Methods of Teaching Health & Physical Education

ELED 359
Elementary Education
General Teaching Methods

This course covers scope and sequence, methods, materials, equipment and skills needed to teach health education and physical education in the elementary schools. Competencies in personal health, mental health, growth and development, chemical and substance use and abuse, nutrition and safety are required. Cooperative learning skills for team sports, individual and life-long physical activities are stressed. Students are made aware of the legal liability incurred when teaching physical education.