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The PE Umbrella | Podcasting ALL things Primary Physical Education

Ryan Ellis here, the founder and host of the PE Umbrella, a Primary Physical Education podcast 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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Now displaying: December, 2015
Dec 19, 2015

Today, I discuss the importance of 'variety' in the development of children in sport and physical activity during their primary years.  I share with you my personal experience and 'aha' moment in seeing first hand, how exposing children to a diverse range of activities can open your eyes as a teacher, allowing you to see your children in a different light.  So why wait, come on over and join me 'Under the Umbrella'

Dec 12, 2015

Today, I share with you another one of my MUST HAVE PE activities.  This activity, called 'cone to cone' has served me well for over 7 years.  It has been used by myself as a coach and as a PE teacher with equal success and enjoyment!  It really is one of those teaching activities that I couldn't live without and is essential for any PE teachers locker!

Dec 5, 2015

In this episode I share some top PE teaching tips for current and trainee primary school teachers. I explain how these tips have helped improve my own teaching practice and shaped me into becoming a better practitioner.

"Many a false step was made by standing still"

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