There’s a tremendous debate going on in the United States regarding President Obama’s proposed reforms of their health care system. These reforms would provide medical coverage for the 50 million American’s who can’t afford health insurance. It’s a debate that Continue reading Mandatory Physical Education Could Pay for Obama’s Health Care Plan
Here’s an excellent example of politicians not understanding the benefits of physical education – cutting physical education as a way to reduce costs, but penalizing the taxpayer millions of dollars as a consequence. The Ohio legislature, which currently requires only Continue reading Physical Education Waivers Make No Economic Sense
I’m a track fan, so I really enjoyed watching the World Track and Field Championships over the past two weeks. Fortunately, I was able to watch three different versions of the meet: NBC, CBC and the live feed the live Continue reading Track Broadcasting Needs Better Announcers
It’s mid-summer and students are living their dream, especially the ones who don’t like to sweat during physical education classes. If you don’t believe me, read the following creation from the poet laureate of PE, Dr. Jim Riley (this poem Continue reading “I Hate to Sweat”…A Physical Education Poem
Summer vacation is just beginning for teachers here in North America. As usual, I’ll post only a couple of blogs over the summer – because most of you won’t read them anyway! So, we’ll publish once at the end of Continue reading Frustrating Day in Class?
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I spend many hours with my nose deep in scientific journals, ferreting out those tidbits of research that a physical educator might use. This extensive reading has led me to an inescapable conclusion: there are a lot of people doing Continue reading Does Your Lobster Need Tuning?