Saturday, January 28, 2012

Ch 1

 1) Learning Through the Physical
The text book tells us that good P.E. can "both the cognitive and affective development of children"  this means that learning through the physical is important when teaching children. By learning through movement  students not only learn skills but also but important things like, communication self esteem and teamwork. Positively utilizing these methods while making games fun for kids will make will make the students respond better to Physical Activity for the rest of their lives. 

How does Physical Activity Impact Affective Growth? 
Physical activity impacts Affective Growth by helping kids learn self respect and how to respect others through physical activity. Affective Growth is defined  "learning that increases the ability of children to act, interact, and react effectively with other people as well as with themselves" Affective growth  is pretty much the growth of a child self esteem.

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