Top Apps for PE Teachers – Part 29 | The P.E Geek. Workout Producer Put your students in the directors chair of their very own workout video, with this innovative iPad App. Start by piecing together your desired workout routine using the list of inbuilt activities. Once complete the app guides you through the recording of a 20 second demonstration of each activity. After completing all the workout demonstrations, the app pieces these together into a fully featured workout video. An absolutely superb student led app that results in a product your students will love. Why not use it to prepare individualised class workouts, with the students leading the action. Zumba Dance Get your students moving with Zumba Dance a motion controlled exergaming app bound to engage those of all ages. SnappyCam SnappyCam is like having a super high speed camera in your pocket.
Azul Media Player Easily use Azul media player to download YouTube videos or other online content so that you can access the media without an internet connection. 7-Minute Workout. iPads in PE: So You Think You Can Dance | Resources, Apps, ICT. Over the last few weeks I have been teaching an iPad-charged dance unit in my elementary Physical Education classes. The unit went really well, so I thought it would be cool to share it with all of you. Things you should know. First of all, I'm lucky enough to have access to multiple iPads (seven in total) for my elementary school classes. Also, my gym is equipped with a decent WiFi signal so my students are able to access the Internet (although not always as consistently as I'd hope for).
When it comes to apps, I prefer using fewer apps and picking those that, with a little thinking outside of the box, will be able to handle a variety of tasks. What apps do you use in your gym? The only apps I used for this unit were Dropbox and the iPad's built-in Music and Camera apps. What did the students have to do? Students were to break off into groups of 4-6 people.
Using the Music and Camera apps, students could begin creating their choreography based on the style of dance they had selected. Handheld Learning in PE | Emerging Technology of Tomorrow in Todays Lessons. Handheld Learning in PE | Emerging Technology of Tomorrow in Todays Lessons. Promoting Active & Healthy Lifestyles. Written by Joanne M. Leight and Randall Nichols, Associate Professors, Slippery Rock University When Apple developed the iPad, educators everywhere started to find ways to use them in the classroom. Tablet computers, like the IPad, are quickly replacing the laptop as the technology of choice for teachers and students. Why? The iPad first came onto the scene in April 2010, and sold 3 million devices in the first 80 days. The iPad is a wonderful tool for using in the physical education environment, as we will detail in this article. The iPad is a tablet computer that was designed as a platform for audio-visual media including movies, games, books, periodicals, music, and web content.
First is the internal storage size of the device, 16GB, 32GB or 64GB. There is an additional fee for accessing a 3G network, and this cost varies so you will have to contact your cell phone carrier (AT&T or Verizon) for details. The iPad is similar to many smart phones (i.e. iPad ideas for PE lesson. Stopwatch Analog+Digital for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store. Team Shake for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store. Bleep Test FREE for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store.
Pocket Heart for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store. iMuscle 2. Football Training for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store. Educreations Interactive Whiteboard. Giant Scoreboard. Coach's Eye for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store. Coach's Eye by TechSmith. Coach’s Eye, by TechSmith Corporation, is AMAZING. It lets you record, review, and improve on your sports activities by giving you instant feedback; this is a MUST HAVE app for coaches of all sports. This app was given out as a freebie at the COSN Conference in March, it has taken Teachers With Apps some time to get it field-tested and reviewed. Better late than never, as this innovative app has a multitude of uses for student athletes, their teachers and of course, coaches.
You can video and review everything you see from a 50 yard dash, volley ball serve, batting practice, tennis swing, and Coaches Eye will help you in finding ways to improve whatever needs work. The P.E. teachers that we introduced the app to were incredibly impressed with Coach’s Eye, they especially liked the variety of nifty analysis tools. Ipad Apps for Physical Education | The Physical Education Teacher (@DylanBlain) In preparation for having some iPads at our disposal next term I’ve done some research into available apps and possible uses within Physical Education. I have only managed to trial free ones so far but will be purchasing some paid apps in Sept. In order to avoid wasting any money come September I’ve compiled a list from searching the app store and thinking through certain uses.
