Member Voices

Cultures Matter  in Health and Physical Education 

 While watching the Netflix movie  “When They See Us”  by Ava DuVernay, the hideous injustice validated the need for  a culturally relevant pedagogy  in defeating stereotype threat in  and outside of the gymnasium in our educational institutions. As effective educators we must understand the disproportionate discipline of minority students.  Students in our urban  schools have […]

Advocating for PE/HEReduction and Mangement of stress.

I am advocating for the Reduction of stress/anxiety/depression in all types of environments. In school stress and anxiety takes a toll on all students at different levels. With the research that I have been conducting it is evident that proper management of stressors using  Stress Reduction Tactics, or SRTs, will, in fact show lower stress […]

webinar titled “Movement Activity Labs That Enhance Whole Brain Learning,” on Thursday March 28, 2019.

Description: Brain research supports the connection between movement & learning (i.e. exercise enhances cognitive processing). Movement activities enhance whole brain learning, which develops emotional stabilization, focus, attention, self-expression, math & reading scores & access parts of the underdeveloped brain. Learn how SPECIFIC movements: are linked to & improve memory retention, reinforce academic concepts, & balance […]