072: The PE Umbrella with Ryan Ellis

Todays guest is Ryan Ellis from The PE Umbrella Podcast

Ryan is a primary school teacher and provides P.E teacher training in the UK. His experience also includes football coaching in the USA and he is the founder of The PE Umbrella Podcast.

The 4 Umbrellas make up the backbone of what The PE Umbrella represents and stands for.

The Green Umbrella – Cognitive (thinking) Domain

The Red Umbrella – Social Domain

The Purple Umbrella – Affective (emotional) Domain

“…It was in one of my early interviews with Bob Knipe that we hit on the topic of WHY I chose the name ‘The PE Umbrella’ for my podcast.  My response was simply that PE covers so many aspects of life and skills, it was an Umbrella term for many things.  Bob went one better than me.  He suggested that he had imagined the term as a metaphor.

An Umbrella that children, and later adults would carry with them through their lives, containing skills and knowledge that protect them from the world around them and situations they may find themselves in, as a real umbrella shelters an individual from the rain.

Later, while mulling over this concept, I took it one step further, and instead of an umbrella that simply protects them, it is one they always add skills to, and can choose when to use these skills to tackle the world around them head on!

And so the 4 umbrellas was born.  Each Umbrella representing one of the four domains of learning.

I see Physical Education as being at the forefront of the education & development of all children.  The Physical has never been/nor should ever be in my eyes the sole focus of a great Physical Education program.  Lessons can and should use purposeful questioning that enables the children to reflect on WHAT they are doing, WHY they are doing it and HOW they will know they have achieved it.  Almost every activity has the potential to explore all 4 of these Umbrellas, and the resources at the PE Umbrella explain just how the same activity can lend itself to learning in any of the four domains, whether you choose to focus solely on one or touch upon a number of them, well, thats entirely up to you.  After-all, YOU are the teacher and YOU know your students the best!”

Contact Details

Twitter @ryansporting

Show Sponsor – National Association for Primary Education

Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

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Launch Show – NAPE 000

Hello and welcome to the first National Association for Primary Education podcast.

Who are NAPE?

The National Association for Primary Education speaks for young children and all who live and work with them.

Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

THE WAY WE WORK FOR PRIMARY EDUCATION

The National Association for Primary Education (NAPE) brings together everyone who has a concern for the learning of children from birth to 13 years. Members and affiliated schools work to improve education through the Early, Primary and Middle Years.

  • All are welcome as members; Heads, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Parents, School Governors. Inspectors, Administrators and entire School Communities.
  • Members have an important voice exercised democratically. We influence public opinion and regular meetings are held with government ministers. The association is totally neutral politically.
  • There are meetings of members both locally and nationally. Local associations can be formed.
  • Conferences and workshops are arranged both locally and nationally.
  • The association is administered by an elected National Council meeting termly to review progress and discuss national issues. Detailed administration is delegated to an Executive Committee which reports to the Council.
  • NAPE is a prominent member of the Primary Umbrella Group which brings together all organisations working in the primary sector including subject associations and unions. This is a new and rapidly developing field of work which is facilitating cooperation and partnership.
  • All aspects of education are experienced by children in their primary schools and we have strong links with subject associations.We often engage in cooperative ventures with them.

NAPE are the sole sponsor of the Education on Fire podcast network and now have the opportunity to tell the world how the association can help you and your children through their own podcast.

Find out more at https://www.educationonfire.com/national-association-for-primary-education/

 

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Live your truth with Rick Clemons. LF006

Rick Clemons joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.

 

Our guest – Rick Clemons

Rick started his career in the hotel industry in the Southwest USA. He moved to California with his wife and 2 children and changed direction slightly to hospitality operations and then hospitality technology.

What follows is an emotional story of massive life change in both his personal and professional life. He opens his heart in this interview and shares some of the most inspiring wisdom that is a pure gift. You will discover what living your truth truly means and how time, patience and acceptance are key.

Rick now inspires corporations, entrepreneurs, college and university students, and individuals to make their bold moves. His keynote speeches, workshops, coaching, and podcasts touch people’s souls, ignite their desires, and help them breakthrough the taboos of living by other people’s expectations.

 

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

  1. Who are you?
  2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
  3. What was valuable about your school experience?
  4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
  5. Who did you admire when you were young?
  6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
  7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
  8. What advice would you give your younger self?
  9. What does your future look like?
  10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

 

Resources Mentioned

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F – Mark Manson

Year of Yes – Shonda Rhimes

Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert

The One Thing – Gary Keller

The Colour Purple

Les Miserables 

 

Contact Information

www.rickclemons.com

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071: Physical Education – Season 5 Launch Show

Welcome to the launch of season 5. In this series we will be focusing on physical education and sport in primary schools.

We will include:

  • Free & paid resources from our guests
  • A specialist P.E podcast
  • A membership site
  • County coaches and how to utilise the local community
  • Teacher training

We also discuss how Education on Fire has become a podcast network with 3 shows, my new Primary Music on Fire membership site and our new sponsor NAPE.

1. Education on Fire Podcast. Themed seasons for teachers focusing on creative and inspiring learning in our schools.

2. Learning on Fire. The most important learning and educational moments that shaped the lives of fulfilled/successful people living with a sense of purpose, meaning and significance.

3. National Association for Primary Education (NAPE). How can this organisation support you?

-Primary Music on Fire. My new music membership site designed to support teachers create, build and embed music in their school.

Find out everything you need to know at www.EducationOnFire.com

 

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Steam School with Jade Parkinson-Hill. LF005

Jade Parkinson-Hill joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life.

 

Our guest Jade Parkinson-Hill

 

Steam School was founded by former school leader, Jade Parkinson-Hill. For the past 12 years Jade has been involved in launching and leading new schools across the North West. Most notably, in 2015, Jade was named one of the ‘top 100 women in video games’ in recognition of her role in establishing the UK’s first ‘geek’ school in Liverpool.

Jade has been interviewed on TV, radio and the press, including the BBC, Radio 4 and The Times Education Supplement talking about her passions of tech and entrepreneurship, in particular, motivating and supporting young entrepreneurs.

After leaving school leadership in 2016, Jade supported STEM schools in England as a consultant. It was at this time that the idea for Steam School was born.

Steam School hosts a weekly live broadcast with innovators from the world of science, tech & digital media for #TALKTECHTHURSDAYS.  By showcasing the stories of young innovators, and discussing tech trends and scientific breakthroughs, Steam School inspires students to raise their aspirations and to develop a new awareness about how rapid technological change is transforming the world in which we live.  At the end of each broadcast, students are invited to complete a weekly mini challenge using their innate creativity and problem solving skills in a real world context.

Launched at the beginning of January 2018, Steam School has introduced schools to a wide variety of STEAM role models including US based Astronaut Abby, Craig Fenton, Director for Strategy and Operations at Google UK & Ireland, Pepper the Companion Robot, Rob Bennett, Chief Inspirer at BLOODHOUND SSC and digital entrepreneur,  Hannah Anderson, co-founder of Social Chain.

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

  1. Who are you?
  2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
  3. What was valuable about your school experience?
  4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
  5. Who did you admire when you were young?
  6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
  7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
  8. What advice would you give your younger self?
  9. What does your future look like?
  10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

 

Resources Mentioned

Smart Passive Income Podcast – Pat Flynn

Recode Decode Podcast

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks

 

Contact Information

Steam School

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