PE/Athletics/Education world!! A couple of weeks ago, I shared an image on Twitter. It was something that I have been thinking about and struggling with for some time. When I was completing my Master's degree in 2013, I came across the model of competition. It was a framework that would help promote and foster … Continue reading Designing Meaningful Experiences Part 1: Unpacking

WHY We Need Quality Health and Physical Education in Junior High/Middle Schools

First off, I would like to apologise in advance for this post. Usually I attempt to provide some tools and tips to help improve instructional practice and program development, and today I am not going to do that. I am not going to talk about the HOW but the WHY, why we need to have … Continue reading WHY We Need Quality Health and Physical Education in Junior High/Middle Schools