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Motivation in the Physical Education Classroom - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, our instructional methods experts will provide you with examples and tips for getting students involved in physical education experiences. You will learn intrinsic, as well as extrinsic strategies for motivating kids' engagement and participation in class activities. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Apply intrinsic and extrinsic motivation strategies to enhance physical education participation and learning
- Develop excitement for movement activities
- Evaluate and respond to engagement levels in your classroom
The concepts and examples covered in this chapter are presented through brief, engaging videos. Each lesson has an accompanying transcript and self-assessment quiz to help you review the material and determine your own level of mastery. In addition, you can use the Timeline feature of the video to review specific areas of each lesson. Be sure to track your progress on your dashboard.
1. Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning
Why do you want to learn about educational psychology? Do you enjoy reading about different theories and practices? Do you have to pass this class in order to receive a degree? Our behaviors are driven by intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. In this lesson, distinguish between these types of motivation and learn how they can enhance learning.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. How to Maximize Student Engagement in Physical Activity
In this lesson, we discuss how to best maximize student engagement in various physical activities, including nontraditional games, with an emphasis on inclusion for all students.
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