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Ch 16: AEPA Phys Ed: Supporting Student Development

About This Chapter

Utilize this chapter to review important information about how to support student development so you can be better prepared to answer related questions on the AEPA Physical Education exam. Once you finish the chapter, you can gauge your comprehension by taking the cumulative chapter test.

AEPA Physical Ed: Supporting Student Development - Chapter Summary

The materials presented in this chapter will involve supporting student development. When you are finished, you should be ready to answer questions on the AEPA Physical Education exam focused on:

  • Getting students to appreciate the value of exercise
  • Applying the right techniques to each age group
  • Building effective communication strategies
  • Taking the personable approach to programming activities
  • Developing cognitive skills through physical education

As you are taking a refresher on these topics, remember you can go at any pace you choose. Bear in mind too that if you come across something that doesn't quite make sense to you, our experts may be reached via email.

7 Lessons in Chapter 16: AEPA Phys Ed: Supporting Student Development
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Student-Centered Physical Education Programs

1. Student-Centered Physical Education Programs

In this lesson, you'll learn about the concept of student-centered learning and how it applies to physical education. You'll also learn about the goals of, and potential issues with, this approach.

Age-Appropriate Physical Education Activities & Instruction

2. Age-Appropriate Physical Education Activities & Instruction

Physical education is an important aspect of a child's coordination and development, and it helps students engage in exercise. Use this lesson to understand how to tailor activities to each child's developmental level.

Fostering Cognitive Development in Physical Education Programs

3. Fostering Cognitive Development in Physical Education Programs

This lesson discusses strategies for using physical education to promote critical thinking, goal-setting, decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills in students.

Social & Emotional Factors Influencing Physical Education

4. Social & Emotional Factors Influencing Physical Education

In this lesson, we will define and discuss some of the social and emotional influences on student learning in the physical education setting and look at examples of how these influences can positively or negatively impact success.

Effective Communication in Physical Education Programs

5. Effective Communication in Physical Education Programs

In this lesson, we'll define effective communication techniques that demonstrate sensitivity to student differences, encourage student communication, and foster engagement in the physical education environment.

Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

6. Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

Each student is unique and deserves the opportunity to approach learning in his or her own way. This lesson discusses appropriate physical education strategies and resources that address diverse learning styles.

Motivating Students in Physical Education Programs

7. Motivating Students in Physical Education Programs

Do your students seem to get bored easily in P.E. class? Well, here you'll learn that there are many ways by which you can motivate students in physical education class, ranging from how you phrase feedback to the learning environment you create for them.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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