Monday, April 30, 2012

Photo slide show of Aspiring PE teaching

The Ending to a great semester @ St. Mary's

The final day at St. Mary's was an eventful one to say the least. I enjoyed working with the kids throughout this spring semester and I have learned a lot from my experiences that I had at St. Mary's, The kids were great and they fed off the energy that you approached them with. I was always enthused while working with the kids and with all the games that I was able to play with them I will have to say it was a success. The one thing that I will leave St. Mary's knowing is to expect anything and to always have a back up game plan because you never know what type of mood the students will be into. Capturing the last moments at St. Mary's has made me excited for the near future with working with kids and being able to break down games and critiquing the students movement skills. Thanks again St. Mary's elementary school for giving me the opportunity to be a part of your after school program!!

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Lab 5 @ St. Mary's

In this weeks lab my group worked with Special projects and we ended up creating a poster board decoration on the gymnasium door so our group and other groups could put up there photo collages and also write a Thank You note to St. Mary's School. At the end of Class Pat had the students play a game called toilet tag which the students loved mainly because it was some sort of tag game. Dave sang the "turtle song" which went really well and most of the kids new the song. I ended the day with a cheer and had the kids shout out to hear some school spirit. The kids were very active throughout the day and we were able to spend some time with the kids but mostly worked on our poster boarder for the photo collages. I am excited for our last and up coming Lab 6 this week at St. Mary's and have been thrilled to work with the kids up to this point. One week Left at St. Mary's Let this be the best one of all... Can't Wait!!!

Check out my Lab 5

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Hyper Dash Altering in Physical Education

Hyper Dash is a target tagging race course game. The object is to tag the objects as fast as possible as soon as the voice command is said. Hyper Dash could be altered by setting up Index cards near each of the objects and on the students must answer the index card before moving to the next object. "Multiplying/Dividing or even simple Adding and Subtracting" math problems can be put on the index cards this is keeping the students minds working even outside of their actual classrooms but it's a competitive game. So after answering the equation correctly on the index card the student then can move to the next object. As a future Physical Educator it is our job to alter simple games and make them fun and possibly a little bit more challenging.