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Online PD: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) for Today’s Quality PE

Improve Motor Skills and Behavior with Social and Emotional Learning in PE

Target Audience:
This course has been designed for K-5 physical education teachers who want to 1) improve their class and student behavior management abilities, 2) improve teaching methods that directly impact student learning, and 3) enhance students’ abilities to reach their potential by improving their social and emotional skills.

Course Purpose/Objectives:

The course explores and demonstrates practical ways to integrate essential social and emotional skills into everyday physical education lesson activities. Objectives include analyzing the vital importance that social and emotional skills play in providing the foundation for all learning. Discover innovative, practical methods to equip elementary students to take responsibility and be accountable for their actions in ways that result in healthier, more productive learning opportunities for themselves and others.

Understand foundational social & emotional skills and why these skills are critical in supporting all other learning, including physical and health skills.

Learn how to improve the quality and depth of physical education lessons through effective class management – the WHAT and HOW of managing student behavior and learning.

Understand the importance of 3 domains of students learning – think/feel/do – and how the domains align with social and emotional skills to improve motor learning.

Increase abilities to prepare and deliver quality student-centered physical education lessons that include 3 domains of learning and social and emotional skills that work in all elementary school PE programs.

This course will take approximately 5 hours to complete.

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