Ready for some spectacular professional development? Be sure to let your administration know you need a sub on September 24, 2018, so you can attend the 2018 NDSHAPE State Conference !
A graduate from Ohio State University with a PhD in 1991, is currently a professor in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research and scholarly interest for over 25 years has been on the teaching and learning of sport related games through a games-centered approach grounded in constructivist learning. She has coauthored several books and articles and has co-edited two books with colleague Joy Butler from the University of British Columbia. Linda has been a speaker and presenter all over the world.
She has also received several honors and awards for her work in this area. In addition to the Keynote address, Dr. Griffin will also be presenting a session titled: “Teaching Invasion Games Using a Tactical Games Approach”.
One of few to be named Physical Education Teacher of the Year at the elementary and middle school levels and 2014 SHAPE America Southern District Elementary PE TOY, Coach Devore is ready to bring his engaging presentations to you! Brian’s active and hands on learning approach for teachers has been a favorite part of his sessions. In addition to fast paced and all-inclusive lead up games, he incorporates standards, learning outcomes, and assessments into his presentations. His methods for delivering instruction make Brian’s sessions easily adaptable for K-12 teachers! His work has been shared at many events including multiple local, state, district, and national conventions across 15 states!
Coach Devore has most recently been awarded with the OPEN PE Curriculum’s Trainer of the Year award during SHAPE America’s National Convention. He will be presenting a 3 hour Pre-Conference on Sunday, highlighting the OPEN PE Curriculum activities, and on Monday he will be presenting “Tech Tips for Health and Physical Education”, and “Fast Fitness First”.
We look forward to seeing you at Simle Middle School in Bismarck for this knowledge filled professional development opportunity! Registration will be available soon at http://www.ndshape.org/2018-ndshape-state-conference/