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Teaching With Technology

  1. 2. <ul><li>Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>&quot;Over the years, state requirements for daily physical education have eroded, and today no states currently have such a requirement (HEALTHY PEOPLE, 1995) </li></ul><ul><li>...just 47% of middle/junior high schools and 26% of high schools require at least 3 years of physical education (Pate, Small et all., 1995).&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>More than a third of young people in grades 9-12 do not regularly engage in vigorous-intensity physical activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Daily participation in high school physical education classes dropped from 42% in 1991 to 32% in 2001 (CDC, 2002). </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>According to a study of national costs attributed to both overweight (BMI 25-29.9) and obesity (BMI greater than 30), medical expenses accounted for 9.1 percent of total U.S. medical expenditures in 1998 and may have reached as high as $78.5 billion ($92.6 billion in 2002 dollars) (Finkelstein, Fiebelkorn, and Wang, 2003). </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately half of these costs were paid by Medicaid and Medicare. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The economic cost of obesity in the United States was about $117 billion in 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>Many people live sedentary lives; in fact, 40% of adults in the United States do not participate in any leisure time physical activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Overweight adolescents have a 70% chance of becoming overweight or obese adults. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>We invest money for our future homes, schooling, and life what about putting money and investments into our health. </li></ul><ul><li>P.E. is the first part to our health care system solving the obesity crisis. </li></ul><ul><li>How can we get students to invest in themselves? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we how students accountable for their effort and work in class? </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Biggest role in proving importance of an educational program </li></ul><ul><li>Source of feedback for the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Instant feedback for the student </li></ul><ul><li>Need many forms of assessment in P.E., the Heart-r.ate monitor is only one way </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Pocket PC (Quizzler)-Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Effort (Heart Rate) </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><li>What else do we assess? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we assess all of these at once? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PE Manager </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 12. <ul><li>Can place knowledge test scores on PE manager report card </li></ul>
  8. 14. <ul><li>Provide authentic assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Provide feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a safe environment </li></ul><ul><li>Promote proper exercise prescription </li></ul><ul><li>Hold students accountable for their effort and work in Physical Education </li></ul>
  9. 15. <ul><li>Technology!! </li></ul>
  10. 16. <ul><li>“ Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” </li></ul><ul><li>Students must be aware that equipment is a privilege (establish guidelines and rules). </li></ul><ul><li>Organization and daily routines must be established </li></ul><ul><li>Standardized pre-lesson routines, this is huge in maximizing student learning. </li></ul>
  11. 17. Intro High School Lesson Design Getting “ Wired” -Tomorrow TriFit testing will start -Monday flag football will start -Reminder: seminar after 2 nd period Walk & Talk Light Jog Dynamic Stretch: Start with knees to chest, finish with high knees Music: Pure Moods Nelly Activity Time Concept Lecture Warm-Up Adventure Games 8/24/05 Set-up : HRM on wall by coaches room 1. Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of activities. 2 . Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, & tactics applied to activities. 3 . Participates regularly in physical activity. 4. Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness. 5. Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity setting. 6. Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction. Dated Printout: Lesson Evidence Activities: William Tell Wizard Sticks Johnny woops Facilities Set-Up: Near bleachers broken; students will sit on floor Unit: HAVE SECRET Debriefing NASPE Standards: 4, 5, & 6 Outreach Strategy: Discuss verbal & non-verbal communication Closure NASPE's National Standards Day
  12. 18. <ul><li>-Projection screen to show HR monitor data during class. Also class rules and concepts during walk/talk. </li></ul><ul><li>-Pocket PC allows for instant download </li></ul><ul><li>-Every student has a watch (WHAT BETTER WAY!) </li></ul>
  13. 20. <ul><li>Technology may aid in motivation. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology also holds student’s accountable for their work in class (YES WORK!) </li></ul><ul><li>Technology can provide students with specific feedback. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology allows for proper assessment and exercise prescription. </li></ul>
  14. 26. <ul><li>With P.E. Manager an Tri-fit every student has their own IEP. </li></ul><ul><li>HR monitors provide students at risk of respiratory and cardiac conditions a safe way to monitor their effort. </li></ul><ul><li>Every student is different, how can we individualize P.E. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>H.R. data allows for individual assessment, requires each student to work to their individual best. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 30. <ul><li>Technology allows for research and concrete data. </li></ul><ul><li>Action Research </li></ul><ul><li>Thesis </li></ul><ul><li>Dissertation </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing what has been studied will help your effectiveness as a teacher. </li></ul>
  16. 31. <ul><li>Playlist.com </li></ul><ul><li>Ipod, Mp3 players </li></ul><ul><li>Sony Sound Forge/Garage Band </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice Over lays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transitions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Music can change the tone or mood set in your environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Management-music on/off starting cues </li></ul>
  17. 32. <ul><li>&quot;As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.&quot; </li></ul>
  18. 33. <ul><li>Challenge the way things are done! </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t back away from change simply because of the challenge. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t wait for others to do it, you must be the one to take the lead. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember Education is forever, after 5 years your teaching materials will be considered outdated what will you do? </li></ul><ul><li>Take your job seriously and professionally and be proud to be part of the most important subject in school. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t lower your expectation, keep the bar high. </li></ul><ul><li>Push the envelope. </li></ul>