Physical Education for Fitness and the Future

Course 5242

Physical education teachers make essential contributions to student wellness, fitness, and achievement. As educators, we want to ensure that children and adolescents build skills, knowledge, and a foundation for lifelong health and physical literacy.

Gain practical strategies to enhance standards-based instruction, assessment, and adaptations for students with disabilities. Pathways within the course meet the unique needs of early childhood, elementary, and secondary educators.

Teachers will learn fresh ways to embed social-emotional learning and to advocate for inclusivity. We’ve even included opportunities to focus on your own wellness and movement! This course is teeming with tips to take your PE instruction to the varsity level.

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What you will learn:

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Use provided prompts specific to physical education to describe assumptions and insights of
    practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional
    educational practice.
  • Design lessons that purposefully integrate social-emotional learning and mental health support into physical education practices.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, students, families or the community to promote physical literacy and activity.
  • Implement physical education, adapted physical education, and coaching standards, skills, and outcomes into professional practice.
  • Develop an action plan that challenges the status quo with advocacy for physical education, gender and equity.
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