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Physical Education Methods for the Elementary Classroom Teacher

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Unit

Unit Objectives

Chapters (New #'s)

Old chapter #'s

I. Background & Trends in Physical Education Instruction

 

1. Benefits of a Quality Physical Education Program

2. What is Developmentally Appropriate Physical Education?

No changes

II. Assessing the Classroom Environment & Learner

 

3. Classroom Management in the Activity Setting

4. Equipment Useage

5. Learner Characteristics: Including Everybody

3. No change

8. Equipment Useage

6. Including Everybody

III. Designing Effective Lessons

 

6. Lesson Planning: Mapping It Out

7. Effective Instruction in the Physical Activity Setting

8. Enrichment: Designing Games & Activities for Learning

9. Assessing Learning

4. Lesson Planning: Mapping It Out

5. Effective Instruction in the Physical Activity Setting

19. Enrichment: Designing Games & Activities for Learning

7. Assessment of Learning

IV. Strategies and Resources

 

10. Fundamentals of Motor Skills and Movement

11. Are We Having Fun Yet? Developing Fitness in Children

12. Teacher Developed Programs & Resources

9. Fundamentals of Motor Skills and Movement

10. Developing Fitness in Children

11. Classroom Teacher Developed Programs & Resources

V. Integration & Implementation into Content Areas

 

13. Integrating Physical Education into Math

14. Integrating Physical Education into Science

15. Integrating Physical Education into Language Arts/Reading

16. Integrating Physical Education into Social Studies

17. Integrating Physical Education into Music

18. Integrating Physical Education into Visual Arts

19. Integrating Physical Education into Theater

12. Integrating Physical Education into Math

13. Integrating Physical Education into Science

14. Integrating Physical Education into Language Arts/Reading

15. Integrating Physical Education into Social Studies

16. Integrating Physical Education into Music

17. Integrating Physical Education into Visual Arts

18. Integrating Physical Education into Theater

VI. Future Directions and Impact

 

20. Where Do We Go From Here?

New Chapter

Matrix of Course Objectives by Chapter
Course Objective
Old Chapter(s)

New Chapter(s)

DVD Content

Web/other resources

1. Value the role of physical education int the elementary school curriculum

1

same

 

 

2. Explain the relationship between the goals of elementary education and the goals of physical education.

1,2

same

 

 

3. Recognize developmentally appropriate physical education programs

2, ?6

2 = same

?5

 

 

4. Support physical education specialists in fitness development

12-18

13-19

 

 

5. Support physical education specialists in the development of fundamental movement concepts and motor skills

9

10

 

 

6. Use appropriate physical education instruction terminology

all; glossary provided on CD

 

 

 

7. Integrate the teaching of lanuage arts, mathematics, science, social studies, health, and the arts with developmentally appropriate physical activity

12-18

13-19

 

 

8. Demonstrate ability to create learning experiences and adapt lesson plans to fit their own unique needs

4, 7, 19

6, 9, 8

 

 

9. Identify affective, cognitive, psychomotor and physical characteristics of elementary school-aged children

?? 2, 5

2, ?6

 

 

10. Analyze activities from a developmental perspective and apply that knowledge in lesson design

4?, 7, 12-18

6?, 9, 13-19

 

 

11. Effectively combine preactive and postactive skills, such as planning and student assessment, with effective instructional and demonstration techniques

4, 7, 12-18

6, 9, 13-19

 

 

12. Employ techniques that minimize off-task behavior in a physical activity setting

3

same

 

 

Need to develop objectives for old chapter 6 (learner characteristics) and chapter 8 (equipment), chapter 10 (Developing fitness), and chapter 11 (Teacher developed programs), new chapter 20

Identify characteristics of various physical development levels in learners

6

5

 

 

Explain how to procure and safely and effectively utilize physical education equipment

8

4

 

 

Explain the health and lifestyle concerns in making physical education fun and part of a healthy lifestyle

10

11

 

 

Describe existing teacher generated programs and other resources

11

12

 

 

List possible directions the field of physical education pedagogy might take and the implications of this for the preparation of K-12 teachers.

none

20