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Gamification of PE – Level 2

It has been almost three months since my original post on the Gamification of PE, and I have been overwhelmed with the discussion that has been generated amongst colleagues, both at my school and in the twittersphere. I must pay great thanks once again to Mike Prior, creator of the PE circle, the site I first posted on, and also to Sporticus, who included the blog in his PE playbook, providing me with a greater reach of readers.

In this blog, I intend to share some of the ideas and resources that have been created by others who have taken on board some of the principles of my first blog. I also aim to outline some of the additional ideas I have used in recent months that have been inspired by and are in keeping with the concepts in my original blog.

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The Gamification of PE

Foreword – I originally posted this blog on PE Circle and would like to pay a huge thanks to Mike Prior for setting up the site and providing an accessible platform for me to share my thoughts. It seemed only right that my first post on my own website should be this blog, as I have subsequently received a great deal of interest and intrigue since posting.”


Spoiler alert – This blog does not refer to “gamification” in the case of technological games/apps that can develop activity in PE.  A quick google of “gamification in PE” will lead you to various articles and blogs talking about apps, the Nintendo Wii and such innovations. You will not find comments on such things here.

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