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Professionalism for Health & Physical Education Teachers - Chapter Summary
Let our experienced instructors help you explore professionalism for health and phys ed teachers. They will 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 will ensure you will be able to do the following:
- Describe the role of business and community partnerships
- Discuss historical, philosophical and social issues in physical education
- Identify legal and ethical considerations in physical education
- Promote fitness and health opportunities
- Detail the whole school, whole community, whole child model
- Define health education and its role in society
- Implement heath education advocacy programs
- Understand curriculum issues in health education
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. What is Health Education? - Definition, Topics & Role in Society
Individuals and entire communities benefit from education about ways to maintain good health. Learn more about the definition of health education, the history of the field, and its role in society.
2. Implementing Health Education Advocacy Programs
In this lesson, we will explain how to identify opportunities available for health education advocacy programs. We will also include the implementation of curricular and extracurricular programs across a variety of high-interest health-related topics.
3. Curriculum Issues in Health Education
The complex dynamics in healthcare research and understanding create difficulty in compiling a consistent curriculum in health education. Learn the goals and behavioral outcomes in personal growth, and other factors regarding health curriculum.
4. 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.
5. Sources of Health Information: Overview & Reliability
Health information is readily available on the Internet. Explore an overview of the Internet's sources of health information, and learn how to assess the reliability of these sources. Review Internet forums, blogs, and media to determine the most credible sources of health information.
6. Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions
The relationships between businesses and their communities can be either problematic or beneficial if both parties can see eye to eye over things such as employment, the economy, and the environment. Learn more about partnerships, interactions, and the importance of collaborations, and see some examples.
7. Issues in Physical Education: Historical, Philosophical & Social
Physical education has encountered controversial issues surrounding gender, abilities, race, and other classifications. Identify the historical, philosophical, and social issues related to physical education systems.
8. Liability & Legal Considerations for Physical Education
Physical education classes have important liability and legal risks to consider. Learn about the supervision and instruction requirements, risks, and best practices that will safeguard against bodily and legal injury and protect teachers and schools from lawsuits.
9. 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
- Overview of the Major Muscle Groups of the Human Body
- Kinesiology & Biomechanics
- Exercise Physiology & Fitness for Physical Education
- Motor Skill Development
- Sports, Physical Activity & Fitness
- Softball Rules & Skills
- Soccer History & Rules
- Swimming Skills & Benefits
- Tennis Rules & Techniques
- Volleyball History & Rules
- History & Rules of Track & Field
- Outdoor, Adventure & Cooperative Physical Education
- Dance Concepts & Forms
- Creating Fitness & Exercise Plans
- Health & Physical Education Classroom Management
- Motivation in the Physical Education Classroom
- Communication & Collaboration in Physical Education
- Physical Education Curriculum & Assessments
- Physical Education Planning & Instruction
- Equitable Physical Education for Diverse Students
- GACE Health & Physical Education Flashcards