Podcasts and Webinars

Want to get some free PD? Just check out the following free webinars and podcasts that I have done and shared!


PODCASTS

The Talking Heads: Distance Learning

I had the chance to catch up with some great educators from all over the world who have been dealing with the response to close schools due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In this podcast we all share our experiences, feelings and advice for how to handle such a interesting time.

Episode 26: ConnectedPE Podcast

I had the opportunity to connect with Jarrod Robinson and the ConnectedPE Podcast in 2017 and share my experiences and value surrounding Physical Literacy and how it is an important cornerstone to students development.

Episode 62: Energetic Education Podcast

In 2018, I had the opportunity to connect with Dale Sidebottom and the Energetic Education Podcast to share some of the philosophies I have surrounding education, movement and student/staff wellness.


WEBINARS

Purposeful Planning in Physical Education

This presentation has been used as part of the 2020 #PhysEdSummit Online Conference, and presented as a live workshop at the PHASE AP conference in Hong Kong and has also been a part of the Alberta Teachers Association online conference series.

Looking to bring meaning and purpose back to your lessons? In this session, we will be exploring the concept-based planning approach and how it can have a direct impact on your daily lessons. We will be unpacking the process, making it fit your needs so you can walk away with a new unit plan that can be used in your classes!

Survival Guide to eLearning Webinar

This presentation went live in April of 2020 as a webinar for the Home Based Physical Education Summit hosted by ConnectedPE

eLearning is something that is new to all of us! Most of us have been tossed into the situation with little to no warning or perpetration. Something that might be intimidating to some.

In this session, we will be exploring some survival tips from someone who was thrown into eLearning suddenly and has made it through nine weeks! We will be exploring promising practices for distance learning, tips for survival and walkthrough a workflow that has kept things “normal” for professionals, students and families.

Just click on the image and it will take you right to the webinar recording.

Purposeful Planning in a Virtual World

This presentation went live in March of 2020 as a resource for those teachers who are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and moving into a world of virtual teaching. Thanks Dale Sidebottom for having me on!

In this webinar we unpack how to bring purpose into your planning to increase student progress, engagement and more! We also explore how I have taken this approach and applied it to my eLearning platforms so that my students can still learn and develop as we all learn and work from home!

Purposeful Planning in Physical Education

This presentation has been used as part of the 2019 #PhysEdSummit Online Conference, and presented as a live workshop at the PHASE AP conference in Hong Kong in 2019.

In this presentation we explore the concept of purpose in Physical Education, how we can structure our planning to support the why and value in each of our units and lessons. A resource if also developed to promote purposeful planning in your program.

Making Assessment Real: Assessment Fixes for Physical Education

This webinar has been presented for the 2016 #PhysEdSummit (a 24 hour online conference), and also as a live workshop at the 2016 ConnectedPE conference in Dubai and the 2017 February #TeachMeet Conference in Dubai.

In this presentation, I explore current trends in assessment, the history behind them, implication on student learning and the potential fixes that can make assessment real in Physical Education.

Assessment Fixes for Physical Education: Part 2

This presentation has been used for a 24 online conference by ConnectedPE in 2018 and will be presented at the 2018 APPEC conference in Hong Kong.

In this presentation we revisit some of the research that backs promising assessment practices in Physical Education that brings the students directly into the process and communicates clearly the level of progress and growth in classes.

Combining Physical Literacy Concepts into Standards Based Assessments

This presentation has been used as part of the 2017 ConnectedPE Online Conference Series and has been referenced in various podcasts and assessment discussion that take place on twitter.

In this presentation, I explore how we can make a more meaningful connection to curriculum through physical literacy conceptual understanding and how they can make a meaningful connection to the SHAPE National Standards. We then explore how they can be used in a teachers day-to-day planning and assessment strategies.

Linking Long-Term Athlete Development to Your Program

This presentation has been used as part of the 2017 ConnectedPE Online Conference, the 2017 #PhysEdSummit Online Conference, and originally presented as a live workshop at the 2016 ConnectedPE conference in Dubai.

In this presentation we explore how Long-Term Athlete Development theories and best practices can be applied to a Physical Education program to not only enhance the quality experience for all students, but provide a meaningful experience for those gifted athletes to continue to develop the skills needed to move into elite athletics.