Physical Education for Elementary School Teachers
Identify the purposes and objectives of physical education in the elementary school curriculum as evidenced by written examinations.
Describe the four basic parts of a lesson plan and the requisite planning required for effective presentation of the plan as evidenced by video analysis of actual teaching PE lessons in the public schools.
Discuss the major ways to establish and maintain a teaching environment which is conducive to learning. Major categories should include instructional cues, feedback, teaching styles, and skill presentation as assessed by written examination.
Effectively teach, manage, and discipline students in a physical education class as evidenced by successfully teaching in th epublic schools assessed by video analysis and final video project.
Analyze your teaching using digital video by identifying instances of teaching which show your teaching abilities based on the desired competencies and explain how you met the competency as evidenced by video analysis final project.
Understand basic principles of fitness, physical activity, and motivation and how these principles relate to children's growth and development in these areas as assessed by written examination.
Understand motivation in physical education as assessed by written examination.
Understand important liability principles applicable to a physical education class as assessed by written examination.
Demonstrate ability to perform specific desired competencies as evidenced by the final video project.