Physical Education

Recess: Where the most IMPORTANT learning happens

Posted on September 3, 2023 by jcahill 1 Comment   Friday, September 1st  On this beautiful fall day, I am ...

YARD SCARS – My lawn looks like crap and I couldn’t be more proud

Posted on May 31, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment Yard Scars was originally posted in 2019. My kids are ...

Dice Doubles versus Cone Flip

Posted on April 29, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment Students enjoy quick challenges. Dice Doubles versus Cone Flip is ...

That FLIPPING CONE CHALLENGE!

Posted on April 23, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment That Flipping Cone Challenge can be used as an instant ...

1 versus 1, Single Cone SOCCER – Simple set-up and EXCITING!

Posted on April 22, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment Once we cover many of the basic soccer/fútbol ball-handling skills, ...

Roundnet- A Fun, Inclusive Activity for Physical Education – SPARK PE

Roundnet, commonly known by the brand name Spikeball, is a fast-paced and exciting sport that has been growing in popularity ...

STOMP-CATCH-ADD-EXERCISE – Great Activity to Add Numeracy to PE

Posted on April 8, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment   Making cross-curricular connections is a key part of designing ...

Paddle STRIKER BALL

Posted on April 1, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment I’m sure many of you have heard about or even ...

4 Games to Play with Children Dealing with Depression

Posted on March 26, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment Thank you aging.com for writing the following article for KeepingKidsInMotion.com ...

Simple Setup – Maximize Efficiency In PE from Start to Finish

Posted on March 25, 2023 by jcahill 2 Comments Transition time can be one of the trickiest parts of teaching ...

RELOJ – A Long Rope Challenge From PERU

Posted on March 18, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment Each year our international games unit continues to be a ...

8 Ways You Can Teach Your Kids to Live Healthy Lives

4. Have Open Conversations About the Hard Stuff When your children reach a certain age, it may be time to ...

ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS Baseball – No Equipment Necessary – Plus a bonus game

Posted on March 4, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment Many of my favorite games are ones that require little ...

2 Fitness Challenges PERFECT for MARCH!

Posted on March 1, 2023 by jcahill 1 Comment I’ve bundled up two March fitness challenges. – Embrace the Strides of ...

Exit Tap Cards: Reflecting On The Learning Process In Physical Education

You’ve seen them before. Heck, you probably use them in your teaching! Ben Landers (the great guy behind The PE ...

18 GOOGLE SLIDE WORKOUTS WITH GIFS – BUNDLED UP FOR YOUR PE CLASSES

Posted on February 26, 2023 by jcahill Leave a Comment I created several exercise GIFs as a visual for our ...

Race to 3 – The Sportsmanship Game

Posted on February 25, 2023 by jcahill 2 Comments Sportsmanship is defined as conduct (such as fairness, respect for one’s ...

Teaching Rhythm and Dance In Physical Education

Dance is a polarizing subject in the world of physical education: some teachers love to teach it, other teachers can’t ...

Overcoming Your Teacher Fears

The following post and resource were originally published on #PhysEdU: ThePhysicalEducator.com’s professional growth community for physical educators. Click here to ...

Creating A Personal Wellness Roadmap

When I made the jump from teaching to full-time instructional coaching and content creation, I knew that I needed to ...

#PhysEdU North American Roadtrip

It’s time to take this show on the road! A couple of weeks ago, I had the honour of being ...

Co-Constructing Success Criteria in Physical Education

Subscribe To The #PhysEd Show These are the show notes for my latest episode of The #PhysEd Show Podcast. Take ...

The Full-Stack Physical Educator

Many of you know me from my teaching, resources, speaking, and social media presence. I’ve been practicing and sharing in ...

Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility in Physical Education (Part Two)

This is part two of my three-part blog post mini-series on the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model. Here ...

Birding In PE: Building Connections To The Natural World

Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed a few clear indicators that spring is finally on its way. Listen, I’m ...