#PEChat Summary: English Language Learners

One of the features of the new #pechat format is a follow up blog post that will provide readers with a summary of the chat, some of the main ideas presented during the chat, and an opportunity to elaborate on the chat. This is only the second of these new #pechat summaries and feedback would be greatly appreciated (in the form of comments below) to help us make sure that these posts are as informative and useful as possible.

#PEChat Information

Topic: English Language Learners in #PhysEd
Date: February 2nd 2015
Moderators: Ash Casey, Joey Feith, Adam Howell

#PEChat Highlights and Themes

1. In your opinion, what challenges do English language learners (ELL) present to teachers in physed class?

2. What current tools/strategies can physical educators use to better serve ELL in physed class?

3. What new tools would you like to have access to in order to better serve ELL in your physed classes?

Keep The Discussion Going!

You can keep the discussion going by replying, retweeting, or favouriting any of the above embedded tweets, or by leaving your thoughts, ideas, and opinions on the flipped classroom model in physical education in the comments below!

Next #PEChat Date & Topic

Our next #pechat will be taking place on February 16th. The topic will be “Inquiry-Based Learning in #PhysEd”. Learn more about this topic at our official #pechat page.

Mike Cicchillitti is a physical education specialist and lecturer at McGill University. Be sure to never miss out on any of’s future posts by connecting with us via RSS, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Email.


Joey Feith is the founder of Having taught elementary physical education for 10 years, Joey is now focused on helping physical educators grow their confidence and competence as teachers.