Mr. Ransdell - Physical Education

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About Mr. Ransdell

Mr. Ransdell is from the Northwestern Chicago suburbs. He studied at the University of Northern Illinois University in the Physical Education department. His love for all things sports and teaching them to others, is what drives him in this field. This is Mr. Ransdell's fifth year at Hamilton. He looks forward to seeing what this year of teaching and voaching will bring. You can reach him at iransdell@cps.edu

This Week in P.E.

We have had another active and fun week here at Hamilton. Students have been focused on basketball. Dribbling and ball control for our younger students is still a huge focus, as that is were the game all begins. Our older students, have moved into game play and rules and regulations of basketball. Students are in […]

This Week In P.E.

Hello, This week in P.E we worked on our basketball skills. Passing, Dribbling, lay-ups and shooting all take so much practice to prefect and we will be spending many weeks to grow in these skills. Please be sure to send your children with Gym shoes even in day where boots are required outside. If you […]

This Week in P.E.

Hello, This has been our first super cold week outside leading us to be together with Mr. Skweres class in the gym. We have been focusing on the great game of Tchoukball. Tchoukball is a inclusive non contact game that is quickly gaining in popularity. Most of our students have loved playing and growing their […]

This Week in P.E.

Hello Hamilton Families, This week in the gym we spent some time working on basketball skills. students have been working on taking balanced shots, layups, passing and dribbling the basketball. Many of the skills are very difficult and involve high level coordination so it will take some time to become proficient in these skills but […]

This Week in P.E.

Hello to all, We have had a very good week here in the gym. Our older students have been continuing to work on Flag Football skills, rules and regulations in game play. I have seen a lot of development from where our skills started to where they are now. Our completion rate has gone up […]

This Week in P.E.

Hello, This week in P.E. we have been in the gym, working on our basketball skills for all age groups. Students have been focusing on the basics of the game such as dribbling with fingertips and bounce passing with the 3rd grade and younger students. While, the older students we have been work on basic […]

This Week in P.E.

Hello to All, This week we have been jumping rope nonstop. We have been jumping individual ropes and double ropes, doing races and competitions all for our jump rope for heart program. I have seen so much terrific growth with students going from being able to jump one or two time to being able to […]

This Week in P.E.

Hello to All, This week in P.E. we will be finishing our Hockey and Soccer Tournaments. Our 5th grade Championship was Tuesday and it did not disappoint. The game came down to a shoot out! Hopefully we will have many more great games on Friday when the rest of the tournaments will conclude. As you […]

This Week in P.E.

Hello All, This is a big week in P.E. Many of our students are in the playoffs for Hockey and Soccer. The competition level is slightly raised as the students work together to try and win it all. We continue to have team talk time to help work on positive teamwork and focus on being […]

This Week in P.E

Hello, This week we has been all about tournaments! Here at Hamilton it has not bee basketball but Hockey and Soccer. Our 5th grade and up students have been playing in the Hockey Olympics. Each teams has picked a country that they represent and are working to the class vs. class championship. The students are […]