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Physical Education/health Content And Curricular Knowledge

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This course establishes a context for teaching and assessing K-8 students in physical education and health based on a scope and sequence, and on state and national standards. Candidates examine 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. They also examine framework-based teaching strategies effective in helping their students achieve the goals of lifelong health; recognize nutrition; acknowledge risks associated with drugs and alcohol; understand growth and development; and utilize health-related information, products, and services. Additionally, this course explores instructional approaches for integrating physical education and health with other content.

This graduate-level course is 4 weeks 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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    Health Education Teaching Strategies

    • Develop strategies for helping students achieve the goals of lifelong health and a healthy lifestyle.
    • Explain how growth and development impacts instruction and the classroom environment.
    • Examine strategies for teaching students how to determine the validity of health products and services such as diet or nutrition products.
    • Examine innovative strategies for teaching nutrition.
    • Examine teaching strategies for teaching the risks of drug, alcohol, and tobacco use.

    Integrating Health and Physical Education into Other Subjects

    • Design an integrated instructional unit.
    • Analyze ways to address literacy through physical education and health.
    • Describe how collaboration can enhance the learning experience for students.
    • Describe ways to modify physical education and health content for diverse learners.

    Scope and Standards of Health and Physical Education

    • Identify the purpose and scope of health education and physical education.
    • Examine state and national health education standards.
    • Examine state and national physical education standards.

    Physical Education Teaching Strategies

    • Research effective strategies for teaching motor skills.
    • Research the foundations of human movement.
    • Examine strategies for teaching rules and strategies of games and sports.
    • Analyze strategies for helping students develop self-confidence and self-worth through PE.
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