Ch 11: Physical Education Class Planning

About This Chapter

These lessons are designed to improve your knowledge of physical education class planning. Study the latest information on the identification of level-appropriate recreational and sports activities, methods for teaching PE, and more.

Physical Education Class Planning - Chapter Summary

Learn about physical education planning by studying the engaging lessons contained in this chapter. Take a look at physical education programs that foster cognitive development, and program design using national and state standards. Review other lesson information, such as:

  • Physical education instruction and activities for the right age group
  • PE lesson plan analysis
  • PE programs that are student-centered
  • Physical education programs that address different learning styles
  • Diverse students in the PE class

Lessons are short and are made to be completed anytime you have a little spare time. Log in on your mobile device from wherever you are, complete a lesson or two, and return to what you were doing. Track your progress on your dashboard. Use the self-assessment quizzes we have provided as you go.

9 Lessons in Chapter 11: Physical Education Class Planning
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Identifying Level-Appropriate Sports & Recreational Activities

1. Identifying Level-Appropriate Sports & Recreational Activities

In this lesson, we'll discuss some sports and recreational activities that are appropriate for different ages, different purposes, and also for varying developmental levels.

Age-Appropriate Physical Education Activities & Instruction

2. Age-Appropriate Physical Education Activities & Instruction

Physical education is an important aspect of a child's coordination and development, and it helps students engage in exercise. Use this lesson to understand how to tailor activities to each child's developmental level.

Fostering Cognitive Development in Physical Education Programs

3. 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.

Analyzing Physical Education Lesson Plans

4. 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.

Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

5. Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

This lesson will teach you how to design effective standardized physical education programs. It'll guide you through the process of backwards planning and evaluating to create the depth and order of the content.

Student-Centered Physical Education Programs

6. 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.

Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

7. 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.

Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

8. 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.

Methods for Teaching Physical Education Lessons

9. 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.

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