Global PhysEd Voxcast
Conversations with educators from around the world with a focus on health and physical education.
The Importance of Play with Dr. Peter Gray
June 11, 2018 09:27 AM PDT
Peter Gray, Ph.D., research professor at Boston College, is author of Free to Learn (Basic Books, 2013). He has conducted and published research in comparative, evolutionary, developmental, and educational psychology. He did his undergraduate study at Columbia University and earned a Ph.D. in biological sciences at Rockefeller University. His current research and writing focus primarily on children's natural ways of learning and the life-long value of play. His own play includes not only his research and writing, but also long distance bicycling, kayaking, back-woods skiing, and vegetable gardening.
Ted Talk: The Decline of Play
Book: Free to Learn
June 05, 2018 10:43 PM PDT
Jody Duff is the 2018 SHAPE America Adapted Teacher of the Year.
May 30, 2018 08:10 PM PDT
Leticia is an international teacher currently in Cambodia. She is from Spain and has taught in USA,Thailand, China and Cambodia. She is currently in an IB PYP school.
May 23, 2018 06:27 PM PDT
Erik is the current NJAHPERD Elementary PE Teacher of the Year and an original member of the Voxcast. In this podcast we talk to Erik about his journey into education and some of his inspirations in education.
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May 14, 2018 04:46 PM PDT
Progress in HPE
April 29, 2018 08:44 PM PDT
Blue Jay Bridge is a K-6 physical education in Canada. In this podcast we talk about how he became a physical educator and the lessons he has learned along the way.
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April 23, 2018 08:30 PM PDT
Erika Mundt is a physical education teacher at City West and Liberty High School and was recently named the 2018 SHAPE America High School Teacher of the Year. In this episode we talk to Erika about her journey into education and she provides her students with a quality physical education experience.SHAPE Health TOY Kimberly Ohara-Borowski
April 16, 2018 07:52 PM PDT
Kimberly Ohara-Borowski is the 2018 SHAPE America Health Teacher of the Year. In this episode we talk to Kim about her journey into education and the innovative experiences she provides her students.SHAPE Middle School TOY Sarah Gietschier-Hartman
April 08, 2018 08:35 PM PDT
Sarah Gietschier-Hartman graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, and received a Master of Science in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from Emporia State University. She is an advocate for planned, progressive learning in #PhysEd, and her interests lie in standards-based instruction, formative assessment, physical literacy, and outcomes-based learning. Sarah is a middle school physical educator in St. Louis, Missouri, where she lives with her husband and two sons. She would like everyone to know that her last name rhymes with “itchier.”SHAPE Elementary TOY Matthew Bassett
April 02, 2018 04:43 PM PDT
Matthew Bassett is a physical education teacher at San Jose Charter Academy (K-8) in West Covina, CA. Matthew earned a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, California Single Subject Teaching Credential, and a Masters of Science in Kinesiology all from California Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is an active member of CAHPERD (California Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance). Matthew has presented over numerous topics that include gymnastics, creating movement tasks from cognitive concepts, multicultural games, and lots of sessions on various types of technology integration. Matthew was recently named the SHAPE America Nation Elementary Teacher of the Year.
The Global PhysEd Voxcast is a podcast that is dedicated to providing health and physical education teachers around the world a platform to learn and share best practices. We use the Voxer application to showcase some of the top educators in our field and attempt to analyze their success. The Global PhysEd Voxcast has included topics such as standards-based instruction, neuroscience, mindfulness, and social justice. We attempt to bring you topical issues that will improve your teaching and ultimately help our students live happy, healthy and active lives.
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