1 College of Education, Health and Human Services - Department of Kinesiology PE 203-01: Physical Education for Elementary School ChildrenFall 2020 –Course #40017 Instructor: Esther M. Ortiz-Stuhr, Ph.D. E-mail:[email protected]Office Hours:Online via email especially between 1:40-3:00pm; Zoom meeting when needed by appointment Class Format: Online; Synchronous Virtual Instruction Tue/Thu 7:30-8:45am through Zoom on the day(s) indicated on course schedule (at the end of the syllabus). Course Description and Rationale: Survey of physical education programs for elementary school children. Addresses the role of, and need for, physical education programs in the elementary school level; examines the California content standards for physical education instruction; and develops skills in applying that content in the elementary school setting. Specific attention is given to motor skill and movement concepts; fitness, wellness, and disease prevention; drugs/narcotics, alcohol, tobacco, and nutrition; and to the social, historical, and cultural significance of physical education. May not be taken for credit by students who have received credit for PE 201. Student Learning Outcomes:Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1.Select, plan, and implement appropriate elementary physical education and health education content and provide physical activity experiences in a sequential order to meet the needs and interests of K-6 students. Including students with varying cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, and those with special needs. 2.Develop comprehension as it relates to: a.The value and purpose of physical activity for children. b.Learning outcomes in the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective learning domains based on national and state standards. c.Exercise principles and fitness components in order to select/create enjoyable physical activities that promote physical fitness. d.The relationship between physical activity and physical growth; physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and perceptual development; and self-image. e.Health and topics involving disease prevention, drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. 3.Demonstrate effective instruction in teaching elementary physical education and health education content; including, developmentally appropriate instruction, managing student behavior, assessing performance, and creating interdisciplinary learning opportunities where appropriate. 4.Critically reflect on the professional practice of teaching. 5.Participate in a variety of traditional and nontraditional games, sports, dance, and other physical activities. 6.Develop comprehension as it relates to the skills necessary to assess and evaluate information in an academic library and conduct college level research. Required textbook for this course: •Graham, G., Holt/Hale, S. A., & Parker, M. (2019). Children Moving: A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education (10thEdition). New York: McGraw Hill.