Friday, April 26, 2013: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Convention Center: 203A
NASPE/Research/Curriculum and Instruction
|Presider:||Mike Metzler, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA|
|Speakers:||Mike Metzler, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA; Thomas McKenzie, San Diego State University, Emeritus, San Diego, CA; Hans van der Mars, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ; and Shannon Williams, Georgia State University, Decatur, GA|
This session will present a new curriculum model called Health Optimizing Physical Education (HOPE), which is based on a comprehensive school physical activity program. The session includes: the need for HOPE, theoretical foundation, teaching/learning strands, teacher knowledge, and a description of a pilot HOPE program in Georgia. The intended audiences are P-12 teachers, teacher educators, and students. Attendees will be introduced to HOPE and learn strategies for implementing HOPE in schools and PETE programs.