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Dr. Robert Pangrazi
Speakers: Dr. Robert Pangrazi and Artie Kamiya
Date: February 9, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm CDT
Join the PE Huddle for a discussion about the what and why of physical literacy. Physical literacy has been defined in many different ways and has often polarized teachers. It certainly isn’t universally accepted by the profession and much of that may be due to a lack of understanding of what it is or isn’t. Tune in a for a discussion that is down to earth and easy to understand as we discuss it in terms of you and the profession as a whole.
Kick off the school year by tuning in to the August PE Huddle with a focus on “A New School Year: A Game Plan for a Successful Start”. Join our guests Shannon Irwin, Bill Jones, and Richard Edgar as they discuss preparing for the start of school. The start of the school year has a large impact on how you feel about your classes and teaching in general throughout the school year. This month’s speakers have differing amounts of teaching and leadership experience so there will be something for everyone regardless of grade level and experience. This will be a “nuts and bolts” discussion as we discuss faculty issues, working with staff and administrators, and effectively meeting, managing, and teaching your students.
This month the PE Huddle will focus on “Promoting Lifetime Activities in Secondary Schools.” For the past 40 years, physical education professionals have talked about the importance of graduating students who will be physically active throughout their lifespan. We will discuss and analyze why this important goal has not taken hold in many of America’s schools. Join us as Brett Fuller, Past President of SHAPE America, and Maria Corte, Southwest District High School Teacher of the Year, offer perspective and advice for personal and curricular changes that will help assure we graduate students who know how to stay active and healthy.
Join us for an informative and motivating PE Huddle as we talk about “Motivating Unmotivated Students.” All teachers have students who demand more attention than others making teaching a demanding, yet rewarding, profession. Tim Mueller and Jessica Shawley have many years of experience that is characterized by their ability to bring all students into the fold. We will talk about compassion, expectations, class culture, positive relationships, and more. It will be an hour that should leave you energized and excited to help all your students reach their maximum potential.
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