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Teaching and learning. Physical Education (PE) Apps for Teachers. Today, more and more teachers are looking for ways to integrate their smart phones and iPads (and other tablets) with their physical education and health courses.

Physical Education (PE) Apps for Teachers

Below is a list of apps that we’ve found helpful for Physical Educators. Click Here to view a recording of our webinar, Apps for PE Teachers: “Don’t be a Sap, Know Your Apps!”. The webinar goes into more detail of how each app can be used in the classroom to engage students and maximize outcomes. Coach’s Eye Videos students performing a skill. Team Shake Team Shake is the technological and environmentally friendly way to choose teams. StopWatch This stopwatch shows time on a digital display as well as on an analog clock face. Giant Scoreboard A generic scoreboard, featuring: Timer/Countdown (editable); Team names (editable); Giant digits, visible from 50ft; Fits any sport; Simple, accurate and reliable. Nutrition Tips Pocket First Aid & CPR from the American Heart Association iFitness HD An exercise companion app. Pocket Body Numbers. Apps for Physical Education.

Assessment Without Levels in PE. Assessment To Promote Progression Send your proposals and screenshots to be showcased and shared on PE4Learning here.

Assessment Without Levels in PE

The Aim The aim of this post is to share ideas, resources and comments on the topic of Assessment Without Levels in PE. Below you will find drafts of assessment policies within PE and to kick-start the topic I have provided a start point from a very useful and thought-provoking @YouthSportTrust innovation and development day I recently attended. I hope you find this post useful when tweaking, comparing or designing your own assessment policy in the coming months and feel free to comment below or tweet @PE4Learning with ideas on the topic. Remember, the drafts below are not set in stone and none of them claim to be the ‘best fit’ solution. The New 2014 PE National Curriculum: Assessment Without Levels - PE Office.

This autumn, I attended a PE conference where I was both disappointed and saddened by the negativity of the comments from some PE Teachers about the new PE curriculum and the proposed new assessment of pupils without levels.

The New 2014 PE National Curriculum: Assessment Without Levels - PE Office

The opposition to the changes was often based on incorrect information or assumptions and it reminded me of one of my mother’s favourite sayings: ‘There are two sides to every story…and then there’s the truth.’ I truly believe in assessing students’ ability in physical education but we all have to accept that level descriptors are no more and embrace the new challenge of assessment without levels. This is the biggest and most fundamental change to the assessment system for physical education in England and it needs to be approached with new ideas and enthusiasm. So, with that in mind, here are the facts about the new PE national curriculum and assessment: 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. PE National Curriculum. PE National Curriculum. Innovating a (PE) Department. Over the past couple of years I have been reviewing the departments effectiveness and looking for ways to develop it to become truly 21st Century.

Innovating a (PE) Department

In that time the department has become fully engaged in digital technology both for teaching and learning, staff efficiency and for the tracking and progress of students in all courses. This year also sees the work being developed in supporting literacy and numeracy across the school which has been a bit of a passion for me. I wanted to just take a moment to sum up where we are, as a tool for any new staff that join us in the team, but also to support other departments in moving in a similar direction. Starting in KS3 there are a few things that we have put in place, Edmodo All classes have an Edmodo group which serves several purposes. the students use it to reflect on their practice after sessions.

Literacy Quality Feedback As practical teachers our marking is often the verbal discussions we have in the middle of a lesson. Numeracy Progress. 30 Days of Change v4.0. 30 Days of Change program is designed to change your exercise habits as well as the way you look and feel - in a month.

30 Days of Change v4.0

It is completely 100% equipment free. Different daily programs will ensure that your body doesn’t adapt to the same routine so you’ll see progress a lot sooner than with any other program. Preview Download 30 Days of Change.pdf [9Mb] Suggested MENU.pdf [0.1Mb] Start the program: 100 no-equipment workouts. 10 Exciting Apps To Enhance Physical Education. The following is a guest article from Vanessa Burke.

10 Exciting Apps To Enhance Physical Education

In her words: “Ever since I was knee-high, I’ve been incessantly talking and communicating with anyone who would even begin to listen to me. I guess not a lot has changed!” Feel free to encourage Vanessa to start using Twitter more by following her @BurkeVanessa. Want to have your work posted on Edudemic? It’s easy, fun, and a great way to get your articles seen by more than 150,000 unique visitors per month. When I was in high school, I had a gym teacher who made us climb rope, do outdated calisthenics, and then shower together. Today’s student population is much different than a decade ago. Fast Food Calories An inevitable part of part of the junior high or high school diet is the inclusion of fast food. Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker You always have your phone on you.

This app has the calories of over one million foods in its database. MyPyramid App Livestrong MyQuit Coach Itrain Map My Run Are you the coach of a cross-country team? Physical Education (PE) Apps for Teachers. GCSE Physical Education Resources.