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Course SummaryThe MEGA Physical Education exam is part of the certification process for physical education teachers in Missouri. This study guide offers a review of the material on MEGA Physical Education exam, including motor development, physical activities, physical fitness, learning theories and teaching practices.
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About this Course
Use this course to improve your knowledge of the information you will be tested on when you take the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Physical Education exam. This course is a series of lessons and assessments that will cover the different subjects of physical development, fitness, leaning and instructional design. After you have completed these lessons, you should be ready to answer questions on the MEGA Physical Education exam regarding:
- Human motor skills and their development
- Individual sports, team sports, other physical activities and safety
- Functional systems of the human body
- Relationships between personal wellness and fitness
- Fitness goals and issues with being overweight or obese
- Cognitive, social and physical development of humans
- Roles of schools and physical education programs in students' development
- Classroom management, instructional design and assessment techniques
About the Exam
The MEGA Physical Education exam is a series of 100 computer-administered, multiple-choice questions. This test is offered year-round at testing centers throughout the U.S. It is administered in two-hour testing sessions, and you must score at least a 220 to pass.
Preparing & Registering for the MEGA Physical Education
With content-specific chapters, each composed of its own series of lessons and assessments, this study guide course has been designed to help you prepare for the MEGA Physical Education exam. Start your review of a chapter with one of its short, engaging and mobile device-compatible lessons and assess your understanding by taking the multiple-choice lesson quiz that follows. At the end of each chapter, you may test your overall understanding of its lessons by completing the practice chapter exam.
You can register for the MEGA Physical Education exam on the MEGA website. You will need to select a testing time, date and location. If you need to change the time, date and location of a testing appointment, you may do so no less than 24 hour before your current testing appointment. You can retake the exam as long as you wait 30 days or more after your previous attempt.
Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Physical Education is a registered trademark of Pearson Education, Inc., which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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