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The PE Geek Podcast is the number one destination for anyone interested in utilising technologies within their Physical Education classroom. The Podcast explores current tools, trends and classroom proven ideas.

The PE Geek Podcast is the number one destination for anyone interested in utilising technologies within their Physical Education classroom. The Podcast explores current tools, trends and classroom proven ideas.
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The PE Geek Podcast is the number one destination for anyone interested in utilising technologies within their Physical Education classroom. The Podcast explores current tools, trends and classroom proven ideas.

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English


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Episode 106 - Fitness Testing?

10/3/2018
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast I share my views & experiences with fitness testing and discuss some of the tools and resources you can use to help make the process more streamlined and efficient. Resources shared in this episode include

Duration:00:22:09

Episode 105 - The Power of Play with Dale Sidebottom

7/21/2018
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast we speak with Dale Sidebottom, the founder of Energetic.Education. Dale shares how he has been able to dramatically change his overall happiness by leveraging 4 core pillars; These pillars have had such an impact on his life that it eventually led him to the creation of his FREE app Jugar Life. Jugar is a daily routine app, providing simple but effective strategies you can incorporate into your daily routine to help you experience play. Play can add...

Duration:00:28:55

Episode 104 - An Interview with The PE Geek

5/24/2018
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In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast Mandy Collins flips the equation and interviews me about technologies and physical education and the observations we've made working with tens of thousands of people per year. Some of the questions asked include

Duration:00:29:40

Episode 103 - Starting from a Solid Foundation with Brenda Tang

4/25/2018
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast we chat with Physical Educator, Brenda Tang and explore her journey to the PE classroom. Throughout the episode we discuss the importance of starting with a solid foundation of good practice when exploring technology in your classroom. Follow Brenda on TwitterVisit her New Blog Resources mentioned in this episode include;

Duration:00:26:03

Episode 102 - Crowd Funding Tech in PE with Bailee Sandsmark

4/3/2018
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast we speak with PE Teacher Bailee Sandsmark and explore a variety of tools and strategies for using technology in the PE Classroom. We also discuss the power of crowd funding through sites such as Donors Choose & how she's be able to leverage these to acquire technology in her program.ResourcesPlickers Donors ChooseFollow Bailee on Twitter

Duration:00:25:08

Episode 101 - Exploring the Research with Julia Sargent

1/22/2018
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In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we interview Julia Sargent and explore why teachers are introducing emerging technologies in their practice even though they're not required too. The conversation moves between a variety of deep topics around the area of introducing technologies into our practices & how we can ensure that learning remains the focus.Resources Digital Technology in PhysEdUniversity profile & LinkedIn Profiles

Duration:00:18:52

Episode 100 - One Hundred Ways to Use Technology in PE

12/12/2017
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In the 100th episode of The PE Geek Podcast we celebrate by sharing 100 different ways that you can introduce Technologies into your Physical Education classroom. On their own the ideas won't transform your teaching, but our goal here is to spark the curiosity that drives exploration of these ideas in your lessons.

Duration:00:28:21

Episode 99 - Swimming with an iPad with Joel Smedes

11/28/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we speak with Joel Smedes a passionate Phys Ed teacher working in Laos. Throughout the episode we explore how he got started using technologies and how he's applied these to aquatic lessons.

Duration:00:23:51

Episode 98 - Connection Before Content with Mark Collard

11/12/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast we speak with Mark Collard from Playmeo.com. He is the founder and director of playmeo, a small professional development company which specialises in helping program leaders all over the world design and deliver remarkably fun programs that make a difference in the lives and performance of their groups. A recurring theme throughout the episode is the power of teachers creating authentic connections with their students before moving onto any content....

Duration:00:21:11

Episode 97 - A Tech in PE Journey with Alison Leathwood

10/27/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast I speak with Alison Leathwood, a passionate Canadian Physical Educator working in Vietnam. Throughout the episode we explore her journey to the International teaching sector & how she began to leverage technologies in her practice.

