Ch 20: Managing the Physical Education Classroom

About This Chapter

Study important content in this chapter on physical education classroom management by viewing engaging video lessons. Student supervision and reduction of undesirable behaviors are just a few of the topics discussed.

Managing the Physical Education Classroom - Chapter Summary

This chapter will refresh your memory on a number of aspects related to effectively managing physical education classrooms. The importance of socialization is a major focus in the chapter, including lessons on the most significant agents of socialization and how culture affects socialization. Specific methods that teachers can use for socializing children to be physically active are looked at in another lesson. The chapter further goes over these physical education classroom management issues for your review:

  • Methods for organizing students in a physical activity setting
  • Culturally responsive teaching
  • James Marcia's identity theory
  • Promoting equitable learning experiences
  • Sense of self and how it changes from childhood through adolescence

You can complete a practice quiz with each lesson to confirm your content knowledge before moving ahead. You'll find a transcript with each lesson that highlights key terms in bold. Use the handy video tags in each video's timeline to find major points you want to review or to skip ahead if you're already familiar with a topic.

14 Lessons in Chapter 20: Managing the Physical Education Classroom
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Components of a Physical Education Class

1. Components of a Physical Education Class

In this lesson we explore the activities commonly included in many physical education curricula and how each one contributes to the overall physical health of each student.

How to Organize Students in a Physical Activity Setting

2. How to Organize Students in a Physical Activity Setting

In this lesson, we discuss ways to organize students in physical activity settings, including three main keys to accomplishing these goals, and the importance of communication between the teacher and the students.

Equitable Learning Experiences in Physical Education Classes

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.

Student Supervision in Physical Education Classes

4. Student Supervision in Physical Education Classes

Student supervision in the Physical Education setting is especially important. This lesson looks at all aspects of providing proper supervision to students.

Peer Relationships & Productive Learning in Physical Education

5. Peer Relationships & Productive Learning in Physical Education

In this lesson, we will discuss how peer relationships and a productive learning environment contribute to student success in the physical education classroom.

The Relationship Between Socialization & Physical Activity

6. The Relationship Between Socialization & Physical Activity

In this lesson, we discuss the relationship between exercising and socialization. We review the benefits that this relationship can bring and detail some of the popular activities. We also elaborate on senior citizens' benefits of socialization along with the use of the Internet.

Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media

7. Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media

The socialization that we receive in childhood has a lasting effect on our ability to interact with others in society. In this lesson, we identify and discuss four of the most influential agents of socialization in childhood: family, school, peers, and media.

The Teacher's Role in Socializing Students to Be Physically Active

8. The Teacher's Role in Socializing Students to Be Physically Active

In this lesson, you'll find out what role a teacher can play in encouraging students to move more. The lesson presents reasons why this topic is important and gives teachers new ideas for physical activity in the classroom.

The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

9. The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

In this lesson we will explore the effect of culture on the socialization of children. We will also seek to understand the impact that culture has on their educational experiences.

Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

10. Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

A person's culture can impact their approach to education and the way they learn. In this lesson, we'll examine culturally responsive teaching, a teaching method that takes into account students' cultures to help them succeed.

Sense of Self and Self-Socialization: The Development of Self-Views

11. Sense of Self and Self-Socialization: The Development of Self-Views

In this lesson, we will explore the sense of self, self-socialization, and the two social scientists who contributed to this field. We will examine Charles Cooley's theory of the Looking-Glass Self and George Herbert Mead's stages of play, game, and generalized other.

Changes in Sense of Self From Childhood to Adolescence

12. Changes in Sense of Self From Childhood to Adolescence

In this lesson, we will be exploring James Marcia's theory of identity in relation to the sense of self changing from childhood to adolescence. You'll study the four ways in which children navigate their identities into adolescence: foreclosure, moratorium, achievement, and diffusion.

James Marcia's Identity Theory: Understanding Adolescents' Search For Identity

13. James Marcia's Identity Theory: Understanding Adolescents' Search For Identity

Do you really know what you want out of life or what your political and religious beliefs are? The psychologist James Marcia suggested that there are four identity statuses, or stages, in developing who we are as individuals. These stages are achievement, moratorium, foreclosure, and diffusion. This lesson covers Marcia's theory and each identity status.

Reducing Undesirable Behaviors in the Classroom

14. Reducing Undesirable Behaviors in the Classroom

This lesson covers several options for reducing bad behavior in the classroom, including time out, satiation and token economies. The lesson touches on how to use these techniques, and what to avoid when trying to encourage good behavior.

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