The Future Of (Physical) Education With Michael Horn

The Future Of Education With Michael Horn

Michael Horn is the author and coauthor of multiple books, white papers, and articles on education, including the award-winning book Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns and the Amazon-bestseller Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools.

Michael is now hosting an excellent series of live interviews with leaders in the educational world called “The Future Of Education.”

Doug Curtin, Director of Content at PLT4M, joins Michael to discuss PLT4M and the role of technology in Physical Education, both before and during Covid.

Check Out: “How exactly should virtual PE work? And how it can help students”

Interested in implementing PLT4M at your school?

Video Time Stamps:

  • What does PLT4M represent? (0:40)
  • Technology + PE – How Do They Go Together? (3:30)
  • Teachers as facilitators for personalized learning (5:30)
  • Is physical education getting its due for children during Covid-19? (7:20)
  • Getting creative at home – fitness at home (9:40)
  • Continuity for current customers – likely to keep PE going (11:20)
  • What are PE teachers saying – biggest challenge is accountability (13:45)
  • The benefits of cognitive learning within Physical Education (15:30)
  • Starting with a foundation – fundamental fitness is so important (17:00)
  • Differentiation of PE (18:00)
  • Synchronous learning is hard at home – giving different options (19:15)
  • Student’s need basics! (20:30)
  • Keep things fun and safe in PE – make kids want to come back (21:30)
  • Introducing students to new things (23:00)
  • How should parents treat this moment at home? (24:00)
  • Meeting kids with excitement at home and giving age appropriate resources (25:30)
  • What about PLT4M – Ed Tech Importance & Being Fit For Life (28:00)
  • Learning To Be Active and Healthy Anywhere (31:00)

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