Congrats to 6C for winning this years Basketball Intramural finals. 6C and 6E played a solid game and demonstrated good sportsmanship and teamwork. The fans did a great job of cheering from the sidelines!! Intramural play allows students to extend their learning beyond the PE class. See the video below.
The G4′s completed an experiment to see which release angle was the best for throwing a dodgeball the farthest (part of their UOI focused on understanding and applying the laws of motion). See the short video.
The Grade 4-6′s have now completed their first session of swimming for the year with focus on improving stroke technique, swimming endurance and some fun games like water basketball. During this time they also had the opportunity to participate in Capture the Flag, Dodgeball and Rugby (G5-6). These games helped students focus on sportsmanship, agility, [...]
All the G5-6′s have now had a session with Mr. Ellis and they had a great time working on skills related to rugby.
Our G5-6 classes were privileged to have Mr. Dave Ellis from New Zealand visit CDNIS to help share some of his vast rugby knowledge with the students. Dave Ellis is a Rugby Skills Coach with the International Rugby Academy in New Zealand. His role at the Academy covers all aspects of player skill development, team [...]
I had a great time at the CDNIS Family Fun Fair. During the time I was helping run the Sumo wrestling event I was laughing almost non-stop at the awesome epic battles that students and teachers had wearing their sumo outfits. If was fun having the chance to take on a good natured G7 student [...]
I was very happy to meet with parents and students during last week’s 3 Way Learning Reviews to discuss student progress and goal-setting. It is always good to have the opportunity to talk with both the parents and students at the same time to consult on areas for improvement, areas of strength and setting goals. [...]
Congratulations to the U12 XC running team for a fine performance at Wednesdays ISSFHK Championships in Aberdeen Country Park
_PE Schedule with Mr. Steiner Swimming Schedule for G4-6 2011-12 Please ensure that you have your proper swim kit (towel, swimsuit, goggles) ready each day you have swimming and proper PE kit when you are with me for class.
From September to October the G4-6′s focused on basketball. Under the Central Idea of “Success in games depends on skills, rules, strategies and sportsmanship.”, the students worked on improving their dribbling, passing, and shooting skills in a variety of games (“Pirates”, HORSE, 21, Round the World, 2-on-2 keep away, 3 on 3 matches, and full-court [...]
The G6′s are off to an excellent start with the basketball intramurals. G6 Intramural Schedule for Session
The G4-6′s are off to a good start with their first fitness appraisals of the year. They have already set goals for Session #2. The goals are targets for them to achieve, followed up by specific personal action that will help them reach their goals. These personal actions should be referred to regularly and can [...]
After a successful session #1 of fitness appraisals, the G4-6′s have also run through fitness circuits. Not only do the fitness circuits make you work hard due to the intensity, but they are fun because there are a variety of activities to engage in for short bursts. Students have found that the fitness circuit works [...]
Please follow the link to watch an excellent video on CNN entitled the “Last Heart Attack” with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Bill Clinton. If you are serious about protecting yourself or members of your family (young and old alike) from the risk of heart disease then the information on this video will be enlightening. http://edition.cnn.com/video/?/video/podcasts/gupta/site/2011/08/29/sgmd.last.heart.attack.cnn
The G4-6 PSPE programme got off to a solid start this past week. It was great to see quite a number of students had been physically active over the summer holiday engaging in cycling, swimming, team sports, hiking, etc. All classes have begun focusing on a Central Idea that they will be working on throughout [...]
Yet another year of school is about to begin. I look forward to seeing all my G5 and 6 students who I’ve taught the past few years and the new G4′s. The new school PE uniforms look good so we are going to have some snazzy looking classes. I hope that everyone had a restful [...]