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”

PE Display Ideas

Physical Education is not the easiest subject to organize boards, but is definitely attainable with dedication and  clear purpose in mind.  This year I moved to a new school and thanks to the principal’s vision we have a display policy in place that regulates the way we communicate students’ learning, actions and outcomes. The PEContinue reading “PE Display Ideas”

Encouraging Questioning And Curiosity

Encouraging Questioning And Curiosity in PE “Questions are at the heart of inquiry. Effective learners ask questions” (Murdoch, K. 2015, p.56) Reference: Murdock, K. 2015. The Power of Inquiry. Teaching and learning with curiosity, creativity and purpose in the contemporary classroom. Seastar Education.

PE Postcard: Checking for Students’ Understanding

As educators, we are responsible for learning and in order to check for understanding to be useful we need to look for effective strategies in our planning. The PE Postcard is one of the great on-going, formative assessment I use with my students. I believe that the formative assessment serves to improve instruction and to provideContinue reading “PE Postcard: Checking for Students’ Understanding”