You can study physical and health education as a part of a primary or secondary teaching course, or study a combined degree with and outdoor education. Activity courses designed to enable students to develop basic skills and knowledge of a particular sport, as well as physical fitness and a proper attitude toward participation in sport. A physical education, sport or recreation placement provides students with an opportunity to obtain direct experiences and exposure to some aspects of their area of study outside the classroom.
Graduates may also find work in youth services, education leadership-related areas, government, private sector, media and service industries. Standard 3 – The physically literate individual demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness. Pupils are allowed to bring their own sports equipment to the school with the authorization of the teacher. In your first year you’ll explore the purpose of PE, lesson planning and delivery, and inclusive practice. Provides teacher candidates with practicum experiences with peers and youth in physical education.
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.
In 1975, the United States House of Representatives voted to require school physical education classes include both genders 24 Some high school and some middle school PE classes are single-sex. Introduces a variety of classroom management strategies and techniques that will foster a positive learning environment in the classrooms.
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.