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Curriculum Const & Assmt: Physical Education And Health

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This course defines and provides a context for the classroom teacher to teach and assess K-8 students in the area of physical education and health based on a scope and sequence, and on state and national standards.  This course includes framework-based teaching strategies effective in helping K-8 students develop a variety of motor skills and abilities, recognize the importance of a healthy lifestyle, gain knowledge of human movement, learn the rules and strategies of games and sports, and develop self-confidence and self-worth.  This course also includes framework-based teaching strategies effective in helping K-8 students achieve the goals of lifelong health; understand growth and development; and utilize health-related information, products, and services.  Instructional approaches for the integration of physical education and health with other content areas are explored.

This graduate-level course is 4 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 2
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4 weeks

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    Instructional and Assessment Strategies in Health Education

    • Describe the relationship between the stages of K-8 students’ growth and development to a healthy lifestyle, self-concept, and wellness.
    • Analyze instructional strategies for teaching health.
    • Examine how to adapt health education instruction and assessment for diverse learners.
    • Evaluate materials and resources related to health.
    • Describe ways of integrating technology into health education instruction.

    Instructional and Assessment Strategies in Physical Education

    • Describe the relationship between the stages of K-8 students’ growth and development to movement, skill development, and fitness.
    • Analyze instructional techniques and methods for the physical education curriculum.
    • Examine how to adapt physical education instruction and assessment for diverse learners.
    • Describe ways of integrating technology into physical education instruction.
    • Evaluate materials and resources related to physical education.

    Integrating Health, Physical Education, and Other Content

    • Demonstrate an age-appropriate integrated lesson on a key content area of physical education and health.
    • Create assessments that align to lesson objectives and include performance-oriented tasks.
    • Design an integrated instructional unit.

    Physical Education and Health Content

    • Identify the history, purpose, and scope of health education and physical education.
    • Define health and wellness.
    • Examine state and national health education and physical education standards.
    • Examine ways in which health and physical education can be integrated into other content areas.
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