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MTTC Elementary Education: Physical Education - Chapter Summary
This in-depth look at physical education can improve your ability to pass the MTTC Elementary Education assessment. Benefit from access to expert instructors with a wealth of knowledge on the subject. In no time, you will be ready for:
- Defining and explaining the importance of physical education and the FITT Principle
- Explaining gross and fine motor skills in children and how fitness influences learning
- Discussing the benefits of regular physical activity and how exercise positively impacts the developing brain
- Describing integrated curriculum, and identifying methods for teaching physical education lessons
- Sharing ways to motivate students and address different learning styles in physical education programs
- Identifying and describing instructional materials for physical education programs
- Demonstrating your ability to analyze physical education lesson plans
Don't let the process of studying for the MTTC assessment becoming overwhelming. By reviewing the entertaining lessons in this chapter, you can benefit from instructors who break down all aspects of physical education and ensure you're prepared for questions on the exam. If you want to feel sure you fully comprehend the lessons, take self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam. Also, take advantage of the ability to submit your questions to experts ready to clear up any confusion about lesson topics.
1. What is Physical Fitness? - Definition & Importance
Physical fitness is your ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue. Learn about the components of physical fitness: cardiorespiratory endurance, muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility and body composition and why they are important.
2. What is the FITT Principle? - Definition, Components & Examples
Everyone struggles with figuring out an exercise plan that works for them. One principle used in the fitness world is the FITT Principle. This lesson explains what FITT means and how to apply it to your exercise regimen.
3. Motor Skills & Movement Concepts to Improve Physical Education Learning
Motor skills are the basic movements that underlie all physical games and activities. An understanding of how to improve students' basic motor skills can enhance the quality of a physical education program.
4. Integrated Curriculum: Physical Education Subject Matter
In this lesson, we will discuss ways to integrate curriculum from other subject areas into physical education. We will at look ways to enhance classroom concepts through P.E. activities.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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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