Duration:00:29:42

Episode 96 - iPads Vs Chromebooks in PhysED

10/16/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast, we explore the pro's and con's of the iPad (Tablet) & Chromebook's in Physical Education. In recent years, Chromebooks have been dominating the education market, however, are they the best fit for PhysED? Before we decide the ultimate winner, we battle over a variety of categories including;AffordabilityApp availabilityBattery life and managementCameraSimplicityPortabilitySchool ManagementPE AppsPE Training

Duration:00:27:49

Episode 95 - iOS Vs Android in PE

10/1/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast, I discuss the famous iOS vs Android question from the perspective of a PE Teacher or school looking to introduce one of the platforms into their practice. Before we decide the ultimate winner, we set the battle over a variety of categories including;Affordability, interface, and appsApp store usabilityBattery life and managementOS UpdatesCustomizabilityPeripheralsVoice assistantsCameraSimplicitySchool ManagementPE AppsPE Training

Duration:00:28:43

Episode 94 - Building a Phys Ed Classroom Website

9/8/2017
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One of my earliest memories of the internet revolves around me slaving away in my bedroom creating my very first website. Flash forward to today and it’s now possible for literally anyone with an internet connection to build a stunning website in a matter of minutes to hours. During this episode of The PE Geek podcast I share some of the resources available for PE Teachers to build their very own websites.Resources mentioned in this episodeWeebly & Weebly EducationGoogle SitesStrikingly &...

Duration:00:27:30

Episode 93 - When Tech Gets Boring, It Gets Interesting

9/1/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast I share why its important for technology to become 'boring' before it really gets interesting. While this statement might seem rather strange, its become obvious to be that the real impact only happens when we move from 'cutting edge' to what could be seen as nothing but 'boring'.

Duration:00:18:43

Episode 92 - Choice & Voice with Mike Ginicola

8/21/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we speak with Mike Ginicola about the value of leveraging student choice & voice in thje Physical Education classroom. This has taken many forms in Mike's classes & has been empowered by the use of Gamification & Emerging Technologies. He also shares his love for the Plickers app and how he was able to take it to the next level using Magnets.Resources mentioned in this episodePlickers, ClassCraft, Balance It Jump It TranscriptionDuration:...

Duration:00:19:32

Episode 91 - All About Augmented Reality

8/15/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we explore the disruptive technology of Augmented Reality & how it differs from Virtual Reality which was explored in the previous episode. Throughout the episode, we explore the applications it has in today's PE classrooms & the implications it has for education in the years beyond. Resources mentioned in this episodeStarWalk & Pokemon GoAnatomy 4D, Virtuali-tee, AurasmaApples upcoming ARKit

Duration:00:18:50

Episode 90 - The Future of Virtual Reality

7/28/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we explore the disruptive technology of Virtual Reality. This includes a look at the applications in the PE Classroom in todays classrooms as well as the potential for the future of education. While Virtual Reality as been around for many years, its only now reaching a point where its implications for learning and teaching are truly being felt with innovative teachers embracing their potential.

Duration:00:22:50

Episode 89 - Assessment During Team Games

7/17/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast we explore a collection of tools you can utilise to assess students in team game or practical situations.Resources mentioned include;1. Plickers, Socrative & Kahoot2. Google Forms & Autocrat3. Seesaw

Duration:00:21:26

Episode 88 - Get Control Of Your Passwords

7/9/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek podcast I share advice around best practice when it comes to your passwords & online security.We talk about how long it takes for a computer to hack a password & what you can do about it, plus much more.Resources mentioned include;1. www.howsecureismypassword.net2. Lastpass, 1password, Dashlane

Duration:00:24:25

Episode 87 - Creating Posters & Classroom Artefacts

6/18/2017
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In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast we explore a variety of simple and cloud based tools that you can leverage to produce classroom & lesson materials. Best of all these tools make it possible for you to create high quality resources without requiring you to spend hours learning complicated software and systems. Resources explored include;1. Canva, Comic Life & Piktochart2. Animoto & Ripl3. Fiverr

Duration:00:18:20