It is by no-means exhaustive and as such please feel free to supplement the list and add any comments. List of iPad apps lessons for iPad – make flash cards/quizzes… (£5.99) imuscle – allows users to identify and zoom into specific muscles in the body and shows exercises associated with building up that muscle (£1.19) anxiety stop watch – app for managing anxiety. iMC Calc for iPad (BMI Calculator) – useful when learning about BMI (£1.19) 1000 Exercises by Men’s Health & Women’s Health – training resources, workout creator, videos, ability to log training (£3.49) BMI & Body fat Calculator – (Free) Coaching/Analysis. Coach's Eye: Using the Video Analysis Tools. Handheld Learning in PE | Emerging Technology of Tomorrow in Todays Lessons. Ipad’s in PE | The Physical Education Teacher (@DylanBlain) Yesterday I participated in EdmodoCon 2012 (Edmodo’s annual conference).
The online conference had a large number of sessions spread over a full day from a number of contributors. I dipped in and out of the conference all day but a session on using Edmodo and iPads in the classroom from Jason Buck (@jasonhbuck), Matt Tobin (@mattytobin) and Matt Spears (@matthewIspears) really got me thinking how powerful combining Edmodo with the iPad or iPod touch could be within PE. In this blog post I’ll give my current thoughts and a workflow idea I’m looking to implement in the new term. Edmodo can be thought of as a social media interface specifically devised for education. Teachers can create groups for classes, set assignments, upload quizzes, polls and a wide variety of files for students to access. The features which excited me yesterday however were to do with the iPad/iPod touch app. Workflow (for ipod touch) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
iPads in Physical Education | ourinspiredclassroom. Recently, I have been asked to assist my PE teacher with the integration of iPads into the PE curriculum. I am fortunate that the PE teacher at my school is quite forward thinking and keen to involve mobile technology into his lessons as we share the belief that the iPad and the available sport apps have huge potential for improving student outcomes. In it’s simplest form, we wanted to see if using the iPad as a skills development tool would translate into students analysing and critiquing their technique and therefore improve their performance. Needless to say that the natives were very excited about the prospect of using their iPads during lessons. After a brief discussion, we choose to trial 3 free apps into our PE curriculum.
The first app we asked the students to download was Slo Pro. The second app that we asked the students to download was Coach My Video. Like this: Like Loading... PE Apps for Teachers. Top "Apps" for PE Teachers - Part 3. Posted on July 8, 2011 by mrrobbo With the world of mobile apps continuing to explode, Its time to share another 8 apps that will prove valuable in any PE class. Here they are in no particular order. 1.) TimeMotion – Fantastic FREE application that allows you to record locomotion types of either live or recorded team sports. While observing the activity, simply select the type of movement the athlete is completing and update throughout the game. 2) TempoPerfect - TempoPerfect is free metronome software for keeping a clear and precise beat. 3) iMuscle - Incredible application that allows you to explore the muscles of the human body in isolation. 4) Step Test - Designed with PE teachers in mind, the step test app quickly and easily facilitates the queens college step test. 5) Heart Rate Training Zone - Helps you to determine your maximum heart rate then allows you to focus your training within a designated zone to ensure you maximise your training benefits.
Filed under: Uncategorized. Using iPads in P.E. iPads In Physical Education. iPads in PE | Head@Millthorpe. Our PE department have been using iPads to enhance learning. Here’s what Head of PE Mr. Randall has to say about them … Sport is exciting. England are exceeding all expectations in the Euro Championships, London 2012 is almost here and finally within touching distance is Millthorpe Sports Day 2012. For sports lovers there is lots to look forward to and with it not just the physical challenges but the debate that so often follows. From pubs to playgrounds we all have our opinions. PE and Sport at Millthorpe School has its own debates and these are often played out in our lessons, practices and matches. So how does ICT fit in to all this? There are of course many many apps to choose from and we have only just scratched the surface exploring the endless opportunities available.
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Nutrition Tips Pocket First Aid & CPR from the American Heart Association iFitness HD An exercise companion app. Pocket Body Numbers. Promoting Active & Healthy Lifestyles.