I believe that education can be delivered as a whole with thoughtful and purposeful connections made within each subject and between each discipline. And that each subject should be considered an equal and integral part of that whole. I believe that in order to honor the fact that each student comes to us as physical, emotional, and intellectual beings, we must consider mind, body & spirit as we design learning experiences to meet all of their needs and help them succeed as healthy, happy, life-long learners.
BRAIN BASICS & BEYOND -These pages are designed as a place to share what I've learned about the science of learning. It is intended for all educators interested in learning a bit more about the principles of brain compatible learning.
Loaded with assessment templates and sample units, the Physical Education Assessment Toolkit provides you with everything you need in order to simultaneously assess and teach students the lifelong value of physical education. Assessment templates form the basis of the Physical Education Assessment Toolkit. more...
Poems for Brain & Body Smart Teaching in Physical Education is in the works and coming soon!
Rhyme and song create additional pathways to memory which help in the learning process.The first edition of Rhyme Time In Physical Education, a book full of rhymes and songs to use when teaching elementary physical education, was published in 2011 followed by Physical Education Rhyme Time Reader in 2013. Poems for Brain & Body Smart Teaching In Physical Education will include facets from both of these books along with additional material for