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Ty Riddick
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Mixed Practice for Skill Aquisition in PhysEd
Mixed Practice in Physical Education  Over the fall break I finished reading "How We Learn" by Benedict Carey and now consider it one of the most important books I've read as an educator. The book (as the title suggests) focuses on how the brain learns at a...
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Evaluating Fitness Level & Movement Quality Together
For the past few years we have played around with different forms of fitness assessment. We've tried " # push ups in a minute" until students reported doing upwards of 60-70 push ups in a minute. To remedy this and insist on proper technique we tried placin...
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Achieving Physical Freedom - The Return to Natural Movement
At the end of Christopher McDougall's (author of Born to Run) he states he was torn between a historical book about the events on Crete during WW2 or a book about natural movement. Turns out, he combined them into one book titled Natural Born Heroes . This ...
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Aligning CrossFit with Physical Literacy
Before we can begin to align CrossFit with Physical literacy, we must first define what is fitness? I think if I asked a hundred different PE teachers that question I may get close to 100 different definitions. Followed by, what is CrossFit? and what is Phy...
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What Ontario Can Learn from Physical Education in Asia
In 2012 Bloomberg attempted to rank the healthiest countries in the world based primarily on life expectancy but also took into consideration a variety of other statistics including obesity, cholesterol and other health measures into consideration.  The one...
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Dedicated DSC staff members at Google Summit HK +Cris Turple +Michelle Wu +Adrianna Mahoney +Stephanie Livsey
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One of the biggest takeaways from the Google Summit this weekend!...also this confirms I figured out how to use blogger
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