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Helena Baert

Assistant Professor 
Physical Education
SUNY Cortland

It's not about the tool!! 
"When you go to the hardware store to buy a drill, you don't actually want a drill, you want a hole, they don't sell holes at the hardware store but they do sell drills, which are the technology used to make the holes. We must not lose sight that technology for the most part is a tool and it should be used in applications which address educational concerns" (Fletcher, 2006)


Workshops I Give

  • Technology in K-12 PE - general short overview 
  • Technology in Physical Education Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Apps 
  • Basic Movement Skills (Elementary PE)
  • Active Healthy Games in Elementary (interdisciplinary - PE/Health)
  • Assessment in PE
Courses I Teach

  • EDU 255: Basics of Effective Instruction - Secondary PE focus
  • EDU 355: Curriculum & Planning - Elementary PE focus
  • EDU 470: Education in Society - Writing Intensive Course
  • PED 308: Outdoor education
  • PED 386: Fitness Pedagogy
  • PED 444: Teaching Assistant
  • PED 515: Technology in Physical Education
  • PED 610: Readings in Physical Education 
  • PED 661: Practicum II - Physical Education Leadership
  • And More! Click here to visit my class website!
Research I do

  • Technology in Physical Education Teacher Education
  • Connecting theory to practice

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