Every BODY is Built to Move
Learn some tips and tricks about how to disguise fitness concepts with ALL your Middle/High School students.
Are you wanting some fresh ideas for your MS/HS students to engage fitness concepts and camouflaged movement in a fun and engaging way? This webinar will give you tips and tricks to inspire every BODY to move.
Upon completing this webinar, participants will be able to...
- apply new ideas for teaching skill-based and health-related concepts for Physical Education.
- be familiar with What/Why/How learning objectives and our Social Emotional Learning lens.
- identify the 5 Components of Social Emotional Learning as defined by CASEL.
Mike Smith, MA, received his BA in Kinesiology from the University of Northern Colorado, and his master’s degree in Sports Administration also from the University of Northern Colorado. He has 24 years in education and has taught at all levels including Higher Ed. His past experiences include being part of the Physical Education CADRE for the Colorado Department of Education and Welltrain. In addition, he has presented professional development with other organizations in the industry. He has presented over 120+ workshops on assessment, highly effective teaching, curriculum, social emotional learning, how to “set the hook” for learning, technology in physical education, active classroom and kinesthetic learning, and most recently a workshop on how to be a movement champion at your school. Mike is also a published author of journal articles for SHAPE Colorado and published a piece for the NSAA Journal on how to “Hook New Generations” of skiers and snowboarders to grow the sport.
Some highlights for Mike are that he has presented at the 2014 National SHAPE Conference in St. Louis, 2015 and 2016 National PE Institute in North Carolina, 2016 SHAPE Conference in Minneapolis, Colorado SHAPE conference numerous times, presented a webinar on the introduction of QR Codes into Physical Education, and Mike was recently awarded the 2015 Distinguished service award by SHAPE Colorado. He recently finished his 24th year of teaching and is currently an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Northern Colorado and the Subject Matter Expert for Physical Education Health/Wellness for Sportime/School Specialty. Mike is an avid snowboarder and Mountain biker and currently resides in Colorado.
Jo (Jonette) Dixon is currently the District Coordinator for Health and Physical Education in the Poudre School District in Fort Collins, CO. She has taught Physical Education, Health Education and Adaptive Physical Education for 24 years at the middle school and high school levels in Colorado and Missouri.
She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, a Health Education minor, and a Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science (Physical Education Pedagogy) all from the University of Central Missouri.
Jo has many years of experience providing professional development to teachers at the local, state and national levels in highly effective teaching, best practices, assessment, social/emotional learning (SEL) and equity, diversity and inclusion. She mentors many new teachers in the field and was honored as a State and Central District Middle School Physical Education TOY, and by SHAPE Colorado for a Distinguished Service Award and Pathfinder Award, and as an Excellence in Education Teacher of the Year finalist for Poudre School District. She has also coached softball, basketball, track and field, and cross country at the middle school and high school levels. She enjoys snowboarding, adventuring and working out.