Posts by author : Justin Schleider

Social Justice

Social Justice

What is more important than content in a physical education class? What matters more than physical activity? Is there anything we should focus on more than the grade level outcomes created by SHAPE America? A student’s self- identity is more important than anything else. This is what shapes their thinking which will influence every decision…

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Duality

Duality

Opposites attract. I have sat through many weddings and have heard how the bride or groom is so Type A and their partner is the opposite. It makes a lot of sense. How crazy would it be if both partners were uptight! Even worse would anything ever get accomplished if both partners didn't care about…

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The True Argument for PhysED

The True Argument for PhysED

The other day I received a message from Jarrod Robinson (@mrrobbo) telling me to listen to this part of Dr. Dean Dudley’s ConnectedPE session. When Jarrod takes the time to tell me something I listen! Right away I knew I was listening to something groundbreaking. Dr. Dudley had just laid out not only why we…

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The Strongest Argument Ever

The Strongest Argument Ever

I am writing this blog specifically for administrators or educators to bring to their administration because I am hoping that the reason public education has not endorsed creating physically active students is out of the ignorance of the overwhelming evidence that has been steadily flooding the academic and research world. It is my hope that…

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Bring Back The Joy

Bring Back The Joy

What is the purpose of Physical Education? My purpose in physical education is to provide lessons that are enjoyable, a safe atmosphere, and a setting where students will learn the knowledge and skills that lead to a lifelong love of movement. Let’s unpack the enjoyment part of physical education. Joy is the number one outcome…

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