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PEDU 575 Study Guide for Midterm Exam The midterm will be comprehensive including everything we have covered so far this semester. The format will be 25 multiple-choice questions, each worth 2 points (total of 50 points). The content we have covered so fart this semester includes: Chapters 1, 4, 5 and 6 of your textbook Five Powerpoints (all posted on Blackboard) including (a) Obesity Prevention, (b) Role of Schools in PA Promotion, (c) Role of the Classroom Teacher in PA Promotion, (d) Assessing PA, and (e) Recess Two quizzes One out-of-class assignment (PA Advocacy Letter) A handout on playground safety In terms of a general overview of this content, we have covered research, theory and policy related to physical activity promotion in schools, based on alarming statistics about trends in children’s health and the relationship between health and physical
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Unformatted text preview: activity. We have discussed the specific role schools can play in public health and the specific role elementary classroom teachers can play in school wide physical activity promotion. Also, we have discussed the importance of assessing children’s physical activity and the range of options for accomplishing this task. Finally, we have discussed the importance of recess and the types of strategies classroom teachers can use to promote physical activity in this school context while preserving the inherent benefits of an unstructured break for children during the school day. The best way to prepare for this exam is to quiz yourself on definitions of concepts (e.g., physical activity, physical education, self-efficacy, self-reports, etc.) and be able to teach the content we have covered to someone else....
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