Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators

Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators is a peer-reviewed journal providing practical, hands-on information to physical educators and coaches. Since it was founded in 1987, it is printed bimonthly by American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance.Subjects for Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators include: Physical Education and Athletics; Education.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 7, September-October

Academic Service Learning in PETE: Service for the Community in the 21st Century
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Academic Service Learning (ASL) is a non-traditional experiential learning model where students gain experience through community involvement and reflection (Stacey, Rice, & Langer, 1997), and ultimately are able to link...
Enhancing General Physical Educators' Teacher Efficacy When Working with All Students
Since the Public Law 94-142 was enacted in 1975, there has been a push for inclusive classes where students with disabilities are educated along with their peers without disabilities in the least restrictive environment (LRE). The general physical...
Identifying Diverse Means for Assessing Physical Activity
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Physical inactivity is of concern for the majority of age groups within the United States (United States Department of Health and Human Services [USDHHS], 2001; 2008). Limited engagement in physical activity (PA) has been...
Let's Move in School Aims to Build off Olympic Momentum: Over 7,000 Schools Nationwide Are Currently Enrolled in Let's Move in School with the Goal of Providing a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program with Quality Physical Education as the Foundation
Editor's note: In every issue of Strategies we have been showing you examples of how physical education teachers, principals, and administrators have been coming together through the Let's Move in School initiative to increase physical activity in...
Preparing PETE Students for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] By the year 2030, it is predicted that culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) learners will comprise approximately half of the public school population in the United States (National Center for Education Statistics, 2011)....
Quality Assurance in Physical Education
In an economic and political climate marked by the continued reduction of physical education programs, we believe that advocacy is now a professional responsibility that all physical educators have a duty to perform. Despite support from the Centers...
Rubrics: A Good Solution for Assessment
Historically speaking, physical education assessment has been very subjective. Effort, participation, dressing out, and sportsmanship are just a few of the main categories that physical educators have used to determine a grade for students. The main...
Strategies for Teaching Healthy Behavior Conceptual Knowledge
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] By definition, conceptual knowledge is rich in relationships and understanding the kind of knowledge that may be transferred between situations. Conceptual knowledge cannot be learned by memorization; it must be learned by...
Strategies to Reduce Negative Socialization in the First Years of Teaching
Transitioning into a new role can be difficult in any walk of life, and this is no different for physical educators entering a new teaching environment. In a new setting, a physical educator may go through a socialization process where beliefs, attitudes,...