The Fall and Rise of Physical Education

For those of you not familiar with George Graham, he is the co-founder of PE Central (pecentral.org), a noted author of numerous books and articles, and he has dedicated his entire career advocating the benefits of providing high quality Physical … Read More


Fellow Educators – Are you Engaging?

My Substitute, “Dr. Health” I’d like to introduce you to a character that I have developed, I call her “Dr. Health”.  The book Teach Like a Pirate by Dave Burgess inspired me to create this character, use a costume, and … Read More



Fun After-School Playground Games for Kids

The school year has begun. As new kids enroll in your after-school program, playtime gets a little chaotic; three kids want to play different games with the same ball, seven kids are sitting on the sideline not sure how to … Read More






Using Twitter for PE Professional Development

“Is anyone on Twitter in here?” This is the question that rang out from my colleague Anthony Alexander’s (@EB_CoachA), mouth at our elementary physical education staff meeting. There were about twelve of us there and maybe two hands went up. “Do … Read More


Just Taught My Last PE Class This Year. Now What?

You have successfully completed another year of teaching physical education. Another year of planning, assessing, testing, settling disputes, setting up and taking down equipment, moving rooms because of school picture taking, tying shoes, working with kids of all skill levels, … Read More