Understanding physical literacy is now essential for P.E. teachers worldwide. But what is physical literacy and why is it so important?
Teachers and coaches can have a huge influence on the children they work with, including effects on motivation, enjoyment and good sportsmanship. But teaching sportsmanship is sometimes overlooked. How can you teach it to children?
Swimming has long been recognised as an essential life skill. We’ve put together some sample exercises you can use when teaching children to swim.
Most people are aware of the effects physical activity can have on children’s health. However what most of us don’t understand is how physical education (PE) improves other areas of well-being. Although these areas don’t get as much press they are just as important in developing social skills.
Physical Literacy on the Move from Heather Gardner helps you develop the physical literacy of your students. Written to help PE teachers of children and adolescents the book features 120 different games and activities.
Building Character, Community, and a Growth Mindset in Physical Education offers more than 60 large-group warm-up, character and team building activities. The book, which comes with a web resource, helps you prepare your students for success in university and beyond.
Michelle Grenier describes the common characteristics of autism and provides games and activities to help with teaching PE to students with autism.
Last week, the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) launched a new professional development platform for primary school teachers. The free online course comes in response to the results of research which showed teachers were getting little training in the area of nutrition, yet poor nutrition and an unhealthy lifestyle are being increasingly linked with academic performance.