Regular Mindfulness practice supports a large number of health benefits including emotional regulation, improved focus and attention, reduction of anxiety and depression, and enhancing empathy. In this session I will present some simple ways that teachers can incorporate mindfulness into everyday PE class (and beyond) to support student well-being and social emotional learning.
Online Conference 2022
Games and sports make up approximately half of the PE curriculum for children and adolescents, in addition to other movement skills such as gymnastics, dance, athletics and swimming. Therefore, it is essential that we continue to strive for best-practice methodology in order to maximise student development in the 4 key learning outcomes of: (1) psychomotor
In physical education the role of the learner goes beyond being physically active, educators should provide environments and opportunities for learners to take more active roles throughout the learning process. This presentation shares examples of how year 2 students take active roles in assessing skills, setting learning goals, planning lessons and reflecting throughout the engagement
Study after study shows that physical activity throughout the day activates the brain, improves cognitive function, and is correlated with improved academic performance. Less talked about, however, is “mindful movement” – i.e., tying movement to content learning. The method of Total Physical Response, for example, is one that has students acting out physical gestures to
Digital storytelling is defined as the art and craft of using media and software programs to communicate stories in innovative and powerful ways (Hardy & Sumner, 2014). Infusing this idea together with a pedagogy of place and space, Physical Education can be taught and experienced beyond the typical spaces like an indoor sports hall or
The world is becoming a global village and it’s high time to make the rest of the world understand the logic and lessons behind African indigenous games.
Physical activity and wellbeing in primary schools has never been more important, but when teachers are already stretched to the limit, how can this be delivered effectively? During this workshop, you will gain tons of practical ideas on how to get your children more active, not just in PE but across the entire school day.
During this session Ash will take you through ways you can execute positive education / wellbeing in your PE lessons. He will show you games, practical activities and reflections that you can do to build and protect the mental wellbeing of your students in a fun, engaging and non-threatening way.
In this session participants will reflect on the movement experiences that have meaning for them as we consider the pedagogical principles that can help facilitate more meaningful movement experiences for students in Physical Education. This presentation builds upon ideas of meaningfulness in PE and youth sport as outlined by S. Beni, T. Fletcher and colleagues.
Cultivating focus, re-energizing oneself, and improving daily habits are essential for educators’ well-being and the good that they pass along students. Because small changes are easier to plan for and realize, this interactive talk will concentrate on the habits that are most likely to yield significant improvements. Grounded in new research connecting personal change to