||Movement Activities for Children
AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:
||credits 3 (hrs lect 1 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 2)
||Students will study movement activities for children in
elementary school within a developmental framework. Special emphasis is
placed on games, gymnastics and dance for children ages five to twelve
years. The course combines theory, practical teaching experiences with
children and critical reflection on these experiences in the context of
children's physical development. This will include the study of free
play and organized physical activities in recreational, educational,
and sport environments.
Same as EDUC 393.
Students with credit in EDUC 203 cannot receive credit in EDUC 393.
- Pangrazi, R. & Gibbons, S. (2015). Dynamic Physical
Education: for Elementary School Children. Toronto: Allyn
- Other various readings will be on reserve in the
library or the website will be listed or emailed to the student.
DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
|Organized Activities Analysis
|Games Group Project Summary
||Upon completion of the course, the student will have
- Knowledge of developmentally appropriate movement
activities for children aged 5 to 12.
- An understanding of the psychomotor, cognitive and
affective characteristics and needs of children, with an emphasis on
- Knowledge and understanding of movement concepts with
emphasis on their application to a variety of movement activities.
- Abilities in observing, assessing, planning, and
delivering aspects of children’s physical activity.
- Knowledge of suitable environments for children to
learn movement activities.
- Intro to class: hand out syllabus
- Foundations of Physical Education
- Growth and Development
- Designing Effective Curriculum
- Effective Teaching Methods
- Assessment of students
- Playground Analysis intro
- Fundamental Motor Skills
- Manipulative and Body Management Skills
- Laban's Movement Analysis/Applications in PE classroom
- Rhythmic Movement
- Evaluations for PE
- Observation of Organized Activities (Sportball)