Vincent MacLean

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7 Steps to Creating a Training Programme That Works

We all want to get better at something. After all, self-improvement helps us perform better in the sports that we love. Learning new skills is …

Self-improvement

Temperature Homeostasis Card

This resource card outlines temperature homeostasis, including vasodilation and constriction, hyperthermia and hypothermia, negative feedback loop …

Physical Education Games - Fresher

Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

The New Psychology of Success (2000), Dweck developed a continuum upon which people can be placed, based upon their understandings about where …

Snakes and Lizards ASAP (USA, Elementary School, 5-8 Years)

The following Snakes and Lizards resource, designed for Elementary School students (K-2, aged 5-8) in the USA, has been carefully aligned with NASPE …

Does PE really develop Team Work?

We seem at times to be always justifying Physical Education’s place within a school’s curriculum. With such a focus on numerical outcomes, <b>learning</b> …

Parachute Games – Parachute Switcheroo (USA, 5-8 Years)

The following parachute games resource, designed for Elementary School students (K-2, aged 5-8) in the USA, has been carefully aligned with NASPE …

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Effective Questioning Idea

I recently found this fantastic effective questioning resource by Ross McGill (of Teacher Toolkit) that I felt was worth blogging about. I have been …

Teaching

Five banana skins that teachers should watch out for

A point comes in every teacher’s career when you think you’ve cracked it.<p>Unfortunately, experienced practitioners then have a new problem to deal …

Teaching

Football talent spotting: Are clubs getting it wrong with kids?

<b>Scouting football players as young as five, persuading an 11-year-old to sign a contract with private school education or offering a teenager's parents a house.</b><p>These are some of the things English clubs are doing to secure the country's best youngsters in an increasingly desperate fight to beat …

Soccer

Fit for purpose: the top five apps for PE teachers

Want to get your charges sprinting like Usain Bolt, mastering their backhand or learning the basics of rugby? There’s an app for that – or more accurately, various apps.<p>Physical education (PE) teachers are getting seriously savvy when it comes to using these digital tools in class. We asked our …

Apps

Employing marginal gains theory to enhance pedagogical approaches

Searching for 1% improvements to teaching and learning! My throat strained under the excessive screaming and my arms pumped with wild hysteria as I …

Teaching

6 ideas from creative thinkers to shake up your work routine

To improve your ability to think creatively, try one of these changes to your work routine.<p>Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister (TED Talk: …

The power of believing that you can improve

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes …

Self-improvement

8 Top Global Education Thinkers

<b>Meet 8 Top Global Education Thinkers you should know.</b><p>John Connell<p><i>John Connell</i> (@I_Am_Learner) <i>is an education expert and strategist with wide</i> …

Instructional Design Models And Theories: Keller’s ARCS Model Of Motivation - eLearning Industry

#InstructionalDesign Models And Theories: Keller’s ARCS Model Of Motivation - via @elearnindustry #elearning 3 years ago

How Do Positive Leaders Build Positive Identities?

Link shared by<p>Speaker, Author, Educator. Founder @Choose2Matter & #YouMatter. Driving the conversation on 21st century<p>How Do Positive Leaders Build …

Elite athletes should get heart screening, says expert

<b>Olympic athletes should have tailored heart screening to check for life-threatening conditions before they can compete, a leading Italian doctor says.</b><p>After running extensive tests on 2,354 elite athletes, he discovered six had potentially fatal disorders that disqualified them from taking part.<p>His …

Medicine

Palm 'holds secrets of future health'

<b>The chances of having a heart attack, stroke or dying young may be hidden in the palm of the hand, a study suggests.</b><p>A trial on nearly 140,000 people in 14 countries, published in the Lancet, suggests grip strength is better than blood pressure at predicting risk.<p>The international research team said …

Medical Research

How to ace lesson observations: 10 tips for PGCE students

Sort out your stationery, ignore last-minute ideas that come to you in the middle of the night and rid the room of wasps – a guide to successful lesson observations<p>The final placement season for PGCE students is rapidly approaching and with it, lesson observations become more frequent and more …

Teaching

A2 PE Historical Studies Revision **LIVE**

A2 Energy Pathways

Remodelling the ideal teacher: Sage 2.0

In 1993 an article was published which coined the phrases “<b>Sage on the Stage</b>” and “<b>Guide on the side</b>”.<p>The core idea in the original text was whether …

Pedagogy

How do we know if a teacher’s any good?

A half-truth is more dangerous than a lie.Thomas AquinasObviously enough, not all teachers are equal. But how do we know which ones are any cop? …

Teaching

Motor skill learning and summer sports

In the last few years I have taken coaching courses in Athletics and Cricket. Course content seemed to be directed by current research and thinking …

20 Fundamentals: What Every Teacher Should Know About Learning

What makes a teacher successful?<p>Having an expertise in reading, writing, math or science is necessary, but the ability to transfer that knowledge …

Pedagogy

iTeachPE Pilot Program

You can now access the iTeachPE Digilog resources for free by joining our pilot program!<p>You can watch the video below or click here for more …