Presentation on theme: "Role of Physical Education in Schools/Appropriate Content KNR 242 – Secondary Methods and Practices in Physical Education."— Presentation transcript:
Role of Physical Education in Schools/Appropriate Content KNR 242 – Secondary Methods and Practices in Physical Education
How would your non-PE major friends describe a physical education class? How would your parents describe a physical education class? Describe Your PE Program
1.daily physical activity 2.personalized level of physical fitness 3.competency in a variety of physical skills 4.knowledge for living an active and healthy lifestyle Unique contribution of Physical Education! What is Physical Education?
A. Social-Cultural Perspective - education through the physical B. Cultural-Sports Perspective - popularity of sports in culture C. Public Health Perspective - emphasis on physical fitness, Healthy People 2010 Perspectives Influencing Physical Education
Issues Affecting PE Programs State and local PE requirements Coed classes Students with disabilities Conceptual fitness programs Interdisciplinary courses Off-campus and online PE classes Instruction in community facilities Private sports instruction Equipment, facilities and class size Legal liability Teaching and coaching conflicts
Appropriate Content Considerations Middle School Variety of activities Longer units to develop more complex skills Focus on development of self-awareness, leadership, caring, and respect Fitness testing and development Encouraging the use of community resources High School Interests in physical activities already established Must meet the diverse needs of all learners Ability to focus more on the discipline knowledge related to physical activity Develop and maintain fitness levels Promotion of positive interactions Extracurricular assignments
1. Positive Learning Environment4. Students Receive In-Depth Instruction 2. Student Choice is Offered5. Diagnostic and Counseling Practices are Evident 3. Wide Variety of Activities are Available 6. All School Physical Activity Programs are Integrated and Organized. Characteristics of Successful PE Programs