A huge thank you to the 20,000 curious team #PhysEd members from 125 countries who visited the site to find out how to improve their teaching practice through the use of inquiry and technology.
With 2013 coming to a close and 2014 on our doorstep I thought I would take some time to reflect upon the last 12 months on sharing. So here goes:
Personal Highlights for 2013:
1. Connecting with so many fantastic #PhysEd professional through Twitter, #pechat and #PEPLC
2. Working with @andyvasily & @kellyannparry to set up the #PEPLC project
3. Being Nominated by my peers for 3 Awards in The #PhysEd Awards 2013
4. Winning Best #PhysEd Youtube Channel in The #PhysEd Awards 2013
5. Delivering workshops to #PhysEd professionals in 3 countries
Top 5 posts (by popularity) for 2013:
1. Google Apps for PhysEd Forms for Assessment
2. Back to School Series #PhysEd Edition: Curriculum & Programming
3. Using Google Sheets for Physical Literacy Assessment
4. Using Google Apps for Student Portfolios in #PhysEd – Part 1
5. Teacher Questions for Reflecting on PhysEd Understandings
It is also at this time that we make and very often break our New Year Resolutions. I hope to look back in 12 months time and say that with the support of my friends, family and the #PhysEd community that I was able to successfully achieve these following goals :
Goals for 2014:
1. Begin my Masters through the University of British Columbia under the supervision on Dr Joy Butler.
2. Continue to blog about meaningful applications of how technology can be integrated into #PhysEd to enhance inquiry based teaching and learning.
3. Deliver more workshops/speaking/professional development sessions to #PhysEd professionals worldwide (contact me if you think I can help you!)
4. Connect with even more fantastic physical educators in person and through social media.
5. Have a more balanced lifestyle which allows me to stay physically and mentally healthy.