Thursday, April 26, 2012

Cup Stacking and Hantis!!


                Yesterday Dave and Kyle were the last of the class to go for teaching their Lab D lesson for EDU 255. Dave got us all started off with his Cup Stacking lesson! I was really excited to try this out because I have never gotten a chance to use the actual cup stacking cups and I have seen lots of videos of the Cup Stacking Championships.  I really like the instant activity that Dave made up. He had everyone get a partner and there was a stack of cups along the edges of the gym and with our partner we had to take cup by cup to the center of the gym doing a different locomotor skill. Then once we got to the middle we had to make the 6 cup tower and once it was complete he wanted us to do the downward dog yoga pose. He began to talk to us about cup stacking while we all did a few different yoga poses. I really like the way he did this because this caused everyone to be active while he was explaining what we were doing for the day. Then we got into the actual cup stacking! We started out by just working on the technique of how to separate the cups with our fingers like laces on a football. Slowly we progressed to using these neat timing mats and building a 3-6-3 tower. Dave also had challenges throughout his lesson, like try it with your eyes closed or try using the mini cups! Then Dave had the challenge of incorporating relationships into his lesson and I loved the way he did this! He had us all paired up and we had to work together to build one tower, one person acted as the left hand and the other person acted as the right hand. While we were doing this he talked about how there can be hard times (when the cups tip over) so we must learn to communicate and work together. Overall I though Dave did a great job for his Lab D lesson! I had a lot of fun the whole time and he kept us all engaged and interested for the whole time!
                Next Up was Kyle! Kyle was teaching Hantis and you could tell that he was really confident in what he was teaching. He had us warm up with table tennis but playing with our hands instead of paddles. He used scaffolding from Eric’s Lesson, which is a great technique! After table tennis he brought us all together to talk about the objectives of his lesson and as discussed facts about asthma. We then moved right into practicing proper Hantis form. The unique thing about his lesson that I liked is that he handed out sheets of paper with cues and asked us to peer teach each other. I enjoyed this because it was a different teaching style we haven’t seen yet! Eventually we moved into small Hantis games and then a full 4 table Hantis game. During the lesson Kyle was very aware because he had a feeling something was going on because Professor Yang had Mike put another shirt on. This was great that he was being very observant because Mike ended up “breaking” his arm. Kyle handled the situation very well by asking someone to call 911, someone to stay in the hallway to wait, and someone to stay with Mike on the side. He also tried to keep the class engaged in the lesson and not have them concentrate on the incident with Mike. Kyle’s lesson was very well organized and flowed smoothly from one part to the next. Also you could tell that he was very organized and was confident in what he was teaching. These are two really important elements for a teacher to have. Even though it was the last day for our Lab D lessons, I would definitely say it ended on a good note. Everyone in our class has grown so much since day 1 thanks to Professor Yang and our TAs!

Monday, April 23, 2012

iDance!


                  Today Stephanie and Max presented their Lab D lesson for EDU 255. Stephanie taught first and she got us all right into using the iDance pads. He goal of the lesson was very clear; she wanted us to improve our percentage from the first song to the last song. So we started off by doing an easier song all on level 1. After the song was over she had the person with the highest percentage right their number on the board so everyone else could try and beat them. We played a few other songs and I personally improved from having like a 60% to an 80%! I liked how she let us practice and challenge ourselves all depending on our personal ability. After a few rounds of practicing she challenged us by asking us to face the back wall but still perform the dance. This was more of a challenge than I thought it would be. Facing the opposite way made it so everything was backwards and didn’t only make you work physically but was heavy in cognitive area too. Lastly she had us get a partner and work together to try and reach a high percentage. Eric and I were partners and it was interesting to see that many of us did better individually rather than with a partner. I enjoyed Stephanie’s lesson and I thought she did a great job challenging us both cognitively and physically.
                  Max taught iDance second and I thought he did a great job following Stephanie because the lessons didn’t seem repetitive. Although he was teaching iDance as well he challenged us to use iDance in different ways that were really creative. He started us off by just warming up normally with a song. Then had us face the opposite way but would yell out the command “switch” and we would turn to facing the front. I thought this was a lot of fun and was definitely a challenge. After he asked us to find a partner and to connect the mats so they were touching. We each had our own mat next to a partner and this time when he called out “switch” we switched mats with our partners. This was creative and added a fun element to the normal iDance game. To make it an even bigger challenge he then combined 4 mats and 1 practice together to make two teams of 5. So now we all were dancing in a line and when he called switch we would all shift down the line and the last person would run behind everyone and get on the first mat. I thought Max’s lesson was a lot of fun and it put a cool twist on the normal iDance program and added a fun teamwork element. Also I thought his lesson flowed really well and he seemed really confident in what he was teaching. Again another successful day for the Lab D.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Scavenger Hunt for Smokers

