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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.

5 Lessons in Chapter 17: NES Phys Ed: Organizing & Evaluating Phys Ed Programs
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

1. Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

This lesson will teach you, by example, how to design effective physical education programs based on a set of standards. It will guide you through the process of backwards planning and evaluating the standards to create a scope and sequence, or the depth and order of the content. Finally, it will support you in creating lessons to meet each of those substandards.

Analyzing Physical Education Lesson Plans

2. 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.

Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

3. Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

You're going to learn how methods of instruction, activities, rules, and equipment can be altered in order to accommodate students of different cultures, languages, and physical abilities.

Student Progress & Safety in Physical Education Classes

4. Student Progress & Safety in Physical Education Classes

Physical education teachers have an important responsibility to monitor students' progress and safety in class. This lesson provides some strategies for successfully acting as a monitor.

Physical Education Assessments: Types & Uses

5. Physical Education Assessments: Types & Uses

In this lesson we explore physical education assessments today and the common criteria that educators use. In addition, we discover the best way to approach using assessments with the student.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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