Elementary Sports: Games From Around the World

  • PED-906
  • 3  Credits
  • Online
  • 4.76 out of 5 stars
    4.76/5.00

This course is designed to enlighten elementary teachers to the vast world of children's activities. These games, activities and sports are not only enjoyable, but are chosen to be of maximum physical benefit. The course includes background information on various countries represented, including geographic, historic, and cultural information. This course can be integrated into existing teaching materials, creating a cross-curricular approach to physical education instruction. Course assignments encourage participants to integrate specific national standards for physical education. Objectives for each lesson are modeled around standards-based learning, as identified by the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE). Evidence of learning of is tied directly to stated objectives and is assessed via 18 completed lessons applied in the classroom, 3 cross-curriculum lessons, a textbook study guide and a pictorial record of student participants in selected lessons taught.

NOTE: Required textbook must be acquired separately.

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