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. 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
Assessment Without Levels in PE Assessment To Promote Progression Send your proposals and screenshots to be showcased and shared on PE4Learning here. 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. Feel free to upload your document or image versions here to share your ideas or vision on the topic of Assessment Without Levels in PE. Draft 1 – PE4Learning Model Assessment Matrix Tracking, Monitoring and Reporting Ideas
BrianMac Sports Coach IM TECHIN PE! Creative Book Builder 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 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. 7. 8. 9. 10. Don’t forget to sign up for our free monthly email newsletter, PE Monthly.
TeachPE.com - physical education and coaching information site Cardiograph - Personal heart rate meter for iPhone and iPad Watch a quick video to see how the application works, explore its features, and see some of the ways in which you can use it every day. Ever wanted to know exactly how fast your heart is beating? It's never been easier! Each measurement you take is saved, so you can review your history at any time. You can even have multiple profiles, each with its own history. Tip: You can delete individual results by swiping right over the paper cutout. Install Cardiograph on multiple devices with iOS 5, and all your profiles and measurements will be in sync! Cardiograph is designed to work beautifully on the iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad - all in a single package. Localized in English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Greek and Turkish. Authentic look & feel, with visuals and sounds inspired by actual medical equipment. Comes with a collection of interesting and insightful facts about the heart.
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