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Course SummaryReview basic physical education topics and PE curriculum development, assessment and teaching strategies using this comprehensive study guide. You will be tested on these topics when taking the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Health & Physical Education Test II exam.
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About This Course
This extensive course helps you to review details about a wide variety of physical education topics, from biomechanics to the social benefits of sports participation. You can review lessons that focus on physical activity, motor skills and exercise programs. Classroom management techniques, fitness program development and PE educator professionalism are other topics of review. Upon completion of this course, you should be fully prepared for the GACE Health & Physical Education Test II exam with a better understanding of the following:
- The definition of physical fitness and the function of the muscular system
- Gross and fine motor skills development
- Benefits of and performance in physical activity
- Instructional strategies in physical education
- PE curriculum design and performance assessment
- Legal issues and considerations in physical education
- Fitness and health promotion
About the Exam
The GACE Health & Physical Education exam is a content area assessment used in the state of Georgia to determine the knowledge level of aspiring health and PE teachers. Test II is a computer-based exam consisting of 100 selected-response questions in four subareas. These subareas are: Basic Sciences of Physical Education (accounting for 20% of the exam); Motor Learning and Motor Development (15%); Sports, Activities and Fitness (30%); and Instructional Principles and Professionalism in Physical Education (35%). You are given two hours and 10 minutes to complete Test II, and you must attain a score of 220 or higher to pass this test.
GACE Health & Physical Education Test II Exam Preparation & Registration
This study guide provides a convenient and easily accessible way for you to review everything you need to know for the GACE Health & Physical Education Test II exam. Topics you can expect to study in this course include flexibility, body movements, injury prevention, school health programs and forms of assessments. Video lessons are available 24/7 from any device, making it easy for you to study wherever and whenever works best for you. Instructors are professionals in the field and are reachable via a short online contact form if you have any lesson-specific questions. Measure your readiness for taking this GACE exam by testing your knowledge with lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
Create an account on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website to begin your GACE registration process. Click on the Reason for Testing link and obtain a state certification number. This ID number is required to create a GACE testing account on the Educational Testing Service (ETS) website. Access your ETS account and complete the registration process online. You can also register by phone. Make payment of exam fees via debit or credit card, e-check or PayPal.
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