Physical Education Online – Toddle Talks Webinar

I am inviting you to watch the recording of the webinar I presented at Toddle Talks. It highlights the PSPE learning experiences that I have created for Toddle Community users and it aimed to answer the following questions: What are the similarities and differences between face-to-face and online PE sessions? How does your online lessonContinue reading “Physical Education Online – Toddle Talks Webinar”

Toddle Talks

Looking forward to meeting you in this professional development opportunity offered by Toddle. Register here.

PE PYP Job Alike – Constructing a Learning Community and Enhancing Learning Through Collaboration

The Physical Education programme at Arab International Academy is adding strength to the educational values of our institution by placing emphasis on learning through play and focusing on purposeful learning. Our physical education teachers are curriculum designers and we are employing the Teaching Games for Understanding pedagogical approach, which emphasizes play, where tactical and strategicContinue reading “PE PYP Job Alike – Constructing a Learning Community and Enhancing Learning Through Collaboration”

What is Physical Education? Why Physical Education?

We start the year with enthusiasm and we get ready with engaging and fun games. We all do it with passion and our students benefit from this play and fun. But… is this enough? As Pill (2018) mentioned in his article, physical education doesn’t include just the physical nature, but the relations of physical trainingContinue reading “What is Physical Education? Why Physical Education?”

PE Assessment with Padlet

These are a few steps of how to use the Padlet app with and educational purpose in mind. It can be a quick and effective tool for a pre-assessment, formative or even summative assessment, if well designed in advance. It only takes a few short minutes to colllect information and create evidence of learning inContinue reading “PE Assessment with Padlet”

‘Stay Curious!’

Last November I have attended Kath’s Murdoch workshop at SEQ Qatar, Doha, an event prepared and highly recommended by my mentor Ali Ezzeddine. I am thankful to my school, Arab International Academy, who supported me to attend the workshop. As a specialist teacher who employs the Teaching Games for Understanding pedagogical model this learning opportunityContinue reading “‘Stay Curious!’”

Sports Day – Trilingual Students’ Posters

I have encouraged our students to create their own posters in preparation for the Sports Day. They worked in groups and they were supported by the class teachers when highlighting their understanding of essential sports values that we are emphasizing in our units. These posters were displayed in the gymnasium and around the playing areasContinue reading “Sports Day – Trilingual Students’ Posters”