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The PE Umbrella | Podcasting ALL things Primary Physical Education

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Ryan Ellis here, the founder and host of the PE Umbrella, a Primary Physical Education podcast and short blog that discusses all things PE. Interviewing inspiring practitioners from the primary education sector, I will be sharing the latest in excellent practice and discussing what makes PE and Sport such an important tool to engage and enhance the learning of children (across the curriculum) so they are ready to leave school with a solid platform to lead a healthy lifestyle and enjoy lifelong physical activity! I will share insights into what makes the top practitioners of today tick, asking about their favourite PE resources, what activities are a must have in the locker for any teacher and success stories about WHAT REALLY WORKS! All in all, the PE Umbrella is about inspiring YOU in YOUR own teaching practice and providing you with the tools, ideas and resources to take ACTION! So come and join me under the PE Umbrella!

Ryan Ellis here, the founder and host of the PE Umbrella, a Primary Physical Education podcast and short blog that discusses all things PE. Interviewing inspiring practitioners from the primary education sector, I will be sharing the latest in excellent practice and discussing what makes PE and Sport such an important tool to engage and enhance the learning of children (across the curriculum) so they are ready to leave school with a solid platform to lead a healthy lifestyle and enjoy lifelong physical activity! I will share insights into what makes the top practitioners of today tick, asking about their favourite PE resources, what activities are a must have in the locker for any teacher and success stories about WHAT REALLY WORKS! All in all, the PE Umbrella is about inspiring YOU in YOUR own teaching practice and providing you with the tools, ideas and resources to take ACTION! So come and join me under the PE Umbrella!
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Ryan Ellis here, the founder and host of the PE Umbrella, a Primary Physical Education podcast and short blog that discusses all things PE. Interviewing inspiring practitioners from the primary education sector, I will be sharing the latest in excellent practice and discussing what makes PE and Sport such an important tool to engage and enhance the learning of children (across the curriculum) so they are ready to leave school with a solid platform to lead a healthy lifestyle and enjoy lifelong physical activity! I will share insights into what makes the top practitioners of today tick, asking about their favourite PE resources, what activities are a must have in the locker for any teacher and success stories about WHAT REALLY WORKS! All in all, the PE Umbrella is about inspiring YOU in YOUR own teaching practice and providing you with the tools, ideas and resources to take ACTION! So come and join me under the PE Umbrella!

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Episodes

Stuart Owen | Sport Diddy, Skill Acquisition & Nature vs Nurture

7/23/2018
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Welcome to episode 106 of The PE Umbrella Podcast and part two of my interview with Stuart Owen. This week we continue our quality conversation and turn our attention to Sport Diddy and skill acquisition in children. We talk about nature vs nurture and decide whether ANYBODY can truly master a SKILL. Through this discussion, we elaborate on the 3 stages of skill acquisition and the importance of Stuarts ten golden rules as a means to promote the best possible environment to learn....

Duration:00:57:22

Stuart Owen | More than a PE teacher & Listening with your eyes...

7/16/2018
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Welcome to episode 105 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. In this episode, I am fired up to welcome a good friend and outstanding teacher/coach to the show, Stuart Owen. During part 1 of this podcast, we delve in deep about all things PE, drawing upon the years of teaching and coaching experience that Stuart possesses. These topics include: - The power of observation - Optimum learning environments - Top warm-up activities - Is Primary PE good enough, What should our focus be? -...

Duration:01:00:18

Carl Condliffe | Flipped Learning & Gamification in PE

7/3/2018
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Welcome to episode 104 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. In this episode I am delighted to welcome an all star PE teacher from across the world in New Zealand to the show, Mr Carl Condliffe. During this episode we unpick some of the show favourite questions, sharing his top warm up and his worst moments. We then dive into areas of his speciality and discuss flipped learning and gamification, elaborating on the benefits/pitfalls it may bring to a primary PE classroom. So What are you waiting...

