Ch 15: Supporting Student Development in Physical Education

About This Chapter

This chapter discusses how physical education can be designed to affect a student's cognitive development, create productive relationships with other people, and improve social interactions. See the role PE programs can play in motivating students and exposing students to diversity.

Supporting Student Development in Physical Education - Chapter Summary

These lessons were developed by the Study.com team to improve your understanding of how physical education is influenced by social and emotional factors, and how PE can be used for supporting student growth and well-being by creating productive relationships. Get familiar with physical education programs that address peer relationships and productive learning.

You will learn lesson information such as:

  • Physical education programs that foster cognitive development
  • PE programs that address different learning styles
  • The accommodation of diverse students in physical education class
  • Classes in physical education that emphasize student progress and safety
  • Keeping students motivated in physical education programs
  • Using fitness to promote positive behavior
  • How to use movement activities for improving social behaviors and interactions
  • How socialization, culture and culture shock affect education

These short lessons each take five to ten minutes to complete. We include a self-assessment quiz with each lesson as a study aid.

11 Lessons in Chapter 15: Supporting Student Development in Physical Education
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Fostering Cognitive Development in Physical Education Programs

1. 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.

Social & Emotional Factors Influencing Physical Education

2. Social & Emotional Factors Influencing Physical Education

In this lesson, we will define and discuss some of the social and emotional influences on student learning in the physical education setting and look at examples of how these influences can positively or negatively impact success.

Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

3. 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

4. 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.

Student Progress & Safety in Physical Education Classes

5. 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.

Motivating Students in Physical Education Programs

6. Motivating Students in Physical Education Programs

Do your students seem to get bored easily in P.E. class? Well, here you'll learn that there are many ways by which you can motivate students in physical education class, ranging from how you phrase feedback to the learning environment you create for them.

Creating Productive Relationships to Support Student Growth & Well-Being

7. Creating Productive Relationships to Support Student Growth & Well-Being

This lesson provides you with a toolbox of practical strategies for creating a productive learning environment that fosters student growth and well-being. Read on to learn more.

Peer Relationships & Productive Learning in Physical Education

8. Peer Relationships & Productive Learning in Physical Education

In this lesson, we will discuss how peer relationships and a productive learning environment contribute to student success in the physical education classroom.

Promoting Positive Behavior With Fitness

9. Promoting Positive Behavior With Fitness

In this lesson, we will read about ways to promote positive behavior with fitness. We will explore the related methodologies including health promotion, crime reduction, community involvement, and social media. We'll also look at important developmental aspects such as honesty and sportsmanship.

Role of Movement Activities in Social Behaviors & Interactions

10. Role of Movement Activities in Social Behaviors & Interactions

In this lesson, you will learn how the role of movement activities relate to health, social norms, values, and institutions to promote positive social behaviors and traits.

The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

11. The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

In this lesson we will explore the effect of culture on the socialization of children. We will also seek to understand the impact that culture has on their educational experiences.

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