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Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. - Physical Education, Newberry College I.M.A. - Physcial Education, University of South Carolina
Mr. John Goodale
MARCH INFORMATION - DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSURE I HAVE ADDED PE HOME RESOURSES AND ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTS (& PARENTS) TO DO WHILE AT HOME. PLEASE BE SAFE AND HOPE TO SEE EVERTYONE BACK AT SCHOOL SOON! - COACH GOODALE PE HOME ACTIVITIES SCHOOL CLOSURE INFORMATION
APRIL INFORMATION - PE HOME ACTIVITIES: Since our last post of activities our State Parks and Saluda Shoals Park have closed to the public. That does not mean to stop exercising as a family. Y'all can still do activities around your home, in your yard and neighborhoods such as Riding Bikes, Playing Tag and Chase Games, Relays, Hula Hooping & JumpRope - you can do some of the games and activities that we do in PE, and/or make up your own.
Also, some sport activities to work on your skills in Basketball, Baseball/Softball, Tennis, Volleyball just mention a few. Be creative make up games, get you family to play as well.
If you click on the link as shared above in the MARCH INFORMATION note - "PE HOME ACTIVITIES" you can go to the link's doc. to click on it and it that provides all of the cool sites to get games and activities to help in PE. Also one site gives cool jounaling ideas to kind of keep track of how often you are being active. If you want to keep it simple, just journal what you do each day and how long you played/exercised in a notebook.
Again, I hope everyone is doing well and remember to:
BEE SMART - BEE FIT & BEE SAFE.
I'm John Goodale and I am beginning my 33rd year teaching in District Five and am just as excited about teaching PE as I was when I entered my first year in 1986. I graduated of Chapin High School and then went on to get my degree in Physical Education from Newberry College and my Masters from University of South Carolina. I am married (wife-Betsy) and have one daughter (Margo). I absolutely love Irmo Elementary and the FAMILY atmosphere that we have, in fact Irmo Elementary has been a major part of my life, because I went to school here as well, so when I was a 1st grader I walked through the same door into the same gym as our students do today. So "This Place" is special and I cherish the opportunity to teach all of our students that walk through that same door.
My goal is to provide a healthy and fun environment where all of our students learn the importance of developing and sustaining a healthy lifestyle. I will offer many activities within our SC State PE Standards and NASPE, to allow students to develop understanding and skills to perform at healthy levels of sport and exercise. By doing this each individual student will experience areas, skills and sports that they are very comfortable with and some areas that they realize that it may take some more time and work to improve.
Regardless, it is my goal that students find something that they LOVE doing and continue that passion as they move on to middle and high school levels, as well with hopes to that they continue these healthy habits into adulthood to stay fit and healthy. Feel free to check into this site at times to see neat activities, information, events and news that will be helpful not only for your child(ren), but also you and your whole family.
If there are any questions or in need of assistance please feel free to contact me. Irmo Elementary School is a great school because of our leadership, staff, parents and most importantly our students.
Bee Happy & Bee Fit!