PHED 3671 Physical Education in Elementary Schools 3/3/4

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education program and PHED 3670 and College of Education field experience documentation required

This course develops pedagogical skills and knowledge related to teaching physical education to children (K-5). The course develops an understanding of the characteristics and needs of children, developmentally appropriate curriculum content in elementary school physical education and effective teaching skills for elementary school physical education. The course provides observation experiences in both the classroom and gymnasium and requires students to plan, teach and evaluate physical education lessons.