KINS 3105 Instructional Skills and Strategies in Physical Education I (K-6)
3 hours; 3 credits
Designed for students in the physical education teacher education program. Introduction to effective classroom management, teaching skills, and instructional models for physical education in grades K-6. Responsibilities of the elementary school physical education teacher including characteristics cultural differences of the elementary school student; current issues affecting elementary school physical education; describe effective management procedures and discipline techniques; use a variety of techniques to assess skill and cognitive abilities; design unit/lesson plans that are educationally sound and developmentally appropriate;demonstrate a knowledge of and ability to use available technologies; identify and use a variety of teaching methods; identify and contrast a variety of model elementary physical education programs; observe, reflect on, and critique teaching behaviors; develop field based assignments. Includes observation and teaching experiences with elementary school children across grades. Students will participate in 20 hours of field experience in varied settings.
Prerequisites: major in physical education teacher education, Secondary Education 2001, 2002, Kinesiology 3000.
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