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Ch 17: NES Phys Ed: Organizing & Evaluating Phys Ed Programs

About This Chapter

Use these chapter resources to review topics related to the organization and evaluation of physical education programs for the National Evaluation Series (NES) Physical Education exam.

NES Phys Ed: Organizing & Evaluating Phys Ed Programs - Chapter Summary

This chapter uses a combination of lessons and quizzes to prepare you for questions about developing and assessing PE programs on the NES Phys Ed exam. By the end of the chapter, you will have learned about the following:

  • National and state standards for PE programs
  • PE lesson plans
  • Accommodating students from diverse backgrounds or who have disabilities
  • Ensuring progress and safety in PE classes
  • Assessment methods used in PE instruction

These lessons are a fast and easy way to brush up on topics you may have grown rusty on. Work through the lessons at your own pace, then test your understanding of the lesson topics with corresponding practice quizzes. Contact our helpful instructors if you have any questions about the lesson material.

NES Phys Ed: Organizing & Evaluating Phys Ed Programs Objectives

This chapter helps you to study for questions about developing, implementing and evaluating PE programs in the Physical Education Program content area of the NES Phys Ed exam. This test area accounts for about 25% of the total score. You'll be asked about standards and principles of effective PE instruction, appropriateness and safety of lesson plans and activities, modifying instruction for diverse learners and assessment methods used in PE programs.

The full NES Phys Ed exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions on growth and development, movement, fitness and PE programs. The test lasts three hours and is taken electronically at a designated testing site. Passing the exam is a certification requirement for phys ed teachers in some states.

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