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					Sport Education
    Goals of Sport Education
• Three long-term goals
  – Competency in sport
  – Literacy in sport
  – Enthusiasm in sport
• Ten short-term goals during each season
  – Competency objectives #1-4 (Develop techniques, execute
    strategies, participate in games, work effectively)

  – Literacy objectives #5-8 (officiate knowledge, leadership, decision-
    making, planning & administration)

  – Enthusiasm objectives #9-10 (appreciate rituals, play outside of
    schoool)
   Features of Sport Education
• Seasonal format (time to learn)
• Team affiliation (team success = how well roles are played, fair play)
• Formal competition (progressively larger small-sided games, various
   levels of competition

• Record keeping (helps teams track team/individual performance for
   feedback purposes)

• Culminating events (creates class excitement/ team cohesion)
• Festivity and rituals (adds social element, cultural awareness)
               Emphasis of Standards within Sport
                    Education Curriculum
      1. Demonstrates competency in motor skills and                                    Major
         movement patterns needed to perform a variety of
         physical activities.
      2. Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts,                               Major
         principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the
         learning and performance of physical activities.
      3. Participates regularly in physical activity.                                   Major

      4. Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of                             Minor
         physical fitness.

      5. Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior                              Major
         that respects self and others in physical activity
         settings.
      6. Values physical activity for health, enjoyment,                                Major
         challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.
Reference: Moving into the Future: National Standards for Physical Education, 2nd ed. (2004), p. 11
   Differences between Sport
      and Sport Education
         Sport                Sport Education
                          • Participation
• Participation
                             – Everyone plays
  – Most skilled
                          • Game form
    dominate
                             – Developmentally
• Game form                    appropriate/small sided
  – Complex/large sided   • Roles beyond player
                             – Include referee, trainer,
• Role of player               coach, reporter, etc.
  – Emphasis on
    performance
       Philosophy of Model
• Students learn content of sport more
  authentically
• Students learn content of sport more
  completely
• Learning is more relevant, therefore,
  perhaps more lasting
       Assessment Options
• Holistic rubric to analyze game play
• Analytic rubric to analyze individual skill
  performance
• Use alternative assessment forms to
  assess knowledge of rules, strategies
  developed based on scouting reports
• Rubric on fair play
             Teacher Role
• Teachers need to learn how to shift from a
  teacher-centered to a student-centered
  environment.
• Teacher needs to establish strong managerial
  system with rules and routines.
• Teacher then has time to instruct, facilitate,
  and assess student learning more effectively.
         Roles of Student
• Students are increasingly responsible
  for leadership, instruction, assessing,
  and performing.
• Potential student roles
  – Score keeper, captain, coach, sport
    reporter, athletic trainer, dance
    choreographer, referee, timekeeper, judge,
    or sport commissioner
               Benefits
• Student-centered
• Inclusive learning environment
• Affords teacher time to instruct and
  assess
• Authentic learning experiences
  Limitations and Cautions
• Overcoming the inertia to begin
  – Extensive planning
• Class management skills needed
• Teacher content knowledge
  – Students will desire more tactical information
• Start small and build on prior season
  – Build initially in areas of teacher expertise

				
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