Education on Fire

078: Season 5 Finale

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Mark Taylor rounds up this PE and Sport season 5. He reminds us of previous episodes that focused on dance from the ‘Music & the Arts’ season 4 which can support and enhance your PE provision and  gives us an insight into what to expect in the coming weeks.

Here are the links to each episode in this season.

071: Physical Education – Season 5 Launch Show

072: The PE Umbrella with Ryan Ellis

073: The PE Specialist with Ben Landers

074: Create Development with John Parsons

075: Skills4Sport with Alex Dunn

076: Headteacher view of PE

077: Character building PE with Jim Harte

056: One Dance UK with Claire Somerville – Head of Children & Young People’s Dance

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Show Sponsor – National Association for Primary Education

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077: Character building PE with Jim Harte

Jim Harte is Physical Education Teacher at Cypress Woods Elementary School in Palm Harbor, FL.
Jim has over 37 years coaching and teaching experience. His programs have been recognized for Creativity and Innovation in PE and Recess.

Jim’s personal coaching and teaching philosophy is to develop the whole individual with a special emphasis on sound fundamentals and a principled foundation.

Jim has held a Florida teaching certificate for over 35 years. He has taught in both public and private schools. Physical Education programs created by Jim have won three international character-development awards and Jim was featured as a speaker at the Character Education Partnership International Character Forum in San Francisco in 2010. Jim has won several “Teacher of the Year” and “Coach of the Year” awards.

 

Jim earned a BS in Physical Education in 1980 from Quincy University in Quincy, IL. Over the years he has obtained numerous coaching licenses including USSF A and NSCAA Advanced National Diploma as well as a KNVB coaching certificate obtained in Holland. Further training includes the FranklinCovey Seven Habits signature training as well as FranklinCovey “Leader in Me” educational development training. This combination of soccer, education, and character training and experience makes Jim unique.

Jim Harte has a 36-year high school coaching career. He holds several FHSAA coaching records including most state championships (6), best coaching record in Final Four games (15-5), and most games coached (913). His career coaching record is 554-259-100 (Wins-Losses-Draws)
Numerous young people have been helped into college, pro, and international playing careers by Harte. He has also mentored many players that now have established coaching and teaching careers.

Jim is Founder and President of Marauder Soccer Camp, Inc – founded in 1981. He is a member of the Clearwater Central Catholic High School Hall of Fame.

Jim has been a fixture on the Tampa Bay youth soccer scene for almost four decades. He is currently works for the West Florida Flames. Prior to Flames Jim spent almost 20 years in leadership roles in several other local soccer clubs.
Jim was on the FYSA ODP State Coaching staff for many years including serving as state team head coach as well as instructor for state F, E, and D License courses. He is currently TOPS soccer Director for West Florida Flames Eastlake.

In July, 2018 the Tampa Bay Times named Jim Harte one of the top 50 coaches in Tampa Bay history – all sports, all levels. Jim was selected #19.

Jim Harte’s Marauder Soccer Camps

 

3 Schools of Character awards:

We won 3 International Awards – 2009, 2010, and 2011.  These were programs I created modeled after practices we were using in my summer soccer camp:
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076: Headteacher view of PE

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Peter Cansell is my resident education expert. He has great experience of teaching PE in primary schools, as well as being responsible for how it was integrated into his school when he was a Headteacher.

Peter has been in education professionally for 35 years, teaching in middle schools in Oxford, doing advisory work, teaching higher education and as a Primary Headteacher at Harwell Primary School. He retired from that post in September 2014, but has continued as Chair of OPHTA (Oxfordshire Primary Headteachers’ Association), was elected to become Chair of the National Network of Chairs of Headteachers’ Groups in June 2014 and was delighted to have become a NAPE council member. He serves on the editorial board for Primary First and now holds the post Information Officer. In January of 2015 he co-founded the Oxford School of Thought, an independent education think tank. He is a trustee and chairs the management committee of another charity, Full Circle, which is well regarded for its ground breaking intergenerational work.

 

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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075: Skills4Sport with Alex Dunn

     

Alex Dunn talks to me about how his experience of teaching PE in schools relates to sport in the community.

Skills4Sport is an established company providing lessons, courses, camps and club facilities in the Northamptonshire area. Running Roade Tennis Club and Nighthawks Badminton Club gives Alex Dunn the ideal base to promote both sports.

Whether you are a complete beginner or an established player, there is always something to learn. Both Clubs provide fun friendly sport with club nights, camps for kids and tours for the adults.

In addition to tennis and badminton facilities, Skills4Sport run first aid courses, strength / conditioning courses, LTA teacher training and a variety of non sports specific coaching courses.

Courses

First Aid

Basic first aid– sports leaders
Level 2 – Emergency First Aid at Work (1-day course), requirement for sports coaches
Level 3 – First Aid at Work (3-day course & refresher course)
Refresher training
Mini Medics(first aid for primary school children)
Tailored course based on your needs and requirements

Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)

Primary school teacher training – scheme of work and ideas on teaching tennis in a primary school
Secondary school teacher training – scheme of work and ideas on teaching tennis in a secondary school
Cardio tennis – high energy tennis actions, drills and games to music
Tennis leaders – 14yr and above

Fundamental movement course– aimed at level 1 & 2 sports coaches, university sports students

Coaching courses

Non sports specific coaching courses – Other providers may be used to assist in delivery of these courses
Sports psychology
Lesson delivery and ideas
Multiskills
Speed work and agility exercises

www.skills4sport.com

www.northamptonbadmintonclub.com

www.efawcourses.co.uk

 

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.

For more information click here

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074: Create Development with John Parsons

Create Development 
Creating positive relationships with physical activity for life.

Create Development are redefining what’s possible for PE, Sport and physical activity through a new, positive and inclusive culture.

Their innovative training and resources support primary schools, families and communities to transform the culture of physical activity. Their unique, inclusive approaches create habits and develop essential behaviours, physical literacy, emotional and thinking skills in EVERY child.

 

John Parsons – Director of Innovation for PE and Sport

John profile

Following four years at Chelsea Football Club, John went on to do a Joint Honours degree in History and Politics at Nottingham University. This was followed by a scholarship in the United States where he combined academia and sport by playing and coaching University football whilst gaining a M.Sc. in Primary Education. Following seven years in teaching and coaching, John went on to become Sports Coach UK’s London Regional Manager, their National Lead for Multi-skills and Fundamental Movement Skills and a FA Coach Educator. At Create, he has led nationally on developing products and solutions, including FUNS for everyone, Raising the Bar and the acclaimed real PE programme and has now taken on the role of Director of Innovation. As an outstanding Tutor and facilitator, John has contributed to the development of thousands of teachers and coaches.

Twitter: Create_Dev
Instagram: create_development
Facebook: Create Development page

 

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