Gifting Resources

Dear loyal readers, I began this blog in an attempt to share resources about social justice/ antiracist pedagogies/ community work, for emotive writing, and to transform in the power of words. Whilst I haven't been a regular or consistent blogger post PhD, the reach has been monumental and blogs have been read in over 30… Continue reading Gifting Resources

Reflections from the AfPE National Conference: Guest Blog

Hello Colleagues, Welcome back to reading educational thoughts for all, this week I invited Laura McBean to share some thoughts on our recent trip to the National PE conference. Her words are powerful and I encourage you to engage with them. After reading her post, I thought of Arielle Grays recent Twitter post: "Having a… Continue reading Reflections from the AfPE National Conference: Guest Blog

Stories from the trenches: An overview of the Ph.D. journey

I am pleased to share that I successfully defended my dissertation entitled 'Transformative pedagogy in physical education teacher education.' Since completing my studies several weeks ago, some have thought I am on vacation! This couldn't be further from the truth and I have realized that unless you share your journey, people are none-the-wiser! So I… Continue reading Stories from the trenches: An overview of the Ph.D. journey

Do you love everyBODY? Are you an anti-fat bias educator?

When I was teaching at the secondary level I will never forget a specific teaching scenario and how it made me feel or the student concerned. I was teaching athletics (track & field) and within this school, all students were required to complete a lap of the track as part of an independent warm up… Continue reading Do you love everyBODY? Are you an anti-fat bias educator?

The problem with physical education just focusing on physical activity and health/sport based curricula

I have been meaning to write this blog for quite a long time and I feel it is needed after reading several practitioner journals that have been released this month. I have tried to keep it short in the hope you will want to investigate more independently. Firstly, I want to acknowledge that until a… Continue reading The problem with physical education just focusing on physical activity and health/sport based curricula

Continued Professional Development In Your Time

The last few weeks I have noticed an increasing amount of student teachers and in-service teachers that are not able to get to conferences or simply are not aware of professional development opportunities. As an educator myself, I highly recommend, attending or seeking out professional development as much as possible. But, I realize conferences entail… Continue reading Continued Professional Development In Your Time