A forum on wellness, physical education, physical activity, health education, and technology in a global environment. So, in looking at the those children who all had different learning styles, our thinking went to what if” we allowed them to come at a time that was good for each child and not have a set time. Well the PE teacher tells me that the students are still talking about it a year later and want to do another one. The child’s all round development is the main objective of physical Health and Education.
For one specific unit each activity can focus on checking one’s heart rate, calculating calories burned per class, and measuring other health factors that are important to our physical fitness. Exercise increases blood flow all over the body – the brain included – and Charlotte Schools’ kids who have had a break in the mental exercises with some physical ones are more likely to get more learning done in a day than those who simply sit at their desks for six hours.
While turmoil circles the daily lives of teachers in the form of budgets, curriculum changes, accountability and various learning models, they continue to show up in class every day to do what they do best – teach children. The program at DeAnza College is designed to provide opportunities to obtain the benefits of improved physical fitness to people with disabilities, where participation in a regular Physical Education setting would be inadvisable or impossible. It should be noted that the education can be stated either in contact hours or in education units (CEU).
Children also learn the basics of good sportsmanship and that there is much more to sports and physical activities than simply winning or losing. Today, more than ever before, the importance of Physical Education for high school students is critical. The National Physical Therapy Exam (or NPTE) is the measuring stick by which all new physical therapy graduates are measured. This education can lead to children having greater self-awareness and a healthier self-image.
Teachers of physical education are required to have a detailed knowledge of children, the curriculum, educational settings, and teaching and learning approaches. If, while participating in Physical Education lessons, talent is discovered for a particular sports’ code, the student can only benefit. For additional health benefits, adults should increase their moderate-intensity physical activity to 300 minutes per week, or equivalent.