New Zealand Physical Educator

Articles from Vol. 44, No. 2, June

101 Classroom Games Review
101 CLASSROOM GAMES REVIEW Gareth Long, Harvey Grout, Stuart Taylor Human Kinetics. $28.50. ISBN 13: 9780736095I have been a Physical Education teacher in New Zealand and the UK for 8 years and have attended many courses, and read a multitude of books...
Billy's Top 10 Phys Ed Apps for the iPad 2
V1 Golf$6.49http://bit.ly/lwiX4ACAPTURE:* Record directly from the iPad 2* Trim, Edit Video* Playback in Slow-mo, frame-by frameCOMPARE:* Split-Screen Swing Analysis* Flip/Mirror, Zoom, Overlay Swings* Tour Pro Swing Library (300fps)* Full Suite of Analysis...
Early Foundations for Expert Team Game Performances: The Educative Value of Games Teaching in the Primary School Context
Key words: Teaching Games for Understanding, Non-linear pedagogy, Constraining games, deliberate practice, deliberate play.The numerous game teaching variables available to the teacher through Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU), (Bunker & Thorpe,...
From the PENZ Chief Executive
We approach Conference 2011 with the excitement of anticipation knowing that we have an absorbing programme planned for participants. Simultaneously, the conference theme that questions the route ahead for Physical Educa tion can be construed as either...
Inclusive Physical Education
IntroductionJames (pseudonym) had been born without arms and with one leg shorter than the other. He was fourteen years of age when he arrived, midterm, to join my physical education class. On the day he arrived the students were working on a trampoline...
Junior Physical Education: Four Secondary School Colleagues Provide Food for Thought
Think back to day one of term one. Sitting before you are wide eyed, fresh faced, keen and inquisitive year 9 students in their squeaky clean, new uniforms. They are waiting to see and hear what Physical Education is going to be like for them in 2011...
Key Competencies and Outdoor Education - a Match?
'What are students saying?'IntroductionI am a secondary school teacher at Nelson College. In 2010 I was awarded a New Zealand Science, Mathematics and Technology Teacher Fellowship. This scheme is administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand. My...
Ma Te Huruhuru, Ka Rere Te Manu (Adorn the Bird with Feathers So It May Fly)
The New Zealand Curriculum is quite clear in its vision of developing young people who will be confident, connected, actively involved, lifelong learners. Whether students will achieve this vision, in relation to physical education, is influenced strongly...
Operation iPad 2!
Billy Merchant is a self confessed techno junkie who loves his gadgets. This enthusiastic and lively Head of Faculty of Physical Education at Paku ranga College is on a mission - called Operation IPAD2. So what was it that set his tail on fire to get...
Teachers' Questions Answered
Q Dear Shazza and BrucieI am confused about the literacy credits in Physical Education. Can you tell me in which standards students can be assessed for literacy credits? Does it involve any extra work for teachers? If we are using alternative modes of...
Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility through Physical Activity (3Rd Edition)
TEACHING PERSONAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY THROUGH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (3RD EDITION) Don Hellison. Human Kinetics $38.00. ISBN 13: 9780736094702One of the features we often claim in Physical Education is the ability to develop positive character traits...
Te Kapu Me Te Hoiha - Cup and Saucer
Intended outcome(s)The students could:* participate in a wide range of ngâ mahi a te rëhia (games and pastimes) activities and identify the factors that made the experience enjoyable (HPE 1 B2)* express their own feelings effectively and listen to those...
The Hope Embedded in the Johnson Report
The Johnson Report of the Committee on Health and Social Education: Growing Sharing and Learning (1 977) was the Tomorrow's Schools of its time. It purported to be a comprehensive report resulting from widespread, conflicting community concerns about...
Three-Zone Pass
Young school children move from playing by themselves in the company of other children, to alongside and eventually to playing cooperatively with each other. When the children are at the later stage of this developmental process and they can perform...
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