Going digital: Here’s how technology is changing physical education

Study International | January 30, 2020

Going digital: Here’s how technology is changing physical education
Technology has permeated many aspects of education, but one area where technology has been slow to creep into is physical education (PE). However, schools that have tapped into the power of technology believe it can be transformative for students.  Last year, The Hechinger Report wrote about how Jon Szychlinksi, a teacher at Berwyn North School District 98 in the US uses technology in his PE classes. Szychlinksi gets his middle schoolers to study game tapes to identify their weaknesses, not unlike professional athletes. Students also use their downtime to record video self-reflections and upload them into an online classroom management platform. They also receive instructions based on federal, state and local physical education standards, enabling them to place their physical fitness on a continuum and chart a course for improvement.

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How can analytics reach James, and future students like him, and intervene to keep them in school?
An analytics-driven approach can help colleges and universities build exceptional student experiences and potentially improve student retention. Learn more about IBM Analytics for Education. For more information on how we can improve education, attend the Transforming the Learning Experience Through Analytics at IBM Insight 2015. Register today—it's not too late! Once you register, do yourself a favor and check out the session preview tool.

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