Today was Kim’s turn to present her Lab D lesson for EDU 255. Kim had the challenge of having the class participate in a scavenger hunt around Park Center, but this wasn’t just a normal scavenger hunt, every aspect of the hunt had a learning aspect about smoking. She was really dynamic and creative with how many different elements she incorporated into her lesson about smoking. She had us get warmed up with a little game of blob tag and then some stations that had to do with areas of the body that are affected by smoking. There was a station for the brain, lungs, heart, and mouth and at each station there was a activity that involved that area of the body. Then we finally split into groups and prepared for the scavenger hunt to find different things that are used to make cigarettes. Each group had to work together because we were tied together with a rope and one person with an iPhone downloaded an app that guided us from station to station. Also Kim had worksheets we had to fill out with the info that was at each station, and each person in the group had a different nametag of an ingredient that was in cigarettes. There were two groups so Kim had to spilt her time between each group to help guide them through the hunt. This led us all around the outside of Park Center. There were a few technical difficulties, but I thought she handled the problems very well. Although in my group especially there were a few incidences where behavioral problems occurred and Kim didn’t really seem to address them and instead just ignored them. Overall I thought Kim had a great lesson and I really learned about smoking and cigarettes. I can only imagine the amount of work that Kim put into her lesson, but I think it was really worth it because I thought that her lesson was super educational and involved some great physical aspects!    

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Exergaming!!!


             Today in EDU 255 it was Emily’s and Leslie’s turn to teach their Lab D! They got the privilege of using the exergaming lab/equipment.  Emily started us off with a great lesson focused on diabetes and the boxing equipment. We first had to find eggs that were hiding around the lab that had information about diabetes. After we got started into using the equipment and she did a great job making sure everyone was being active even though only a few people at a time could use the actual technology. I loved how she really incorporated her theme of diabetes through the whole lesson! Also I loved how she was super enthusiastic about her lesson because it really helped everyone else get into it and have fun! I really enjoyed Emily’s lesson and I actually learned a few things that I never really knew before!
                  Leslie’s turn was next! She was in the smaller room in the exergaming lab, although she didn’t let this affect her lesson, which was great! Leslie had a couple different exergaming stations set up around the room that we rotated around to. I loved that she took on such a big task of incorporating many different games because it kept things interesting for us! I really enjoyed myself getting the chance to try out all the different games. Leslie also did a great job of making sure that everyone was being active and if there weren’t enough spots at one station she would adapt and change things so everyone could participate. Also I thought I was great how she was constantly walking around challenging people and giving feedback. At the station with the basketball video game with the steppers and bikes, she had us breathe threw straws. Then at the end of the lesson she explained that this was to show us the importance of being active and healthy because when plaque builds up on our arteries it makes the heart have to work harder to get blood around the body. This leads to cardiovascular disease. 
                          Emily and Leslie taught two fun and exciting lessons today, I really enjoyed class!   
                

Monday, April 16, 2012

POOL DAY!!


Today for EDU 255 the teach candidates that taught today were Devon and Mike! They both had the challenge of teaching in the pool area. Devon started us off by playing a simple tag game to get us warmed up. After the warm up he told us a story about how he went to water aerobics with his grandma. I loved this and it was a pretty entertaining and defiantly got my interest! So then we got into our own area of the pool to practice a few of the moves. I though Devon did a great job with the cues for each move and all the names of the moves closely related to the action itself. After practicing Devon didn’t hesitate to get right in the pool to put it all together. I really liked that he got in the pool and participated but yet still gave some feedback to students. Then he ended his lesson with some calm stretching right in the pool! I enjoyed Devon’s lesson and I thought he did a great job with classroom management as well!
                  Next was Mike, he was teaching us defense to Ultimate Pool Frisbee. Before we actually got into the lesson he wanted to get us warmed up with a little relay race. The cool aspect of the relay race was that we had to pass and hold onto these bands that tracked our times! When the last person had the band they had to touch it to the base and it stopped the timer! I thought this was really cool and added something unique to his lesson from the start. Then Mike when over the cues for defense, which included holding a short noodle. His cues were “Back and Smack”!! These cues were really easy to remember and easy to apply to your actual defense moves. We practiced with a partner then worked up to a full Ultimate Pool Frisbee Game. I had a lot of fun during his lesson and I thought it was so creative to add the element of holding the noodle. It gave us all more reach and turned the ordinary game into something new, fun and different. I though both Devon and Mike did a great job on their last lab from teaching! Everyone has definitely improved since his or her first lesson on day one.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

A day for Table Tennis!


