May 11, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PESH 410 - Health and Physical Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers


Description:
This course provides integration of strategies and activities for incorporating physical education and health into the elementary school setting. Concepts and skills will be introduced for promoting a safe and healthy lifestyle. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer).

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Examine and analyze stages of motor development in children moving.
  • Demonstrate and apply instructional cues, prompts, physical activities and feedback to facilitate the development of basic motor skills, rhythms, and fitness within the elementary classroom.
  • Identify and explain proper risk strategies, safety precautions, supervision, and legal issues relevant to children involved in different settings (i.e., recess, physical activity breaks, gymnasium, playground, field).
  • Identify and explain state and health department safety procedures and creates a classroom environment plan which enhances the physical and emotional health of children in the elementary classroom.
  • Demonstrate basic awareness of sensory needs, appropriate integration, and modifications as needed in basic motor skills and physical fitness.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cultural competence in a comprehensive health education program.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Washington Health and Physical Education state learning standards.
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of the prevention and management of common illnesses, diseases, and personal safety.
  • Demonstrate ability to access resources for adapting curriculum to individual student needs in health and physical education.



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