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Ch 14: MEGA Physical Education: Planning & Instruction

About This Chapter

This Planning and Instruction chapter is all you'll need to get ready for the subject-related portions of the MEGA Physical Education exam. It helps to prepare you through simple-to-follow video lessons that are narrated by professional instructors.

MEGA Physical Education: Planning and Instruction - Chapter Summary

This chapter zeroes in on methods and considerations of teaching physical education. It has lessons packaged together in ways you'll find conducive to studying for the related segments of the MEGA Physical Education exam. Topics that are fleshed out include:

  • Designing PE programs with national and state standards in mind
  • Liability and legality in physical education
  • Safety
  • Injuries
  • Lesson plans
  • Considering age in PE
  • Instilling excitement towards PE
  • Strategies and materials for teaching PE

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9 Lessons in Chapter 14: MEGA Physical Education: Planning & Instruction
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Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

1. Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

This lesson will teach you how to design effective standardized physical education programs. It'll guide you through the process of backwards planning and evaluating to create the depth and order of the content.

Liability & Legal Considerations for Physical Education

2. Liability & Legal Considerations for Physical Education

In this lesson, you'll learn about the liability and legal considerations for physical education. Discover the common sources of legal liability and specific steps to take in order to reduce accidents and prevent possible legal issues.

Safety Guidelines for Physical Education

3. Safety Guidelines for Physical Education

Physical education is a ton of fun, but the activities therein can be very dangerous if not properly monitored. This lesson gives you examples of safety guidelines for physical education.

Preventing & Treating Fitness Injuries

4. 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.

Analyzing Physical Education Lesson Plans

5. Analyzing Physical Education Lesson Plans

Teachers need to keep several aspects in mind when designing lessons, like skill level and purpose. This lesson describes necessary components of physical education lesson plans and details what aspects to include.

Age-Appropriate Physical Education Activities & Instruction

6. 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.

How to Get Kids Excited for Physical Activity

7. 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.

Methods for Teaching Physical Education Lessons

8. 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.

Instructional Materials for Physical Education Programs

9. Instructional Materials for Physical Education Programs

Determining the right materials to choose for use in a PE program can make a big difference in the program's efficacy. This lesson discusses strategies you can use to select strong instructional materials.

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