                  Today in EDU 255 Eric and Justin taught their Lab D, which focused on table tennis. They both presented two great lessons with progressions for their different styles of lessons. Eric went first and taught a great lesson on following threw you hitting. I really liked the way he hooked us in the lesson by connecting it to the cues. His second cue was “grease” because your hand/paddle made a motion by your head that you were greasing your hair like John Travolta in the movie grease. Then if you didn’t get that connection he also referred to the movement as from the “dougie” dance. I thought this was a great way to connect two different ways so you made sure everyone really understood it. Also during Eric’s lesson Professor Yang told Stephanie to make a scene about Dan cheating on her with Leslie. Eric handled this situation pretty well by first just splitting them up. Then Stephanie ended up cursing in the class so Eric just removed her for a short period then had her return. I thought the way Eric handled this in progressions was great, although he was kind of confused on what was going on!
                  Justin started off his lesson with a little instant activity about looking at different foods and connecting them to high fructose corn syrup! I thought this was a great creative way to get everyone thinking about how much high fructose corn syrup we eat daily, cause it sure made me think! Next he had to deal with a technical difficulty with his laptop so he didn’t have his rules or video but he handled the situation well and just moved on. When we moved on to the core of the lesson Professor Yang approached Emily and I and asked us to “flirt” and be clingy with Justin to see how he reacted. I must say that Justin did a great job dealing with us constantly want to be next to him. Whenever we would get too close or follow him around he would give us an alternate task or just say “hey would you two mind just standing right over there”. I thought his reactions to this was great and handled the situation professionally.
                  Overall I thought today was a successful day of Lab D’s and Friday we are going to be meeting in the pool area for two more lessons.  

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

MY LAST LESSON! - Power Yoga (Lab D)


                  Today was the first day for Lab D! It was my time to teach and set the bar for the rest of the class since I was the first to go! My focus for the class was Power Yoga! This lab took a lot of time and preparation to get ready for considering I had to teach for 35 minutes, which is much longer then ever have before. Also I had to try and teach in the style of “practice”. On top of the task of teaching yoga, I also had a fitness/wellness focus of “why PE?” I had to introduce to the class.
                  I started off my lesson with an instant activity that would teach students about why PE is important! The activity was just a simple game of “speed walking” tag but the taggers had to carry heavy backpacks and pass it off when they tagged the next person. I was hoping with this activity the students would realize that when you have to carry extra weight being active is harder and not as fun because of it. So after they finished the short activity I explained that 31% of NYS students are overweight or obese so PE is important to teach students to live an active lifestyle instead of a sedentary one. Not only does PE give everyone a time in their day to be active but also can teach students activities they can enjoy in their own time. 
                  Next I had everyone get a partner and find a station where there was yoga poses. There were a total of six stations and two people at each station. All the students were at a station for about 2 to 3 minutes and had to practice the pose and they could challenge themselves or modify the pose if they needed to. At this point in the lesson I walked around and gave feedback and helped them figure out the proper position. Also at one station I had my iPad set up for the students to record themselves while they were at the station. I would then use this as my assessment later on.
                  Then after everyone had been at each station I brought everyone back together as a group to perform a full routine. They followed a video that had specific directions of poses to perform including poses that they worked on in the stations. The video they followed I created myself, so during this time I walked around and gave feedback and corrections. The routine was 11 minutes long and was designed to get them working up a sweat! Then I closed my lesson by asking them to name a few poses and the muscles that were important to perform the position.
                  Overall I was very happy with how my lesson went! I feel that I have really grown since my very first day! During the first lab I was so nervous, my voice wasn’t very loud or confident. Then for this lab I felt confident in what I was teaching because of the practice and preparation I had done and I was excited to teach my lesson! This lab took a lot of work but I feel like it was worth it because everyone seemed to enjoy it! With this lesson I wanted the students to work up a sweat and have fun with it and I think by the end of the lesson I accomplished this! One thing I feel I did well was giving specific feedback. During the station I tried to make my way around to each group helping them on certain little things to make their poses better. I also tired to do this during the full routine! After reviewing the my lesson I think I gave each student specific feedback at least twice during the whole lesson! 
                   While I was teaching Professor Yang asked a few students to act out to see how I would handle it. At first Eric said “Yoga is for girls!” so I addressed him by telling him to modify the position in any “manly” way he would like. That seemed to help that problem but then Eric and his partner Max were kept getting off task. At first I just would pay close attention to them and challenge them so they weren’t getting bored, but that didn’t seem to work. So Professor Yang suggested that I would separate them. Then when I had the class switch stations I tried to not make it obvious but split them up, so I had Emily join Max and then Eric was a partner with Devon. This was definitely a challenge to deal with because they were very persistent in getting off task, but it taught me a lesson for sure! Sometimes addressing students isn’t enough so you just have to break them up. Also this taught me that when you have an activity that involves groups or partners it may be best to break up the students yourself so you can make sure certain people are not working together if it could become a disturbance. Also because I had my iPad set up at one station it was almost like my extra set of eyes. After my lesson I reviewed the videos and it showed me how much I didn’t notice because I could in the background some students getting off task that I never noticed. I think from this if I were to redo my lesson I might keep the station time shorter and maybe have the challenges a little harder so they didn’t get bored. One last thing I learned from this lab had to do with my visual aids! I was making so many posters for each station that I ended up mixing up one of the instructions on a poster. So the directions didn't match the pose! Thank goodness it was only on one poster, but next time I will make sure to triple check my visual aids!!
                  














