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Carolyn Temertzoglou

Carolyn is the Instructor of Health and Physical Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto(OISEUT). She's involved in writing and reviewing curriculum and curriculum supports for the Ministry of Education. Temertzoglou is the co-author or Functional Fitness Charts, Perfect Practice, Game On (2012), and Exercise Science Workbook/Lab Manual, Thompson Educational Publishing (2003). She's the recipient off the Ontario Supervision of Physical and Health Education teacher Advocacy Award and an international presenter.

Engaging Young Minds Through Technology in Physical Education

It is no surprise that technology has found its way into every facet of our students’ lives. This next generation, Generation Alpha, is growing up...
Students playing Quidditch territorial game

Transform Territorial Games with Backward Design and Quidditch

Reflecting back on years of Health and Physical Education programs, we often see traditional North American sports such as soccer, basketball and floor...

Fitness Testing: Helpful or Hurtful?

When pre-service teachers are asked to reflect on their experiences of fitness testing, few of them recall why they were participating in them or...

Back to School: Be Inspired!

As a former HPE teacher and teacher educator for 25 + years, I still enjoy the back to school excitement and anticipation the new...

Teaching Non-Traditional Sports in P.E.

Over the past decade in teacher education, I have evolved my practice to support student teachers to teach Health and Physical Education globally in...
Triangle tag fun PE games

Exercise in Disguise: Fun PE Games and Activities

“5 laps around the gym – Go!” Is this a familiar command you recall when you entered the gymnasium for your Physical Education class in...
Differentiated Instruction in PE

Differentiation in PE: Being Responsive to Our Students’ Needs

“How can we organize and design activities to support students of various backgrounds, readiness and skill levels and interests in Health and Physical Education?” This...
Sad clock for Movement Guidlines

Get Moving: 24-Hour Movement Guidelines

For the first time in our society, kids are sitting more than they sleep. According to the 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity and...
Runner tying her shoe: promoting physical activity

Promoting Physical Activity and Well-Being

It is never too late to start promoting physical activity and get others to experience the benefits of physical activity, social interaction and their...
Students playing spikeball

Spikeball®: Developing Movement Competence in Net Wall Games

As Health and Physical Education teachers, we are lifelong learners continuously reflecting on our practice, the needs of our students, and the needs of...

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