Exergames Technology in Physical Education By: Casey Dillon
What are Exergames • Video game technology combined with fitness • Mimics and develops skills and motions of real sports. • Provides substantial exercise
Why its needed • Nothing appeals to today's kids more than technology • Increase the appeal of physical activity • Makes classroom more entertaining • Gets kids moving!!!
Technology Needed • Video Projector • Nintendo Wii • Wii Fit Game • Microsoft Excel • Microsoft PowerPoint
Video Projector • Projector will allow entire class to participate simultaneously. • Only one projector needed per class • Best Option: BenQ MX613ST • Price: $650 • More Info: http://www.projectorcentral.com/BenQ%20MX613ST_classroom_projector_review.htm
Nintendo Wii • Quantity: 1 • Price: $150 • More info: http://www.nintendo.com/wii
Wii Fit Game • Quantity: 1wii fit board per student • Price: 19.99 each • More info: http://www.wiifit.com/buy-now/
Microsoft Excel • Microsoft excel will be used to chart students progress. • Will keep class organized, can keep track of high scores, etc. • Already available in Microsoft Office
Microsoft PowerPoint • PowerPoints can be presented to class using video projector. • Already available in Microsoft Office • PowerPoint will provide instruction and demonstration on how to use Wii equipment properly.
Conclusion • Technology is everywhere. The sooner it is brought into physical education the better • Equipment is affordable • Kids will love it!