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MTTC Physical Education: Foundations & Collaboration - Chapter Summary
Expert instructors have created fun lessons that make studying for the MTTC Physical Education assessment easy. Take time to refresh your knowledge of foundations and collaboration. In no time, you will be prepared for the following on the exam:
- Defining physical education and discussing trends, issues and developments of PE
- Identifying and describing popular sports in different cultures
- Listing student-centered PE programs and explaining how to report learning progress to students and parents
- Discussing the liability and legal considerations for physical education
- Describing current trends and safety guidelines associated with physical education
- Explaining how to create productive relationships to support student growth and well-being
- Sharing resources for educators seeking professional development
All of the lessons were developed for the busy individual looking for a resource to quickly and effectively study for the exam. Review them in any sequence, accessing those you need to study and skipping those you don't. Get a quick gauge of your comprehension of the lessons by taking short quizzes. A chapter exam provides you with a broader assessment of your knowledge of foundations and collaboration.
1. What is Physical Education? - Definition & Overview
In this lesson you will learn about physical education and how it contributes to total growth and development in youth. You will also gain an understanding of what a quality physical education program looks like.
2. Trends, Issues & Developments in Physical Education
In this lesson, we will look at the latest trends, common issues, and developments in physical education. We will look at how these things affect Physical Education today and in the future.
3. Popular Sports in Different Cultures
In this lesson, you're going to learn about popular sports in different cultures all over the world, including historical sports in no-longer existent civilizations and modern sports.
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. How to Report Learning Progress to Students & Parents
This lesson describes how to communicate learning progress. It specifically focuses on the tools of summative documentation, formative communication, and standardized documentation.
6. 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.
7. Current Trends in Physical Education
Back in the day, physical education classes were all about dodge ball, kick ball, and other fun team sports. Today, not so much. The lack of activity in children's free time has meant a new look at how physical education is taught in schools. Read on to find out what this means to crab soccer players today.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Professional Development for Educators: Benefits & Types
Completing your degree and obtaining professional certification are only the first steps in a teaching career. Professional development involving ongoing reflection, focused study, and targeted conversation with colleagues ensures best practices are being implemented for overall student success.
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Other chapters within the MTTC Physical Education (044): Practice & Study Guide course
- MTTC Physical Education: Fitness & Health
- MTTC Physical Education: Types of Physical Activity
- MTTC Physical Education: Body Composition
- MTTC Physical Education: Movement & Motor Skills
- MTTC Physical Education: Sports & Outdoor Activities
- MTTC Physical Education: Human Body Systems
- MTTC Physical Education: Growth & Development
- MTTC Physical Education: Influences on Growth & Development
- MTTC Physical Education: Approaches to Student Learning
- MTTC Physical Education: Planning & Instruction
- MTTC Physical Education: Assessing Fitness
- MTTC Physical Education: Program Management & Communication
- MTTC Physical Education: Individual & Group Motivation
- MTTC Physical Education: Fitness & Behavior
- MTTC Physical Education Flashcards