Building Support - Primary Health and Physical Education - Lecture Slides, Slides for Educational Psychology. Ambedkar University, Delhi
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Building Support - Primary Health and Physical Education - Lecture Slides, Slides for Educational Psychology. Ambedkar University, Delhi

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These are the lecture slides of Primary Health and Physical Education. Key important points are: Building Support, Variety of Sources, Physical Education, School Board, Community Support, School Administration, Community...
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Chapter 13

Building Support for Your Program

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Chapter 33 Key Points

 Support from a variety of sources is required to develop a program

 Support for physical education is important because it is:  Generally regarded as less important that other

subjects  Expensive to maintain

 Building support requires more than being a successful

teacher. You need to be also a politician, a public relations director and a fundraiser.

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Chapter 33 Key Points Building Support First build a good PE program Principal: Most important support; educate them about your

program  Colleagues: Win them over by helping them understand the

value and quality of your program  Parents: Are particularly helpful in acquiring external funding  School Board: Cultivate positive relationship right from the

start and invite them to your program  Community support can enhance your program  Legislator: May be necessary to contact legislator regarding

how legislation may affect your program.  Students: Children themselves are a source of support when

they talk positively about your program Docsity.com

The Populations Needed to Support Your Program

 School administration (principal)  Colleagues in your school  Parents  School board  Community at large  Legislators  Students

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Ideas for Gaining Support from the Seven Populations

Gaining Support from Your Principal  You and your principal observe a physical education

program in a nearby school  Invite your principal to visit your classes and follow-up the

visit to talk about what he or she saw  Ask your principal to view videotapes of other teachers  Give your principal articles and books that are relevant to

your program

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Ideas for Gaining Support from the Seven Populations (cont) Gaining Support from Other Teachers in Your School  Work on a collaborative project together  Work with a classroom teacher to complete writing

assignments for physical education in the classroom  Find ways to “in-service” classroom teachers about your

program  Invite a teacher to observe his or her class in physical

education class  Make a point to develop rapport with teachers (at lunch,

etc.)

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Ideas for Gaining Support from the Seven Populations (cont)

Gaining Support from Parents

 Attend PTA (PTO) meetings regularly, even if you’re not required to do so

 Talk to parents, and invite them to visit your program  Present a program for parents, involving as many children as

possible, that represents attend your program  Send a “beginning of the school year” letter home, informing

parents about your program, rules, how you can be reached, and so forth

 Develop a monthly or quarterly newsletter for parents  Use bulletin boards to display students’ work and to let

others know about your program Docsity.com

Ideas for Gaining Support from the Seven Populations (cont) Gaining Support from Parents (cont)

 Send “good news” notes about a child’s accomplishments  Use positive phone calls to communicate  Write letters to your students  Hold an “open house” several nights a year  Schedule a parents’ work night  Organize a family run  Schedule a speaker for parents only  Invite parents with special skills to share them with your

physical education classes (i.e. karate expert, step-aerobics instructor)

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