As the scholastic sport season winds down, I’d like to post this message from a coach to his athletes. Circumstances beyond his control left Colin Ward, the head track coach at Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School, unable to attend the city Continue reading A Good Luck Message From A Caring Coach
A trend in physical education has been to make PE classes less difficult so that every student can enjoy them. So here’s a concept that bucks that trend. It uses a fitness program called CrossFit to make special classes more Continue reading Can You Use CrossFit In Physical Education Classes?
Here’s a funny video about the benefits of exercise and the disadvantages of inactivity. Produced by the European Commission and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), it’s titled “Go On, Get Out of Your Armchair.” As you can see, Continue reading Get Out of Your Armchair Video Promotes the Benefits of Exercise
Bobsled bodies is a fun cooperative contest you can play in class or as an icebreaker. Groups of students sit behind each other in line and wrap their legs around the student in front of them. Then, as a group, Continue reading Bobsled Bodies Cooperative Game
Well, much of the upper U.S. and ALL of Canada are currently under a blanket of snow..and I’ve heard it’s not much better for our European readers. While the snow does present challenges to teachers, it also presents some amazing Continue reading Footprint Tag Takes
Advantage of Snowy School Yards
The holiday season is almost here and since this is my last blog of the year I thought I’d show you this video by acclaimed director, Mamoru Hosoda. It’s an excerpt from his animated film, “Wolf Children,” that won Continue reading Playtime in the Snow with Wolf Children: An Animated Film