KINS 4412 Comprehensive Student Teaching ? Physical Education

14 weeks/full day student teaching; 8 credits.

Capstone course requiring Physical Education Teacher Education students to participate in a semester long student teaching experience that is equally split (7 weeks each) between elementary (K-6) and secondary (7-12) school placements. Daily supervised teaching of developmentally appropriate physical education in schools. Weekly seminar. Methods of instruction and lesson planning, curriculum development and assessment, instructional planning, and multiple research-validated instructional strategies for teaching students within the full range of abilities -- and skill in designing and offering differentiated instruction that enhances the learning of all students in physical education. Classroom management, backwards design, and developing school-community relationships; analysis of New York State curriculum, and local and national standards in physical education. Focus on developing reflective teaching practices and assessment procedures and research based instruction to address the learning needs of a diverse student population, students with special needs, English Language Learners; developing, implementing, and evaluating the physical education curriculum in urban classrooms. Attention given to integrating technology into the teaching and learning process. Develop skills to engage the process of meeting NY State certification requirements including edtpa. Participate in workshops including: School Violence Prevention; Identification of Child Abuse; DASA/School Bullying.

Corequisite: Kinesiology 4410 Prerequisite: All coursework completed; minimum GPA of 2.75; Fingerprint Clearance


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