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Physical Education Teacher Planning & Instruction - Chapter Summary
These lessons are about physical education teacher planning and instruction. Get to know physical education in elementary and secondary schools and the role of the teacher, how to base PE program designs on national and state standards, and how elementary school children benefit from recess.
Take a look at curriculum materials and other teaching resources used in instructional design, how to analyze a lesson plan for physical education, the standards of NASPE, and other lesson information such as:
- Definition and overview of physical education
- PE programs that address different learning styles
- Identifying sports and recreational activities that are level-appropriate
- Physical education activities and instruction that are age-appropriate
- Physical education classes that consider student progress and safety
- Meaning, benefits and examples of integrated curriculum
- Physical education lessons teaching methods
- Linking of physical activity to performance and learning
- Physical education student's skill development enhancement by using feedback
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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. The NASPE Standards
In this lesson, you will learn about the NASPE standards and how they are applied in grades K-12. You will also gain an understanding of how these standards help prepare kids for participation in physical activity throughout their lives.
3. The Teacher's Role in Elementary & Secondary Physical Education
In this lesson you will learn about the role that elementary and secondary level classroom teachers play in physical education. You will also learn how teachers can incorporate physical education into the classroom.
4. 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.
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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Benefits of Recess for Elementary School Children
In this lesson, you will learn about elementary school recess and what that means. You will also learn about the health benefits associated with regular recess.
10. Teaching Resources & Curriculum Materials in Instructional Design
Successful teachers design rich learning opportunities for students. This lesson identifies and discusses the use of teaching resources and curriculum materials to design learning experiences.
11. Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples
Have you ever wondered what and how an integrated curriculum works? Learn about this hot topic that is shaping how teachers teach and students learn in the classroom.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. Using Feedback to Enhance P.E. Student Skill Development
In this lesson, we examine the use of descriptive and prescriptive feedback to improve student development of skills in the physical education classroom.
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Other chapters within the TExES Physical Education EC-12 (158): Practice & Study Guide course
- Motor Skill Development in Children
- Biomechanical Principles
- Sports & Recreational Activities
- Softball Rules & Skills
- Soccer History & Rules
- Volleyball History & Rules
- Individual, Dual & Team Sports Skills
- Individual, Dual & Team Sports & Games
- Physical Activity, Exercise & Fitness
- Cardiovascular Fitness
- Muscular Strength & Flexibility in Fitness
- Health & Wellness in Childhood & Adolescence
- Nutrition & Health for Children
- Instructional Pedagogy
- Role of Physical Education in Student Learning
- Positive Physical Education Learning Environments
- Physical Education Program Goals & Administration
- Effective Communication in Physical Education Classrooms
- Student Assessment Types
- Student Assessment in Special Education
- Using Technology in Physical Education
- Professional Development for Physical Education Teachers
- Laws & Legislation Affecting Physical Education
- Safety & First Aid for the Physical Education Classroom
- TExES Physical Education EC-12 Flashcards