#PEChat Summary: TGfU

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#PEChat Information

Topic: Teaching Games for Understanding
Date: November 18th 2013
Moderators: Kelly Ann Parry, Nathan Horne & Andy Vasily, Ash Casey, Joey Feith, Adam Howell

#PEChat Transcript

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Discussion Questions/Highlighted Answers

1. What is Teaching Games for Understanding? What is it not?

2. What does TGfU look like in a #physed curriculum?

3. How can TGfU improve the #physed experience?

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Joey Feith is the founder of He currently teaches elementary physical education at St. George’s School of Montreal in Quebec, Canada.