3 Seven Characteristics of Sport Education Sports education involves seasons rather than unitsStudents quickly become members of teamsThe schedule for competition is formalThere is a major accumulating eventThe sport is recognized and the stats are recordedEntertainment is included to provide excitement, meaning and social interaction.Students become involved.
4 Teacher Role Student-centered instruction. The teacher is present to guide the students.Teacher must establish strong rules and routines before beginning the sport/activity.Instructs, facilitates, and assesses student learning.Model works especially well in a team-teaching scenarioGrading…
5 Student Roles Responsible for leadership, instruction and performing. All students practice and play SportsTeam Captain – CoachStats. Keeper – records and post team and individual statisticsManager – equipment manager & sets up field/courtReferee – Is acquainted with rules and etiquette of the sport/activity being played.Player – participating member of team.Scorekeeper – keeps tally of game score as it is played
6 Examples of Activities: BasketballField HockeyFootballHockeyLacrosseSoccerSoftballTennisTrack & FieldVolleyballWeight TrainingWrestlingModified Sports…
7 Creating the ModelTeach students about the roles prior to start of each season.Talk about student conflictsTeacher should conduct training sessions for individual jobs students may partake in.Rules for RefereeManagerial positionsStats. KeeperInstructions or teacher authority may vary between grade levels and maturity.
8 Creating the ModelMake necessary modifications to rules and competition formatEquality – all team members get to play the same amount of time.Balanced teams: gender, ability, behavior, etc.
9 Pros. Socializing Leadership Skills Participation Positive sport experienceLearns values of sportsDeferred GoalsTeamworkLoyaltyCommitmentPerseveranceDedicationConcern for othersSocializingLeadership SkillsParticipationConfidence to play in the sportKnowledge and Enthusiasm to further pursue the sportFun
10 Cons. Student’s biases Requires maturity and responsibility Conflicting SchedulesDifferent levels of seriousness.
11 Sport Education Sample “Season” Day 1Teacher begins by discussing the rules, etiquette, strategies and roles of the sport.Handouts covering the rules, etiquette, strategies and roles are distributed.Captains are announcedThe rest of the team rosters are announced.Usually determined by the teacher prior to class.The class breaks up into teams and determine roles.
12 Sport Education Sample “Season” Days 2-3Teams practice separatelyWarm up activitySkill based activityTeam building activitySchematic practiceDevelop playsDetermine defensive schemeThe practice can be designed either by the teacher or the captains.Teacher- The teacher plans the practice and then explains the activities to the captains who lead the practicesCaptains- The captains develop practice plans outside of class which must be okayed by the teacherThe teacher provides captains with a basic design for what must be included in practiceThe teacher also provides captains with resources for planning practice
13 Sport Education Sample “Season” Day 4Game Play schedule postedWritten AssessmentCovering rules, etiquette, strategies and rolesWarm Up ActivityGame PlayDay 5PracticeWarm up activitySkill based activityTeam building activitySchematic practicePractice concentrates on the teams’ deficits from previous days game playDay 6Day 7PracticeDay 8Warm Up ActivityGame PlayDay 9-10End of “Season” TournamentMultiple format optionsRound RobinSingle EliminationDouble EliminationTournament should include consolation rounds
14 Assessment Points may be based on: Motor skill performance of team membersBased upon psychomotor assessments of studentsGreat model for authentic assessment (more time for assessment in this model)Competition performance (wins v. losses)SportsmanshipAttendanceParticipationProper warm-up
15 Works CitedDarst, P. & Pangrazi, R. (2009). Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Students. 6th or 7th Edition. Pearson-Benjamin Cummings: San Francisco.Siedentop, D. (1994). Sport education: Quality physical education through positive sport experiences. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.Siedentop, Daryl. "Sports Education Model." Hope College. Grand Rapids, MI. . Web. 2 Feb