Lab D was a great experience! I was really happy with the result of my last teaching experience for EDU 255! It really gets me excited to get out there and teach for real!! 
 
Power Yoga Resource Packet
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Monday, April 2, 2012

Off on a Scavenger Hunt

         Today for EDU 255 one of the TA’s Steve split the class into groups to go on a scavenger hunt through park center. This wasn’t just a normal look and find type of scavenger hunt this on included technology of course. At least one person per group had a smart phone that had a QR reader app downloaded. A QR reader is an app that can scan a weird type of bar code and then gives you information about what that bar code means. So each group when from barcode to barcode finding out information and there was a letter that was found in each code as well. After we found all the bar codes we had to figure out what all the letters spelled out. This is case they spelled out “RED DRAGONS”! A scavenger hunt is a great way to have kids be engaged and learning! At each barcode there was a fact about an area or professor in park center that led us to the next code. So we ended up learning quite a few little facts while “fast walking” around the building. After the hunt we talked as a group what scavenger hunts can be good for. Surprisingly a scavenger hunt has many great aspects like developing teamwork, strategizing, or even a workout! Depending on what aspect you want to work on most you can really spread out the bases so they have to work hard running or walking around to find the next clue! I would have never thought a simple scavenger hunt could work in a physical education setting.     
Before he sent us out to search he should us a really inspiring video to encourage us to work hard. This video showed clips of a football player training super intensely with commentary of inspirational words about working and striving to be better. After the video Steve was talking to us about how the upcoming Lab D was our last chance to show and prove ourselves at teacher candidates that we must really practice and rehearse if we want to succeed. So far this lab has taking a lot of preparation personally and I’m going to be the first to teach so I really understand what he was talking about. I only can keep practicing and preparing to make it the best lesson so far! Next class it's my turn to teach and being the first person to go I only hope to set a good standard for my peers.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Testing Out The Technology!!


Today for EDU 255 we met up in the Exergaming Lab! This was only my second time in the lab so I was excited to get another chance to see all the great systems. We all got a chance to try out the iDance system! This is a lot like DDR (Dance Dance Revolution). There were 8 electronic pads to play the game and practice mats that look just like the electronic ones but don’t actually control the game. This gave everyone in the class an opportunity to be active and participating the whole time! I surprised myself and I was actually a little better then I had anticipated! The great thing about the iDance system is that everyone can play at his or her own level. So if 3 people wanted to stay at a lower level they could play with the rest of the class that may have wanted to challenge themselves at a high level at the same time. The screen just splits and it displays both levels. This was defiantly a challenge either way and I can totally see how after a few rounds you can work up a sweat! Not only is can this be a great workout but it really works on coordination! Professor Yang had us try an easier level while trying to bounce to the beat while playing and this was a tough challenge for me! It really works on your coordination and concentration! Technology is a great element to incorporate into your PE lessons because it can really hook students into your class and get them to want to come back for more! Technology is becoming a big part of society and so why not connect it into your classroom?! Students are using technology all the time at home so to connect something that interests them and that they knowledgeable about is a great element to have in your lesson. Although it may seem like it could be expensive to incorporate and have enough for your whole class to be involved I doesn’t have to be that way! Even if you only had one or two iDance mats you could put down poly spots around on the floor for the rest of the class to practice on and then rotate! There are so many great options to involve technology and enhance your lesson!

