Fit 4 Life: Teaching Fitness, Part II
Last time we talked fitness in education, we focused on how to teach movement – from coaching cues to proper scaling options. Today, we’re tackling student engagement. As any teacher knows, the biggest hurdle in education is getting students to buy into what they are learning in class. This can be especially difficult when it comes to physical education. Sweating during the school day can be a tough sell for many students, even the most active ones. It’s on us as PE teachers, then, to try and find ways to draw our kids in – to motivate them into wanting to be healthier, fitter versions of themselves. How can we do this? Let’s take a look at just a couple of the ways we try to enhance engagement in our own fitness curriculums here at PLT4M.
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