Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    Oct 19, 2020  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog
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PHED 204 - Foundations of Elementary School Physical Education

(R only)

Emphasizes the concepts, theories, and practical application of both activity-based and movement education-based elementary school physical education programs. Material will include movement concepts, locomotor and nonlocomotor activities, manipulative skills, and skill themes. Additional topics will focus on rhythmic activities, low-organized games, educational gymnastics, and other movement experiences for early childhood and elementary school-aged children. Evaluative techniques, teaching strategies, and organizational plans will also be discussed. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in PHED 201 . Three hours each week. Formerly PE 200.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Explain the relationship of movement concepts and skill themes.
  • Develop teaching presentations using the Laban framework.
  • Apply the teaching models to the development of effective lesson plans.
  • Differentiate among different teaching styles.
  • Observe professionals in the field and analyze their styles, content, and effectiveness.
  • Analyze their peers’ teaching presentation for content, age appropriateness, pace of lesson, and application of the movement education principles.
  • Develop and participate in activities such as dance, gymnastics, and educational games.
  • Apply the concepts of learning objectives and working within NASPE’s national standards to the development of his or her lesson plans.

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