Clarity of Terms Physical Education A planned sequential and developmental program of instruction designed to develop physically educated individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of physical activity. Physical Activit
Chapter 10: Administering the
Elementary School Physical
November 4, 2013
Who Is Responsible for the PA
Everyone is responsible, as it is a schoolwide
The director is typically the physical education
Chapter 1: Physical Activity and the School Program
The Problem and Why Physical Activity Is Important
Prevalence of overweight children has doubled in past 20 years (to 18.8% in 2004).
Overweight children = overweight adults.
Obesity is second only to s
Cheetah Chase Grades 1st through 3rd
Pinnes(optional) 4 items to pass (baton, rubber chicken, dodgeball.etc.). Area as large as a volleyball court or larger for space to run
Make four lines of children- The first person w
Role of Schools in Promoting Children's Physical Activity
Why Focus on Schools?
95% of US children attend schools Half of waking hours at spent at school Teachers are trained to work with and lead children School setting offers existing infrastru
Role of Physical Education in Promoting Children's Physical Activity
What PE Should Not Be
Students on display One line, one ball, one chance Roll out the ball Inappropriate sized equipment Exercise as punishment Student captains choose teams P
Assessing Physical Activity Behavior
Why Assess PA Behavior?
Assuming is not assessing Eyeballing is ripe with bias Assessment provides data Data informs decisions Data drives policy
Characteristics of Good Assessments
Valid Reliable Feasible Use
Organizing Elementary Physical Education Content:
The Skill Theme Approach
People who teach motor skills to children should know that.
Children develop at different rates Age does not predict motor ability Children develop motor skills naturally through
Managing the Elementary Physical Education Environment
The Managerial Task System
Teachers assign 2 types of tasks
The purpose of the managerial task system is to help establish and maintain the learning environment Effective management is
Effective Physical Education Instruction
What is meant by effective instruction?
of teaching content Three-phase cycle of planning, teaching, and assessing Students have learned what the teacher intended
How would you study effective ins
I. Short Lecture on Objectives II. Practice Writing Objectives III. Example Lesson Plan IV.Energizer V. Group Planning
Writing Learning Objectives
What are Learning Objectives?
Statements about what students should be able to do, know,
PE programs have been cut or reduced in many states and districts PE classes may not meet more than one or two times per week PE classes cannot give students all of the daily activity they need Elementary children spend more time with their cla
A break from structured activity during the school day in which children are allowed time for active, free play
Physical health and development All the benefits associated with physical activity Improved motor skills Mental health Growth of brain
PEDU 575 Playground Safety Playground Injuries More than 75% of injuries related to playground equipment occur in public places More than half of public playground injuries occur in schools 53% of playground injuries occur on climbing equipment o swings =
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 fa
2010 Renal Symposium
Prevalence, Causes and Possible Solutions
Collin A. Webster, Ph.D.
Department of Physical Education and Athletic Training University of South Carolina
What roles does physical activity play in people's lives today? What purpo
Chapter 9: Fitness for the
Elementary School Child
October 30, 2013
Two Approaches to Developing
Uses calisthenics, exercises, and jogging/runningtype activities with the sole purpose of developing
May discourage child