KIN 340 - Elementary Methods & Activities

Description
Provides prospective teachers with an understanding of contemporary reflective approaches to teaching elementary physical education grades K-5. Curriculum and lesson content will be geared towards meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education (SHAPE America) and teacher education INTASC standards and dispositions. Participants will learn and practice a variety of teaching methods that will be utilized in peer and field teaching experiences: a) planning for quality instruction, b) effective and appropriate instructional practices, c) classroom management, d) evaluation, reflection, and improvement of instruction. Course content will allow students to learn and practice teaching skills. Prerequisites: Admission to teacher education plus KIN 301 for physical education majors or a minor in physical education for non-education majors. In addition, this course is a prerequisite for KIN 341 and it is highly recommended that this is taken prior to KIN 391. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Education majors: Admission to teacher education plus KIN 301 for physical education majors or non-education majors with a minor in physical education.
Credits
3
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
20
Avg. Sections
1