APU’s Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education prepares students to inspire others to higher levels of physical fitness. During this time she has been head of physical education in two secondary schools and most recently assistant headteacher, leading on National Challenge at a local comprehensive school. Crucial issues and trends affecting the fields of physical education, including issues of advocacy, legal liability, alternative teaching strategies, ethics and professionalism, diversity, classroom management, and career planning. Requires field experience in teaching physical education at an area elementary school.
In this lesson you will learn about physical education and how it contributes to total growth and development in youth. Advanced study and practice of effective teaching and learning theory in secondary physical education related to classroom, gymnasium, and field situations. For physical education teacher candidates interested in improving the quality of physical education programs for students with and without disabilities.
Topics include coaching philosophy, principles of communication and motivation, teaching, physical training and management in athletic coaching. In grades nine through twelve, program offerings will be provided to enable students to meet graduation requirements and to select physical education electives.
Planning and instruction in the K-12 physical education setting including environmental arrangements, task presentation, content development, and classroom management. You’ll maximise your expertise and skills to be able to work in complex education settings. Today many states require Physical Education teachers to be certified to teach Health courses.
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