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Ben Landers
Ben Landers
Location: Irmo, SC (River Springs Elementary)
Grade Levels: K-5 PE and college PE Teaching Experience: 5+ Years Public School teaching Presentation Experience: 5+ Years
Willing to present locally, in the USA and Internationally. Can present throughout the year.
Bio:
Ben is a K-12 certified Physical Education teacher and has been teaching K-5 Phys Ed since 2007. He has completed National Board Certification in Phys Ed and also has a Masters in Education from Southern Wesleyan University and a Masters in Educational Leadership from University of South Carolina. Ben also serves as a Clinical Model Teacher for the University of South Carolina, helping to mentor future Physical Education teachers as part of their graduation requirement. He is the also founder of ThePEspecialist.com a resource site helping Physical Educators take their teaching game to the next level.
Presentation Highlights:

  • Plickers in PE - Local District PD 2015
  • Large Class Hacks - The PhysEd Summit 3.0 - 2016
  • PhysEd Hacks - The National PE Institute Ashville - 2016


Presentation Topics (Presenter Profile):

  • Technology Tools in Phys Ed
  • Phys Ed Hacks: Management Tips and Tricks
  • Teambuilding and Adventure Games
  • Gamification in PE
  • Using Social Media to Up Your Game
  • How to Plan your Phys Ed Curriculum
  • Easy and Fun Instant Activities and Warmups
  • My Favorite Phys Ed Games
  • And More...!

Jorge Rodriguez
Jorge Rodriguez
Location: Houston, TX (Harvard Elem.)
Grade Levels: K-12 Physical Education
Teaching Experience: 10+ Years
Presentation Experience: 7+ Years
Willing to present locally, in the USA and Internationally and is willing to do any length presentations. Can present year round.
Bio:
Jorge Rodriguez is originally from McAllen, Texas and now lives in Houston. He attended the University of Houston where he was a high jumper on the track team and earned his Bachelors degree in Kinesiology with a minor in health. Jorge later went on to receive his Masters degree in Educational Leadership from American College of Education. He is currently a physical education teacher at Harvard Elementary (an IB and STEM magnet school) in the Houston Independent School District, and is a Lead Teacher and the KEY teacher for physical education for the district. He is also an active member in Texas AHPERD, and sits on the recreation and social media committees and chairs the diversity section. Jorge absolutely loves his profession and is dedicated to do all he can to make it better!
Presentation Highlights:

  • June 2016 - Champ Camp, Half day seminar on constructivist approach in PE to an audience of 300 PE teachers.
  • April 2016 - SHAPE National Convention, I presented a 2 hour session on using augmented reality in PE.
  • March 2016 - California AHPERD, I was a guest presenter for Spark. I presented on Neuorscience, SOLO Taxonomy, and Cooperative Learning.
  • December 2015 - Texas AHPERD, I presented on how to use social media for professional development.


Keynote Topics:

  • Neuroscience in PE
  • Physical Literacy


Presentation Topics:

  • Technology
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Teaching Games for Understanding (TGFU)
  • Assessment
  • Neuroscience in PE

Justin Schleider
Justin Schleider
Location: Trenton, NJ (Springfield Elem.)
Grade Levels: K-12 PE Teaching Experience: 10 Years Public School teaching Presentation Experience: 3+ Years
Willing to present locally, in the USA and Internationally. Can present throughout the year and is willing to do Keynote presentations.
Bio:
Justin Currently teaches physical education, health, and technology in Springfield Elementary School grades prek-6th in NJ. He has taught there for 5 years. He previously taught for 5 years at Mercer County Special Services and Lambertville Public School. He is the brain behind #slowchatpe and slowchatpe.wordpress.com which is the impetus for the slow chat (question a day) which is a question a day on Twitter and Voxer. He is also the co-creator of voxerpe.com and the voxer physical education chat which has 500 physical education teachers from all over the world.
Presentation Highlights:

  • Keynoting CUE Nevada 9/2016
  • NJPAECET2
  • Eastern District SHAPE AMERICA 2015
  • NJEA conference 2016
  • SHAPE AMERICA 2017


Keynote Topics:

  • Social justice
  • Lifelong learning
  • Technology
  • movement


Presentation Topics:

  • Technology
  • Class management
  • Social justice
  • Inclusion of all students
  • Differentiation
  • And More...!


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