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Instructional Strategies for Physical Education - Chapter Summary
In this chapter is a comprehensive overview of instructional strategies for physical education. Review the lessons in any sequence to learn more about methods for teaching physical education, various physical education programs, effective communication and ways to enhance student skill development in P.E. Lessons also explore ways to motivate students and support student well-being. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be prepared to:
- Identify ways to address variable learning styles in P.E. programs
- Discuss equitable learning experiences in classes
- Describe student-centered physical education programs
- Explain considerate communication in the classroom environment
- List ways to deliver instructional feedback in physical education settings
- Get kids excited about physical activity
- Share ways to prevent and treat fitness injuries
Enjoy the flexibility of reviewing the lessons in this chapter any time, day or night. Lessons are accessible from your computer, smartphone or tablet, making it easy to examine instructional strategies for physical education from home or on the go. Assess your comprehension of the lessons by taking short and interactive quizzes and a broader chapter exam. Also, gain greater insight into lesson topics by submitting your questions to our experts.
1. Methods for Teaching Physical Education Lessons
Do you recall the sometimes fun and other times exasperating days of physical education class? In this lesson, we discuss various methods for teaching physical education lessons.
2. 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.
3. Equitable Learning Experiences in Physical Education Classes
Ensuring equity in education is important to teachers and policymakers. This lesson discusses what it means to think about equitable learning experiences, specifically in the context of physical education classes.
4. 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.
5. Considerate Communication in the Classroom Environment
As a teacher, you spend most of your day communicating with many different people. It's important to establish a culture of considerate communication in the classroom environment so you can be more productive and effective as an educator.
6. 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.
7. Delivering Instructional Feedback in Physical Education Settings
The ability to give effective feedback to teachers is a powerful tool in helping them grow in their instructional practices. In this lesson, we'll examine the components that make instructional feedback valuable to teachers in physical education settings.
8. Using Feedback to Enhance P.E. Student Skill Development
In this lesson, we examine the use of descriptive and prescriptive feedback to improve student development of skills in the physical education classroom.
9. How to Get Kids Excited for Physical Activity
Combating obesity, inactivity, and laziness is a growing crisis. Helping kids to be excited to be involved in physical activity can change their lives. This lesson offers valuable tips for creating an active lifestyle.
10. 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.
11. Creating Productive Relationships to Support Student Growth & Well-Being
This lesson provides you with a toolbox of practical strategies for creating a productive learning environment that fosters student growth and well-being. Read on to learn more.
12. Preventing & Treating Fitness Injuries
Injuries are a risk whenever you start a fitness program. Learn about ways to prevent common injuries, such as sprains and strains, as well as how to treat them using the RICE method, which stands for rest, ice, compress and elevate, in this lesson.
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Other chapters within the FTCE Physical Education K-12 (063): Practice & Study Guide course
- History & Philosophy of Physical Education
- Physical Education Curriculum Development
- Human Growth & Development
- Motor Skills & Movement Activities
- Physical Activity & Fitness
- Basic Principles of Nutrition
- Anatomy & Exercise Physiology
- Health & Wellness Basics
- Cognitive & Socioemotional Benefits of Physical Activity
- Assessment in Physical Education
- Positive Learning Environments
- Sports & Recreation
- Professional Development for Physical Education Teachers
- Using Technology in Physical Education
- FTCE Physical Education K-12 Flashcards