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Professionalism for Health & Physical Education Teachers - Chapter Summary
Let our experienced instructors help you revisit the goals of a coordinated school health program. They'll also go over methods for assessing the reliability of health information sources and provide you with a brief survey of the philosophical and social issues facing physical education teachers. You can also take a look at some of the legal issues teachers must consider when implementing their physical education curriculum, and identify steps teachers can take to promote healthy behaviors outside of the classroom. This chapter covers the following topics:
- Coordinated school health programs
- Health information sources
- Business and community partnerships
- Issues in physical education
- Health and fitness promotion
Resources in this chapter allow you to review physical education material when and how you want. Watch the animated videos or read the transcripts; both formats make it easy to begin or end a lesson at your convenience and pick right back up where you left off. Plus, the online format means you can take these study materials with you on your mobile device.
1. The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model
The Whole School, Whole Community, and Whole Child (WSCC) model is a comprehensive framework for addressing health and fitness in children. We will explore its main components and provide examples of how to implement them.
2. Sources of Health Information: Overview & Reliability
The Internet is full of information and misinformation. This lesson will teach you how to identify the major sources of health information and determine if they are truly credible.
3. Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions
Businesses and communities depend on each other for support to create a flourishing, stable, and profitable society. In this lesson, you will learn about the interdependencies between companies and communities as well as their collaborative partnerships.
4. Issues in Physical Education: Historical, Philosophical & Social
What are some of the current issues in physical education? Check out this lesson to see how physical education has changed over the years and what issues educators are up against today.
5. Liability & Legal Considerations for Physical Education
In this lesson, you'll learn about the liability and legal considerations for physical education. Discover the common sources of legal liability and specific steps to take in order to reduce accidents and prevent possible legal issues.
6. Promoting Fitness & Health Opportunities
In this lesson, you'll learn about health promotion, what professional services may be available to students to promote health, and how students can help one another to become healthier.
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Other chapters within the GACE Health & Physical Education (615): Practice & Study Guide course
- Mental & Emotional Health
- Personal Health & Wellness
- Relationships & Communication
- Types & Stages of Human Development
- Human Body Organs & Systems
- Sexual Health
- Diet, Nutrition & Health Problems
- Drugs & Substance Abuse
- Personal Safety & Injury Prevention
- Basics of Physical Education
- Motor Skill Development
- Sports, Physical Activity & Fitness
- Health & Physical Education Classroom Management
- Physical Education Curriculum & Assessments
- GACE Health & Physical Education Flashcards