Technology brings ‘new P.E.’ to schools

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Mentality of a Rockstar!


            Today in EDU 255 Professor Yang had us watch a YouTube video of Queen. This was a concert from 1985 I believe that was one of the concerts for Aids in Africa. It took place in a HUGE stadium full of fan for many different genres that were playing that day. When Queen was playing on stage the crowd was wild and totally into the song he was singing. It didn't seem like there was one person who wasn't getting into the song, singing or clapping their hands, even the people a quarter mile away from the stage. Queen had a crazy performance and no one would have expected them to have a cloud like they did. After watching this video I was thinking "how In the world does this relate to us Professor Yang?!?". Then Yang went on to tell us that putting on a performance is basically what teaching is. If all of us could get the students involved and engaged like the crowd was at that concert that is teaching like a Rockstar. Also not only teaching like a Rockstar is his goal but having their mentality. Rockstars practice and rehearse over and over many times before their concerts so it may make sense that we are practicing and going over what we are teaching. This was a great little lesson that I took from class today. It makes so much sense! If you have a lesson when the students don't want it to end and are really engaged in what your teaching, you have taught like a Rockstar cause who wants to leave an awesome concert of their favorite band?! 

Friday, March 23, 2012

Stacking Up!

ultimate frisbee pictogram


    Today in EDU 255 we started off class in the gymnasium and Professor Yang gave us some feedback about our class the other day when we played Ultimate Frisbee. He suggested the technique of “stacking”, like you would in a basketball game. So when you are on offence everyone should stack in an angle toward the part of the court that is the biggest in front of the person with the Frisbee. Then down the line each person runs and cuts in their own way to avoid being covered by defense. This technique was new to a lot of us so it took some time to grasp but in the end it ended up working well for our teams. Not only was this a good tactic for passing the Frisbee but also this technique wasn’t as tiring as the typical just run around to get open. The game of Ultimate usually last a long time you want to use as less energy as possible while still playing good offense and defense.
                  Then we walked down to the classroom. We reviewed important topics to remember for our upcoming lab and discussed the importance of having many resources. One of the main things I got from today was to make sure to have your objective, cues, feedback, and assessment all line up and be consistent. Proffessor Yang gave a great example in class. If you were working on the tennis swing and your objective was the low to high, your cue should be low to high, which means your feedback should concern this technique, and the students should be assessed on the low to high technique as well. Not only does this keep everything in your lesson consistent but this clearly shows students what they will be assessed on and what they should focus on.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

First Look at Technology and PE


                Today for EDU 255 we met in the classroom for a change. We got a good chance to review some helpful tips for upcoming Lab D. We also got a chance to look at some examples of bulletin boards that we will also have to complete as a part of our lab. We saw some great examples and some “just average” samples as well. When creating a bulletin board it’s not only important to make it look interesting to draw people into it but to be informative as well! A good put together board should take a good amount of time to create if you want to accomplish those two main goals.
             Next we got a chance to go into the exergaming lab! This was my first time in the lab so it was really interesting to see all the equipment that SUNY Cortland is lucky to have! There were a lot of unique pieces of equipment I had never seen before. Professor Yang explained all the great opportunities for gaming that some people could use if they were assigned exergames for their lab D. There were punching bags that light up like DDR, DDR, a bike that is connected through a PS2 that controlled the speed of your car that you could race and many other unique equipment for activity and physical activity. Mike and Devon got a chance to play on race on the bike that moved your car and after they raced they were saying how after a couple races that could be a great workout!! Just after one race Mike’s legs were feeling it! This just shows how great video games can be to get kids moving! Also maybe not just at schools but having technology in the homes as well! If kids were forced to use the steppers while playing “Call of Duty” or the game would pause, I’m sure that the amount of time played on the game would be significantly reduced. Now that I have gotten a chance to see the technology that is available for physical education I can’t stop thinking of the millions of options of activities, either with or without technology!

