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Health and Physical Education Advisory
Make sure that your district has a seat at the table as leaders from throughout San Diego County come together to discuss trends, legislation, litigation, best practices and opportunities in health and physical education. Together, we will be tackling big issues, leveraging assets and developing strategies to increase students' health and physical literacy.
Three-Day Physical Literacy Institute
The intended outcome for physical education is to develop students' physical literacy. Join us as we better understand the skills, knowledge, fitness, values and motivation of a physically literate student. Throughout the three days we will identify a systemic approach to pedagogy that challenges some traditional practices. Together, we will identify learning outcomes, create assessment tools and plan instruction to empower students with the confidence, competence and passion they need for a life time of physical activity.
Physical Education Leadership Academy
While many teachers have attended professional learning to provide standards-based, Common Core aligned, high activity physical education, there is still a need to support systemic change in pedagogy. The Physical Education Leadership Academy is designed to support teachers' implementation of best practices, and develop teacher leaders who have the ability to impact colleagues at their site, in their district and throughout San Diego County. Participants who attend all four sessions will be considered for designation as an SDCOE Physical Education Leader for two years. The first date of each session is a two-hour afternoon workshop and the second date is a full day.
- Information and Registration
- Session 3: Perfecting Performance-Based Assessment (Jan. 24 and Feb. 7, 2018)
- Session 4: Student-Centered Learning (April 18 and May 1, 2018)
Health and Physical Education Idea Exchanges
Looking to stay abreast the latest and greatest in our discipline? Join other health and physical educators to share best practices, strategies, lesson plans, assessment tools and more while networking with colleagues from throughout San Diego County. The "Idea Exchange" is an informal opportunity to participate in professional conversations and collaborate to improve students' physical literacy. Individuals and teams are welcome!
Technology to Support 21st-Century Learning in Physical Education
As class sizes increase, it is important that we do our best to maximize opportunities to help every student reach their daily learning objective. Join us as we discuss the technology that is available to help us meet the needs of our students.
Practical Strategies for Performance-Based Assessment in Physical Education
Collecting evidence of what students know and are able to do is critical. Join us as we share and develop practical tools for formative and summative assessment.
Exemplary Physical Education Site Visitations
The SDCOE Exemplary Site Visitations give attendees the opportunity to see the creative ways teachers use best practices. There is a focus on implementing Common Core standards, collecting evidence of student learning, increasing the time students are in MVPA, engaging students with rigorous content, and expanding students’ habits of mind. Throughout the day, attendees will have the opportunity to see three award-winning teachers in action with their students, hear the stories of how they developed their programs, and have a chance to network with fellow teachers.
Elementary Site Visits
Secondary Site Visits
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Contact Paige Metz to network with other Physical Education Teachers and receive our Health and Physical Education Monthly Updates.