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Mr. Szymanoski - P.E.

Mr. Szymanoski




PE k-6
Spectrum GYM

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Welcome! 

Welcome to Spectrum PE! 

 *Note - Students must wear closed toe shoes to participate in PE class.  

In my class, students will participate in a plethora of physical education activities and games.  My teaching philosophy is to instill the joy of play in my students.  In other words, provide students with opportunities to enjoy physical activity and ultimately become life long participants.   Using the Dynamic Physical Education curriculum and components of Sport Education, students will be exposed to fitness activities, skill acquisitions, strategic gameplay, exercising for fun and team play.  Additionally, healthy eating and healthy lifestyle choices are incorporated. 

 

Here are some activities your students will participate in:

 

-Climbing ropes and rock wall

-Recreational games

-Track and field

-Racquet sports

-Team building challenges

-Traditional sports (basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball, volleyball, football)

 *and many more!

 

Check out the following links for more information:

 

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids

http://www.shapeamerica.org/standards/pe/

 

I look forward to a great year!

 

-Mr. S

 

About Me

Mr. S was born and raised in the West Valley of Phoenix Arizona.  Education brought Mr. S to the East Valley where he earned is Baccalaureate Degree at Arizona State University (Summa Cum Laude).  There, Mr. S flourished in developing as an effective Physical Education Teacher.  Ultimately, Mr. S won the Outstanding Student Teacher Award and was invited to join the platform party during graduation.  With new ties to the East Valley, Mr. S began working at Spectrum Elementary School as a Physical Education Teacher.  During his first two years. Mr. S completed his Masters of Education Degree from North Central University earning a 4.0 and is now a Doctoral Candidate.  Outside of the education world, Mr. S is a Private Pilot and enjoys exploring new locations to explore with his wife, Raeni.  Physical Education is a topic of importance personally to Mr. S.  He believes good health is a tool that allows us to participate in a long and happy life.  Mr. S’s goal as a Physical Education teacher is to provide students with the tools necessary to become life-long healthy adults.  Primarily, this goal is achieved by instilling the joy of physical activity in his students.

 

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and Silver” – Mahatma Gandhi

 

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