Duration:00:58:57

Tanner Roos | Let's Talk PhysEd

6/19/2018
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Welcome to episode 103 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is PhysEd teacher Tanner Roos! During this episode, we discuss... - His aims for his school as a PE co-ordinator - How Tanner would best describe himself as a teacher - What could I expect as a student in a Mr Roos PE lesson - The worst lessons that Tanner has ever taught and what he learned from it - Favourite warm up activity. So what are you waiting for? Come on over and join us Under the...

Duration:00:37:30

Andy Hair | (Definitely Not) The Last Physed Crusade

6/10/2018
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Welcome to episode 102 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. I am delighted to welcome my first 3peat guest to the show this week, a cracker of a PE teacher and an all-round great guy, Andy Hair! During this episode we catch up on all things Aussie Physed, finding out about the game changing initiatives that Andy has recently brought to his school, including his Movement Based Hallways and Check-In floor markings! Not only that, we both share some incredibly exciting news about a future project...

Duration:00:59:22

Craig Harrison Phd | Commitment, Control & Confidence in Primary PE

6/2/2018
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Welcome to episode 101 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. As we embark on the post 100 leg of The PE Umbrella journey I am delighted to welcome Craig Harrison to the show for episode 101! During this episode we dive deep into the psychological aspect of physical activity in younger children. The cornerstone of our discussion is centred around confidence and how we can hope to foster this as a desirable trait in our students. We also chat about the role of parenting and if there are pitfalls of...

Duration:00:54:10

Dale Sidebottom | Bringing the Energy to Education & Learning

5/27/2018
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Welcome and prepare yourself for episode 100 of The PE Umbrella Podcast. I had to mark the occasion with an ALL STAR guest, and the one I chose certainly does not disappoint. In this very special episode I am joined by Dale Sidebottom as we converse all things Physed, Books, Ice Breakers and Moving to Learn! During this episode Dale really brings the ENERGY to the show and I feel there was a mutual connection between our outlook and perspective on teaching. He shares some great stories...

Duration:01:00:01

Resources | Cone Orienteering & Team Building in PE

5/14/2018
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Welcome to episode 99 of The PE Umbrella podcast! This week I am excited to bring you a truly wonderful Orienteering and Team building activity that will be a huge hit with your students! A twitter poll confirmed you wanted to hear more resources so here we are, this is the perfect start of year activity allowing students to work with others and solve problems. With an emphasis on the Green Umbrella (cognitive) and Red Umbrella (social) it is a corner stone for developing life skills that...

Duration:00:18:26

Dave Carney | Supersized Physed

5/1/2018
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Welcome to episode 98 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is PE teacher Dave Carney. During this episode, we talk about some of the setbacks of delivering Physical Education to groups sometimes upwards of 100 students. Of course, Dave shares his top tips and solutions for how he still delivers a quality PE curriculum with the resources at his disposal. All of the show favourites are here...Dave's worst ever lesson, his top warm up game and class management...

Duration:00:39:22

Zack Smith | Mastering EYFS Physical Education

4/23/2018
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Welcome to episode 97 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is EYFS PE teacher Zack Smith. During this episode, we centre our discussion around delivering Physical Education to students 3, 4 or 5 years of age and how we can best set them up for a journey of lifelong physical activity! Intertwined into this detailed and insightful discussion, we delve into the show favourites and ask Zack about his worst ever lesson, how he would describe himself as a teacher and...

Duration:00:52:35

Neila Steele | Mindfulness & Visualisation in Education

4/16/2018
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Welcome to episode 96 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is Neila Steele, a real superstar in education, mindfulness and PE. During this episode, we discuss the importance of taking time for yourself, ensuring you are in the best place both mentally and physically to teach your students. We also dive into the benefits of bringing mindfulness to the classroom, how we can do it and how it impacts positively on our students. Finally we delve into the world of...

Duration:00:53:15

Andrew Gregory | Insights from a Primary PE Co-ordinator

4/8/2018
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Welcome to episode 95 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is Primary PE Co-ordinator, Andrew Gregory. During this episode, we discuss... - His aims for his school as a PE co-ordinator - How Andrew would best describe himself as a teacher. - What could I expect as a student in Andrews class? - The worst lessons that Andrew has ever taught and what he learned from it. - Favourite warm up activity. So what are you waiting for? Come on over and join us Under...

