In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we speak with Wellington Based Physical Eductor Carl Condliffe. Carl shares his expertise in the area of flipped learning, discuss what exactly it is and how people can get started implenting it in their practice. We also touch on how he has taken his love for this method of content delivery to a new level with his platform 'My Study Series'
In this episode of The PE Geek podcast we speak about the privilege of being a Physical Education teacher and how we get to witness students striving for lifetime physical literacy. We also discuss the power of routines and frameworks in our lessons and how they can drive success. Ross also shares his passion for technologies and how he has been able to utilise them to capture authentic data that can be used to shape his classroom decisions.
In this episode of the PE Geek Podcast we speak with none other than Andy Hair, a passionate Physical Educator from Victoria Australia. Throughout the episode we touch on the importance of providing transparency in all that we do and how Andy has achieved this with the use of tools like Persiscope, Blogs & Photography. We also touch on the power of a growth mindset & how today's teachers can get involved in a variety of conversations on social media.
In this episode of the podcast we discuss a SAMR model & how I use it when planning for the use of technologies in my PE classroom. The SAMR framework helps me apply a thoughtful analysis to each new tool, app or technique & lets me consider how it might be of benefit.
SAMR is a model designed to help educators infuse technology into teaching and learning. Popularized by Dr. Ruben Puentedura
In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we speak with world renowned Gamification Expert Yukai Chou. Yu-kai Chou is an Author and International Keynote Speaker on Gamification and Behavioral Design. He is the Original Creator of the Behavior Framework: Octalysis, and the author of Actionable Gamification: Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. He is a sought after speaker/lecturer on gamification and motivation worldwide, including at organizations like Google, Stanford University, LEGO, TEDx, SxSW, Gamified India, Huawei, the Innovation Center in Denmark, Kingdom of Bahrain government, and many more.
Throughout the episode we explore the concepts of gamification, the core drives of human behaviour & how you can utilise these in education. We also touch on great gamified experiences available for educators. Be prepared to take notes.
In this episode of the PE Geek Podcast, we switch focus and talk about the world of app development. In particular, I share how & why I chose to start building applications without having any prior experience & what I've learnt along the way. We also touch on the different ways that emerging technologies have made it possible for literally anyone to build their own app using nothing but click and drag functions in the cloud.
If you've ever had an idea for an app or are simply interested in how we wound up building over 100+ apps in the last few years, this episode is for you.
In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we speak with Adriaan Defraeije, a Physical Education teacher working in Tokyo, Japan. Adriaan discusses his background and how this led to the fusion of technologies in Physical Education & recognition as an Apple Distinguished Educator.
Resources & topics shared in this episode include
The Apple Distinguished Educator Program
Clipstro & Peer Assessment
Slow Motion functionality on the iPad
Start small using an progressive approach to scale student skills & ability with technologies
In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we chat with the man behind the amazing PE Specialist website, Ben Landers. Throughout the episode we discuss the power of reflection in our practice and how Ben has been able to leverage his GoPro to capture in lesson footage. This has been instrumental in enabling him to catalogue how lessons were setup for repeat sessions in the future, whilst also enabling him to pick up on the hidden nuisances in his teaching.
Resources & topics shared in this episode include
Google Photos, TeamShake
Big Screen PE
The PE Specialist
In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we explore the results from the 2016 World Technology in PE Audit.
The data comprised from over 800 participants is a global snapshot of technology usage & recurring trends. You can use these results to generate discussion in your school or reaffirm the direction your taking related to technologies in PE.
Grab the full report at www.thepegeek.com/results
In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast I share 7 Observations I've made over the years surrounding the use of emerging technologies in PE. These observations have come from working with teachers all over the planet in offline and online capacities and form the basis for my thinking in the field. The list is certainly not exclusive or complete, but these observations recurrently come up in my work others.
The 7 Observations are outlined below, however we dive deeper into their context & meaning in the episode
No correlation between resources & good tech use in PE
The best tech use is invisible
It's becoming irrelevant which device you actually have
Big screens can be a game changer
Common challenges and triumphs globally
It’s become possible to clone yourself
Tech can help us increase student activity time