Shane Pill (PhD) is an Associate Professor in Physical Education and Sport at Flinders University, Kaurna Yerta: Adelaide, South Australia. Shane is one of Australia’s leading thinkers and innovators in games and sport teaching, and sport coaching. He teaches and researches in physical education and sport pedagogy, curriculum, sport coaching, sport development, and educational leadership. Shane has over 200 scholarly and academic publications, and he is highly sought after speaker, consultant and collaborator. Shane is a Life Member and Fellow of the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER). He has been an active sport coach across several sports since 1988, and formerly taught physical education and science in schools for 18 years.
Play with Purpose: Touch football
In this workshop, you will participate in a learning sequence progressing from a entry level simple game form with minimal rules while retaining the ‘core logic’ of the game, progressing through a series of rule modifications to finish at the game of Touch.
Play with Purpose: Developing Australian Football (AFL9s) Using Simple to Complex Game Progressions Incorporating Progressive Game Modifications to Teach for Understanding
In this workshop, you will participate in a learning sequence commencing with the ‘basic’ invasion game logic and progressing through a series of rule modifications to finish at the game of AFL9s.
Big Talks for Little People: Mental Health Education
“Have you seen the headlines?” Globally, children’s mental health was in decline prior to the Covid-19 pandemic and coming out of it, research is showing that mental health issues are more common among young people.
Using Cricket to teach creativity and problem-solving
This workshop will use the sport of cricket as the subject matter to teach creativity and discovery. Examples will range from simple skills through to more complex games.
Spectrum of Teaching Styles in PE – Styles F-K
The Production Cluster Styles” – The Styles associated with Creativity. This workshop will demonstrate practical examples to participants and give participants the opportunity to use the styles so bring your running shoes! NB: You do not need to have done workshop 1, to do workshop 2 (and vice versa).
Play with Purpose: Developing Touch football from simple to complex game forms using deliberate play
In this workshop, we will explore a sequence of learning progressing Touch football from simple to complex games using a non-linear approach to deliberate play. How to vary the game form so the sequence can be used for non-contact modified ‘walla’ Rugby (Union) and tag Rugby League will also feature.
Spectrum of Teaching Styles in PE – Styles A-E
The Reproduction Cluster Styles - The most used styles like it or not! This workshop will demonstrate practical examples to participants and give participants the opportunity to use the styles so bring your running shoes!
Evolution of Physical Education
In this presentation, we will look at examples of how Health and Physical Education from K-10 and sport coaching ‘at the leading edge’ is responding to current challenges.
Spectrum Symposium- How the SOTS can Assist with Coaching, Outdoor Education and PE
This symposium will provide a introduction to the Spectrum of Teaching styles and explore its use through several context: Physical Education, Coaching and Outdoor Education
Meaningful Games and Sport Curriculum
Game-based approaches (GBAs) are popularised because of the emphasis on teaching games for understanding. GBAs bring a focus to the explicit teaching of game understanding and, thus, meaningful game participation.
Game-Based Teaching and Coaching as a Spectrum of Teaching Styles
The Spectrum of Teaching Styles (The Spectrum ) is both a philosophy and a model. It is a philosophy of deliberate teaching. As a model, it outlines the process leading toward ever-increasing student (or in sport coaching, player) independent learning.