Duration:00:35:50

The Importance of Play

3/11/2018
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Hello and Welcome to The PE Umbrella Podcast Episode 94. In this episode, I take you on a journey about Play, and why it holds huge significance in the education of our children and our own lives. During the episode, I explore exactly what we mean by 'play'. Why it is so useful for our development and share with you 8 play personalities, which, if understood, may unlock your potential to live a more playful life! So what are you waiting for? Come and join me Under the PE Umbrella!

Duration:00:28:07

The Power Of Moments in the Classroom

3/3/2018
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Hello and Welcome to The PE Umbrella Podcast Episode 93! In this episode, I bring you my deep thoughts on a book I recently read titled 'The Power of Moments'. Sometimes when you read a book, it just clicks. The way it translates to the education sector is seamless and in my opinion a must read. Everybody in the world has a series of defining moments in their life, and the great thing is, we can be the author of these ourselves...We don't just have to let them happen to us! I explore how...

Duration:00:27:24

Resources | 15 Awesome PE Warm ups to kick off 2018!

1/7/2018
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Hello and Welcome to The PE Umbrella Podcast Episode 92! In this episode, I bring you a collection of my top 15 warm ups, as shared by the amazing guests of the podcast. Selecting only 15 wasn't easy but I'm sure you'll agree there is a great variety here and the featured guests all have an interesting take on what their favourite ever warm ups are. I'm certain you can pick some great actionable ones to use yourself this week, month or year ahead! If you missed the full interviews with...

Duration:00:30:25

Andy Hair| PE Past, PE Present & PE Future

1/1/2018
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Welcome to episode 91 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is Aussie Physed legend and now repeat guest of the show, Andy Hair! During this episode, we discuss... - What inspired Andy to become a PE teacher. - What could I expect as a student in Andy's class? - The best/worst lessons that Andy has ever taught. -What units he has enjoyed teaching this year that we can try ourselves. There were so many golden nuggets from Andy in this episode he could write a...

Duration:01:06:34

Christina Polatajko shares her PE story Under the Umbrella

12/17/2017
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Welcome to episode 90 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is another Aussie Physed rockstar who is always providing great value in the online space, Christina Polatajko. During this episode, we discuss... - What inspired Christina to become a PE teacher. - What has Christina fired up in the world of PE right now. - What could I expect as a student in Christina's class? - The best/worst lessons that Christina has ever taught. - Favourite warm up/insta...

Duration:00:48:14

Unpacking Primary PE with Adam Llevo

12/10/2017
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Welcome to episode 89 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today for his second stint on the show is Physical Education teacher and technology rockstar Adam Llevo. During this episode, we discuss... - What inspired Adam to become a PE teacher - What PE looked like during his days as a student - What constraints impact on the quality of Primary School PE. How we overcome them? - The best/worst lessons that Adam has ever taught. - Coaches vs Teachers If you heard...

Duration:00:46:00

Dan Popescu | Real PE Talk & Learning from Failure

12/3/2017
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Welcome to episode 88 of The PE Umbrella podcast! Joining me Under the Umbrella today is Physical Education teacher Dan Popescu. During this episode, we discuss... - The Best and Worst Lessons Dan has EVER taught! - How he continues to learn from failure. - His favourite warm up/instant activities. On top of this we just have a cracking chat based around all things PE. You're sure to pick up some great nuggets of information to try out with your class this week. So what are you waiting...

Duration:00:48:52

Reflections | A Class Full of Kites

10/8/2017
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Welcome to episode 87 of The PE Umbrella podcast! This week, I bring you some in depth reflection of managing the Pride and Ego of the children you teach as a result of reading the book 'Ego is the Enemy' by Ryan Holiday. Is too much Positive really a Negative? What brought me crashing down to Earth when I was 10? How can you possibly fly 30 kites at once? Lots of food for thought and an opportunity to share your own experiences awaits. So what are you waiting for, come on over and join...

Duration:00:18:11