Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Movement Experiences for Preschool and Elementary Children (2 cr)
P290 | 6220 | Subramaniam


CLASS MEETING:
One 50 minute period two times per week; 1/2 lecture, 1/2 lab format.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to enhance students understanding of teaching
physical education at the preschool and elementary level using the skills
theme approach.  It will enable students to implement skill themes and
movement concepts in developmentally and instructionally appropriate ways
for young children.  Emphasis is placed on what to teach, and how to teach
in a skill-theme based movement program.  Active participation in the
classroom, gymnasium and a variety of group activities are key ingredients
of this course.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK:
Graham, G., Holt/Hale, S., & Parker, M. (1998).  Children moving: A
reflective approach to teaching physical education (4th ed.).  Mountain
View, CA: Mayfield.

GRADING:
Students will be assessed based on the following components: Written exams
40%, Projects 30%, Teaching 20%, Daily participation 10%.