©2020 by David Cooney

March 28, 2020

Since my last post, the world is in severe distress with the US reporting more cases than China, the UK prime minister Boris Johnson testing positive and foreigners being barred from entering China. Although my family and I have residential permits, we cannot go back t...

March 21, 2020

By now, a large proportion of students around the globe are faced with remote learning, with students having a range of accessibility to online resources. However, project-based learning can still be applied in such circumstances due to its focus on real, authentic pro...

March 13, 2020

Introducing The Sunday Pause. Sunday’s are usually the days I really knuckle down on the planning for the week. However, before my daughters wake up and I’ve got a moment to myself, I pour myself a coffee and read articles that I bookmarked throughout the week. These a...

March 7, 2020

Introducing The Sunday Pause. Sundays are usually the days I really knuckle down on the planning for the week. However, before my daughters wake up and I’ve got a moment to myself, I pour myself a coffee and read articles that I bookmarked throughout the week. These ar...

April 7, 2019

Inquiry-based learning can occur in PE. Praxis can occur in PE. PE teachers can empower students to believe they can make a difference in the world.

September 18, 2017

Yes, it does.

I heard a claim the other day that a PE teacher at an IB World School claimed that PE does not belong in the PYP. Now, this is through the grapevine so I do not have any evidence of this actually occurring firsthand but it did get me thinking. As you can s...

September 1, 2017

1 ball, 2 teams, 22 kids on the field. I hear this and I think, 3/4 of the kids on the field are just passive participants. 

Seinfeld and PE:

I remember a Seinfeld episode where Jerry, at the intro of the show during his stand-up routine, he compared PE to Lord of the Fl...

April 28, 2017

 Planning for the next school year can be tough. There is a great deal to consider but after much negotiation and perseverance we have it. Read below to discover what factors need to be considered when making your year calendar:

Units:

By the time you are putting yo...

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