Course : Fundamentals of Secondary Physical Education
- Course Number
- Section Number
- Fall 2021
- Bridwell Hall, 109
- Dr. Stacia Miller
- Days & Times
- Final Exam Day/Time
- Wednesday, December 08, 2021 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Course Objectives/Learning Outcomes
Specific learning objectives for the course derive from the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Standards (EC-Grade 12), the SHAPE Standards for Secondary Physical Education, and the Texas SBEC standards. This course provides teacher candidates and SPLS students with a knowledge base of the environment in which they may teach. Satisfactory completion of the course will document that students have demonstrated the ability to:
Â· Design short and long term plans that are linked to program and instructional goals as well as a variety of student needs (SHAPE 3.a, SBEC IV, V, VI, X; InTASC 7)
Â· Develop appropriate (e.g., measurable, developmentally appropriate, performance based) goals and objectives aligned with local, state, and /or national standards. (SHAPE 3.a; SBEC I, II, IV, V, VI; InTASC 1, 5, 7)
Â· Design content that is aligned with lesson objectives. (SHAPE 3.b; SBEC VI; InTASC 8)
Â· Plan for resources to provide active, fair, and equitable learning experiences. (SHAPE 3.c; SBEC V, VI; InTASC 2, 3, 4 )
Â· Plan progressive and sequential instruction for diverse student needs, adding specific accommodations and/or modifications for student exceptionalities. (SHAPE 3.d; SBEC I, IV, V, VI; InTASC 1, 2, 3)
Â· Demonstrate knowledge of current technology by planning learning experiences that require students to appropriately use technology to meet lesson objectives. (SHAPE 3.e; SBEC IV, VI, VII; InTASC 4)
Â· Demonstrate knowledge of effective demonstrations, explanations, and instructional cues and prompts to link physical activity concepts to appropriate learning experiences. (SHAPE 4.b; SBEC I, VI; InTASC 1)
Â· Demonstrate knowledge of managerial rules, routines, and transitions to create and maintain a safe and effective learning environment. (SHAPE 4.d; SBEC VI)
Â· Design strategies to help students demonstrate responsible personal and social behaviors in a productive learning environment. (SHAPE 4.c; SBEC III; InTASC 1,)
Table 1: Points allocated to each assignment
Co-teaching Practice & Reflection
Homework and Classroom Activities
TK20 and Documents
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