Chalk Talk – Episode 48 – Professional Development feat. Eric Davolt

Eric Davolt

  • PE Teacher Advisor for K-12 Physical Education
  • Founders of The Phys Ed Coach 
  • Recognized as a SHAPE Teacher Of The Year

Chalk Talk – Episode 48 – Professional Development feat. Eric Davolt 

Eric Davolt is a Teacher Adviser for k-12 physical education at one of the largest school districts in California. He joins Chalk Talk to discuss what he does as a #PhysEdCoach.

Time Stamps: 
  • Meeting Eric Davolt (0:00 – 4:20)
  • Teaching Standards Based – “Moving away from rolling the ball to teaching students the value of Physical Education teacher.” (4:20 – 7:00)
  • California State Standards – Introducing the framework and encourage teachers to use model lessons when possible.  (7:00 – 10:15)
  • What other teachers are willing to share. Physical Education Twitter is a POWERFUL tool (10:15 – 11:15)
  • Different Resources That Are Available To Teachers (11:15 – 13:00)
  • Teachers often learn how to instruct, but not as much assess. Putting on great lesson, but struggling to assess it. (13:00 – 16:20)
  • Don’t test fitness, test learning and life long understanding of fitness (16:20 – 19:00)
  • Follow state or national standards – use guiding principles – prove student learning (19:00 – 21:40)
  • Using Different Models Of Teaching (21:40 – 23:30)
  • Often we teach and grade, the way we experienced it as students. Want to try and do the best in changing moving forwad (23:30 –  26:02)
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