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Teaching K-12: Physical Education, Adapted Physical Education

Teaching K-12: Physical Education, Adapted Physical Education

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  1. Teaching K-12:Physical Education, Adapted Physical Education

  2. We’ve all had a teacher, it can’t be that hard! Seeing things from the other side of the

  3. A Teacher’s Life • The perils • Politics of school • Politics of state & country • No Child Left Behind (federal legislation) • Those kids you can’t reach • Administration • Your colleagues • The hours to do it right • The extras

  4. A Teacher’s Life • The joys • The kids – the ones you reach • Their development & successes • Your development & successes • Your colleagues • It really only takes reaching one kid to make it all worthwhile

  5. A Teacher’s Life • Depends on grade level • Elementary PE – 30 min. classes back to back • MS / HS PE – longer but fewer classes • Given that most classes are inclusive • Depends on roles • Teacher / Coach Role Conflict • % of salary to teach • % of salary to coach

  6. Other Responsibilities • Coaching • Athletic Director or Asst. AD • Departmental budget • Purchasing • Fund raising • Club sponsor • Intramural program • After school program

  7. How do I Become a Teacher? • Pass courses –must have a minimum of 2.75 to get into the program • Extensive work (lots of documented hours) with children & youth • Pass exams • CBest • Praxis I and II • Successfully complete student teaching • TSPC – Oregon Teacher Standards & Practices Commission

  8. How much will this cost me? • According to WOU financial aid….. • $13,617.00 / year or….. • $56,000.00 over 4 years • Plus education exam fees • $80 - $120 / test

  9. How do I get a Job? • Must have certificate • Must have at least a BS • Both Health & Physical Education @ WOU • APE – to be a true APE teacher, you really need a MS (Oregon State) • Find a job you want • Searching – do a google search for teaching jobs • http://www.ode.state.or.us/ • http://www.teachoregon.com/ • http://www.teacherjobs.com/ • Go through the application process • Cover letter • Resume • Portfolio

  10. How much will I earn? • Salaries commensurate with level of education & experience • Oregon • $26,800 – $40,600 • Arizona (Phoenix) • $37,800 - $62,700 • Connecticut • Start at $45,000+

  11. Can I teach in another state? • Many states have “reciprocity” • Because they require similar testing procedures • Those that don’t • Can teach for 2-3 years until you pass their state required exams

  12. Physical Education Websites • www.aahperd.org • www.pecentral.com • www.pelinks4u • www.sports-media.org

  13. Current Research • Factors affecting the social experiences of students in elementary physical education classes by Suomi, Collier & Brown, 2003; JTPE • Findings: • Teaching environment complex & dynamic • Interactions between teacher, students, environment & tasks • No guarantee of positive experiences & outcomes • Especially for students with disabilities & students who struggle

  14. Current Research • Suomi, Collier & Brown, 2003 cont • What does this mean for teachers: • Teachers must be more understanding, accepting and respectful of all kids • Teachers must help kids be more understanding, accepting and respectful of all others • Teachers must pay attention to all interactions and help kids take both personal and social responsibility

  15. Current Research • Effects of types of walking activities on actual choices by adolescent female physical education students • Prusak & Darst, 2002; JTPE • Findings: • Adolescent females prefer activities that are more social and game-like in nature, but will chose more competitive activities over exercise / fitness activities

  16. Current Research • Prusak & Darst, 2002 continued • What does this mean for teachers: • Teachers need to move past an authoritative, traditional model to a model that in more in line with the lifetime physical activity model • Create new activities that promotes social interaction

  17. In the News • Obesity turning into major threat for nation’s kids (Seattle Times, Feb. 4, 2004) • Measure 30 fails (any paper in Oregon)

  18. Why become a Teacher? Why not! If you care about kids, their health & their future