EDU 953 Health Education for 21st Century Learners
Examines the use and function of integrative technology in the middle and high school health and physical education classroom. Explores current trends in educational technology and focuses on the implementation of technology in alignment with the standards set forth by the Best Practices document published by SHAPE America.
This course, designed for middle and high school health and physical education teachers, will provide participants the opportunity to analyze their own classroom environment, identify effective curriculum, and increase the use of proven pedagogy strategies. Participants will create formative and summative assessments, increase their advocacy efforts and professional development practices, and compare and contrast them to the Best Practices document published by SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators). The course will pay special attention to infusing technology into the classroom so that teachers can provide more student-centered health education practices.
PLEASE NOTE: This course is offered only during the summer semester.
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I learned so much regarding health and how to teach it to learners in today's world. Everything was very relevant.J.G.
I can see myself doing more formative assessment strategies and making sure that my health education curriculum is meaningful to all students.R.S.
I really liked the class, and gained a lot of valuable information.A.K.
Completing projects that I can now use in the classroom I found to be the most useful. I now have new lessons that I can use this upcoming school year.R.S.
Applicable resources, readings, and assessments related to my specific contentK.V.
The course was beneficial and provided many new teaching strategies and tools.J.M.
This course helped me gain new insight and strategies to use in the health and physical education classroom.R.S.
The course was amazing. It gave me so many new technology ideas. I have integrated these ideas into my health and phys ed classes.J.S.
This has been a great experience. I got so much valuable information and insights, it definitely has made me very enthusiastic to try new ideas in my classroom.N.C.
I have a lot of resources and tools that I now understand how to use in my classroomK.V.
It was great! I took away a lot of useful information and resources that I can implement in my classroom.L.H.
I learned lots and lots from this course. From learning great technology tools to then also turn around and be able to apply them within my lesson.J.B.
Practical readings I was able to apply to my career right away.C.B.
This course was designed in a way where learning and application was practiced very naturally. More comments were added in the class survey through moodle.K.V.
There was so much to take away from this course. I liked that each week was focused on a different area of teaching (curriculum, assessment, advocacy, etc.). The instructor is excellent and sets the bar high forE.M.