Author: Mike Graham

A passionate presenter and teacher, Mike Graham has taught Physical Education since 1996 and currently works at Williamsburg Elementary School in Geneva, Illinois. He was named the 2019 Illinois AHPERD Elementary PE Teacher of the Year and 2021 Midwest District Elementary PE Teacher of the Year. He serves on various committees within his State organization and is the current President of the Northern District of IAHPERD. You can connect with Mike and find out more about his #PhysEd program on his website at or connect via Twitter: @pe4everykid

Rollerskating in Physical Education [Interactive]

Roller skating is one of those units that my students look forward to every year. It doesn’t matter if it’s the first week of school. I’ll have kids coming up to me asking me, Mr. Graham when are we going to roller skate? And typically we do that at the end of January, so you know the enthusiasm is really high when they’re asking for it. They want to know when it’s going to take place at the beginning of the school year, and I really like that unit because it’s a break from more of my traditional teaching units, and it’s an opportunity for me to invite parents into the gym, which, to be honest, really gives many of them a perspective that may be very different from their own childhood PE experiences.

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Finding a Mentor in Physical Education

0.75x 1x 1.25x 1.5x 2x 0:00… Finding a Mentor in Physical Education Subscribe on Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsPlayer EmbedShare Leave a ReviewListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe

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