Philosophy of physical education by: kim moss pemj 575 spring 2005 philosophy of physical education physical education is the study and practice of the science and the art of human movement physical education gives individual the opportunity to learn to perform efficiently all the motor skills they need for every day living. Physical education betters the body and soul, just as math and science better the mind it is through this principle that physical education should be a part of each and every student’s education physical education creates well-rounded, healthy individuals through a variety of activities and movement. -confucius my personal philosophy of education is most closely related to constructivism, which is a theory based on the thought that learning is student led and teachers are the facilitators of children’s learning within this type of learning students are required to be active thinkers, explainers, interpreters and questioners (woolfolk.
The purpose of physical education is to teach the whole student, not just their body and movement physical education provides the opportunity to teach students about movement, strategies, teamwork, problem solving and health related fitness. My philosophy of teaching physical education includes the content knowledge i want to teach, how i want to handle discipline within the classroom, how i want to assess students in my classroom, how students’ attitudes should be when they come to my class. Physical education must not be simply supervised playtime defining a coherent physical education philosophy, developing a comprehensive program that will meet desired goals, and hiring teachers who “buy into” these ideals are vital to the success of a physical education program.
Physical education makes significant contributions to overall education this is an excerpt from introduction to teaching physical education by jane shimon philosophy of physical education. Philosophy of how they want to teach, physical education could be a much stronger field it is important to me to have a strong core of what i believe about physical education and how i should teach it. In addition, developing a philosophy will help you articulate the meaning of physical education, the purpose and role physical education plays in the overall scheme of education, and the value and worth of learning physical education content (davis 1963b.
Teaching philosophy the purpose of physical education is to teach the whole student, not just their body and movement physical education provides the opportunity to teach students about movement, strategies, teamwork, problem solving and health related fitness. Philosophy of physical education the perspective of this paper is to develop a philosophy on physical education and then explain what kind of job we plan on having later on in life and relate physical education to that. Philosophy of physical education many physical education teachers in the united states follow curriculum content standards and outcomes you may wonder, then, why a physical education philosophy is important if you will be teaching to the standards a personal teaching philosophy helps shape your values and areas of emphasis.
- my physical education philosophy the goal of this paper is to inform others of my reasoning why physical educators are important and why it is my dream to become one there are three main points i would like to discuss: the value of physical education ,being a role model ,and why it is my dream to become one - personal philosophy of. Philosophy of physical education in physical education the student should be the most important aspect physical education should be a student centered course that allows for students to experience a substantial amount of learning and realize as well as experience the benefits of a physically active and healthy lifestyle.