sec539 | Graduate
Physical Education Content And Curricular Knowledge
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Social Skills, Fair Play, and Health Concepts
- Explore strategies for teaching the physiological and sociological effects of alcohol, narcotics and drug abuse, and use of tobacco.
- Research the standards for self-responsibility, social interaction, and group dynamics across several grade levels.
- Discuss strategies that promote fair play during physical activities.
- Explore strategies for teaching nutrition.
Foundations of Physical Education (PE)
- Interpret your stateâs teacher licensure examinations for physical education (PE).
- Explain a rationale that supports including PE in the secondary curriculum.
- Explain the benefits of PE in schools.
- Examine current themes and trends for teaching PE.
Standards and Assessments
- Examine state and national PE standards.
- Describe the sequencing of activities for student success.
- Evaluate the characteristics of both formative and summative assessment in PE.
- Describe how a variety of assessments can create a process of continuous feedback for students.
- Describe how data from assessments will guide instructional decisions.
Movement and Instructional Strategies
- Review approaches to unit and lesson planning for developing motor skills, physical fitness, and human movement.
- Research innovative instructional strategies and materials.
- Analyze effective motivational techniques to engage PE students.
Classroom Management, Safety Procedures, and Effective Learning Environment
- Explore strategies for effective classroom management as it pertains to PE.
- Describe how effective classroom management improves student learning.
- Research data on injuries during physical activity.
- Discuss creating a learning environment that promotes safety, inclusion, tolerance, and appreciation of diversity.
Adapting for Diverse Populations
- Describe strategies for matching equipment and activities with student skill levels.
- Explore strategies for creating an inclusive environment for diverse students.
- Differentiate a lesson for a diverse set of students.
- Investigate why students feel marginalized in PE and solutions for promoting inclusion.
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