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Ch 20: NMTA Phys Ed: Planning & Instruction in Physical Education

About This Chapter

The NMTA Physical Education exam has been replaced with the NES Physical Education exam. Use these lessons to prepare for questions on this certification exam about the use of individualized fitness plans, how to relate physical activity to academic performance and how to accommodate physical education instruction for diverse student populations.

NMTA Phys Ed: Planning & Instruction in Physical Education - Chapter Summary

Watch the lessons of this chapter to improve your understanding of the importance of adjusting physical education instruction to fit the needs of the individual students. In these lessons our professional instructors explain how to:

  • Address the different learning styles in physical education
  • Design and implement individualized fitness plans
  • Relate physical activity to academic progress and cognitive development
  • Accommodate physical education to meet the needs of a diverse student population

After watching these lesson videos, reinforce your retention of the information presented in them by reading the lesson transcripts. Test your understanding of the material by taking the lesson quizzes. Review your quiz results to discover topics you don't understand and then use the video tags to return to and study the parts of the lessons that explained these topics. Once you have completed the lessons and quizzes of this chapter, test your understanding of the different ways you can plan and implement physical education instruction with the practice chapter exam, before you take the National Evaluation Series (NES) Physical Education exam.

NMTA Phys Ed: Planning & Instruction in Physical Education Chapter Objectives

The NES Physical Education exam is a certification exam administered to future physical education teachers to determine if they possess the knowledge needed to teach physical education students. On test day you will be asked a series of 150 multiple-choice questions, in a three-hour testing session. Of the material covered on this exam, 25% will be about physical education programs and will include some questions about physical education instruction.

5 Lessons in Chapter 20: NMTA Phys Ed: Planning & Instruction in Physical Education
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

1. Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

Each student is unique and deserves the opportunity to approach learning in his or her own way. This lesson discusses appropriate physical education strategies and resources that address diverse learning styles.

Designing & Implementing Individualized Fitness Plans

2. Designing & Implementing Individualized Fitness Plans

In this lesson, you will learn ways to design and implement individualized fitness plans. You will learn how to initially check your fitness level, preview a sample plan, and set goals and stick with them as you become healthier.

How to Link Physical Activity to Learning & Performance

3. How to Link Physical Activity to Learning & Performance

In this lesson we discuss physical activity and its relationship to both learning and performance. We also describe how the brain actually benefits from exercise, and we review several activities to incorporate fitness into the classroom setting.

Fostering Cognitive Development in Physical Education Programs

4. Fostering Cognitive Development in Physical Education Programs

This lesson discusses strategies for using physical education to promote critical thinking, goal-setting, decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills in students.

Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

5. 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 in this lesson.

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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