Monday, March 19, 2012

Getting Back into the Swing of Things!

After a long break from EDU 255 we met this morning and got back on track to head for our Lab D. We unfortunately could not meet for two whole weeks because of spring break and then last week was the national AAPHERD conference. This morning we started class off right by playing a game of the class favorite, Ultimate Frisbee! After a sweaty first half of class we went down to the classroom to talk about the upcoming Lab D. We reviewed who was teaching when and what we were teaching. I’m really excited for this lab because all the activities that will be taught stray from the “typical” P.E. games. For example I get to teach yoga, other people will be teaching iDance, Zumba, Table Tennis, and more!! I’m happy about getting to teach yoga because over the summer time I enjoy doing it on my own! After talking about Lab D Professor Yang surprised us with an interview he had with someone from the conference. Professor Yang asked him questions about how he used to teach and how he learned and adapted to his new ways of teaching. This man, gave us all some great advice and it was interesting to hear what he had to say about his teaching styles. He works at a school in California and used to be more focused on coaching then teaching physical education therefore he taught “on the fly”, but now he focuses more on his teaching for middle schoolers. He talked about how now with different strategies in PE have actually improved the fitness level dramatically in the last 9 years. Even though in his classes he strayed away from playing basketball, volleyball, and all the other usual sports, the athletic ability of the students has increased more than where it was before! The last piece of advice he gave us was that we should surround ourselves with people who are smarter than us because in the end it will help us become better educators. We were lucky that Professor Yang got a chance to interview him so we can learn from his advice.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Lab C (Shinty Lesson)

               Today in EDU 255 it was finally my groups chance to teach our international game from Lab C! My group consisted of Stephanie, David, and I. The game we got to teach was Shinty. Shinty is a game that originated from Scotland over 2,000 years ago. My job was to teach Kindergarten, Stephanie was teaching for 4th grade, and David ended on teaching for 12th grade. Our group wanted to make sure we really included information about Shinty and its origins.
                  I started off my Kindergarten lesson by breaking them up into small groups and giving each student an index card with pictures related to Scotland. Then there were small pages on different parts of the gymnasium that they had to go by the order on their index card and do the action that the station told them. Then I gathered them together and talked about the pictures that they saw and how the related to Scotland then linked Scotland to Shinty. Next I talked about the cues/hook that helped the students understand how to hit the ball. I ask everyone if they have every seen a grandfather clock because the pendulum that swings back and forth is the way we want to swing our arm to hit the ball. The cues I used were 1. STEP (next to the ball) 2. BEND (your knees) and 3. Swing (your arm toward your target). Then everyone grabbed a ball and we just worked on those skills by hitting the balls to the wall. After everyone seemed to have a good grasp I moved on to a game that incorporated hitting the ball. There were two teams and their goal was to hit the opposite team’s balls off the little cones that were spread out throughout one side of the gym. Then lastly I brought everyone back together for the closer and asked a few questions concerning the cues and Shinty information.
                  Overall I was really happy how my lesson turned out! I was comfortable about what I was teaching and that caused me to be a lot less nervous, so I feel like this helped my confidence teaching. I really tried to incorporate the theme of Scotland and Shinty through my lesson even though for Kindergarten we didn’t get to play any of the actual game and I think did a pretty good job accomplishing this. Teaching toward a Kindergarten level was defiantly a new challenge for me!
                  One thing I that I should work on for next time is not concentrating so much on the time. I had listed on my lesson plan that I was going to do 3 activities and now I kind of wish I had done all 3 and not just 3. The reason I only did 2 was because of my worry of running out of time. Also Mrs. Buchanan commented about a couple phrases I had said in my lesson that could be taken the wrong way, like “guys”. This is something I will make sure to concentrate on for next time. One other thing that I would change about my lesson would be to add some music!! I was planning to have music during my lesson but I had forgotten my iPod. Next time I will make sure to double check before I leave! Also after reviewing my lesson I realized that I spend a lot of time talking and explaining. While I guess talking and explaining is a good thing, I think I did a little too much. I was really trying to make sure the students would understand the cues and information about shinty I lost some of the movement in my lesson. For a total I only had 44% activity!! Next time I MUST remember to do less talking a get the students move involved because I mean this is PHYSICAL education!!
                  Lab C was a great learning experience and we are all improving every lab! 
Transcript of Lesson
Time Coding of Lesson
Video Collage
Shinty Resource Packet 
C-9 Assessment