Curriculum Const & Assmt: Physical Education & Health
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Course level: Graduate
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.