An MYP / PYP Physical Education and Health Teacher. MYP Coordinator.
Upper PYP Health Related Fitness Unit
A unit description of how I taught the 5 Health Components of Fitness to PYP 8 (Grade 5) focusing on goal-setting, workout planning, and having students take action based on their interests.
June 3rd, 2023
A unit description of how I taught the 6 Skill Components of Fitness to PYP 7 (Grade 4) focusing on reflection, student discovery, and having students take action.
May 27th, 2023
Explicit Leadership in the PYP
Through learning experiences, reflection, and taking action, Grade 5 students learned traits that effective leaders demonstrate while working through team challenges in our Adventure Challenges unit.
October 16th, 2022
Lower PYP Health Related Fitness Unit
A unit exploring fitness, through classic games modified to get students active.
May 27th, 2022
A mini-unit exploring fitness, and the importance of keeping your heart healthy
January 28th, 2022
How I used visible thinking routines to introduce a unit and allow student's to share their thoughts
June 21st, 2021
Grade 4 and 5 PE
Exploring gymnastics and free-running skills with Parkour
December 3rd, 2020
PYP Adventure Challenges Unit
Embracing student agency to teach teamwork and collaboration with different types of Scavenger Hunts.
October 7th, 2020
Grade 5 Online Unit
How I used @thephysicaleducator Juggling resource to support my online unit on developing hand-eye coordination.
July 18th, 2020
Grade 3 and 4 Health
An experiment focusing on the importance of keeping healthy habits like hand-washing.
April 25th, 2020
How I ensure the ATL skills are present in my PYP PE curriculum and environment.
April 11th, 2020, Updated June 27, 2023
Adventure Challenges Unit
How I used this "Pokémon Go" technology in my physical education class.
March 21st, 2020
Health Related Fitness Unit
A reflection on the teaching and learning during the shift to online physical education lessons due to COVID-19.
March 18th, 2020