Physical Education atthe High School LevelBy Josh Morning and Adam Knies Technology In Education II
• The following slides contain information that should be used to help teach physical education at the high school level. The websites, videos, etc. have a lot of information on them, and are all free to use.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) • Vision AAHPERD envisions a society in which all individuals enjoy an optimal quality of life through appreciation of and participation in an active and creative, health-promoting lifestyle. Members of AAHPERD and its national, district, and state associations are recognized as dynamic role models in the realization of this desired future. Members and staff are fully committed to accepting responsibility for continued determination of this future.http://www.aahperd.org/
What Does AAHPERD Do?• Mission is to promote and support leadership, research, education, and best practices in the professions that support creative, healthy, and active lifestyles.• National Associations are active with students, and providing guidelines and position papers supporting best practice in the professions served by AAHPERD.
PE4Life • Mission PE4life advocates for improved fitness, social behavior, and learning readiness of children by inspiring, empowering, and educating schools and their community partners to be catalysts for change in advancing quality physical education.http://www.pe4life.org/about-us/
• This short video is a quick glance at the ideas that PE4Life can provide you. http://www.pe4life.org/video.php
The Four Aspects of P.E.• Physical – A student who actively takes part in physical education will develop and maintain a good health and sense of physical fitness.• Mental – P.E. provides an opportunity for the students to learn how their bodies work and why they do the functions they do.• Emotional – Offers opportunities to for self-expression and emotions, which include courage, determination, self confidence, and self control• Social – Chance to develop desirable social traits that are needed in everyday life. This include friendliness, respect, honesty, and sportsmanship
The Importance of P.E.• Developing one’s motor skills – By staying active the kids build motor skills that they can use in everyday life. Also by building these motor skill the kids are staying in shape and feeling good about themselves’.
The Importance of P.E.• Fueling self-confidence – Physical education also help with self- confidence. By being active the body stay in shape and give the kids the self-confidence to do what they want to do with out everyone looking at them.•• Learning right and wrong with food types – The importance of teaching students good types of food helps them to stay activated and to know how to stay fit by eating right.
Importance of P.E.• Friendship – P.E. is also a way that kids can make friend. By making these friend the stress of school goes down because they have more people to talk to about what is going on in school.
Importance of P.E.• Hygiene is everything – Not all class stress on this but it help with make they get in to the habit of making shore they are clean and fresh everyday.• Relieves stress – Physical education can be a method of stress relief from school homework, part-time job, and peer pressures