Elden Classroom Reflection

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Mount Elden Middle School is located towards the east part of Flagstaff, Arizona just off 4th street. The population of students is diverse both socioeconomically as well as racially. The student body mainly consists of Hispanic, Native American and Caucasian students. In physical education little, to no homework is assigned because of the fact that students are graded and evaluated on their physical performance in tasks, which we are unable to see when they are away from school. Students were required to complete an activity log through out the semester. This log was to help facilitate students understanding of tracking how often they exercised, what kind of exercise they participated in as well as tracking and understanding the importance …show more content…
With this assignment I was able to get a glimpse of parent involvement in each students education. Some students did not have a signature, some had parents who were truthful and acknowledged that their student did not complete those activities and others signed and even left comments ensuring that their student was very active through out the week outside of school. I feel that parental involvement is crucial for student’s success and as a future teacher is a goal of mine to increase as I continue my career as an educator. At Mount Elden Middle School many students are involved in a leadership program called Alpine Leadership …show more content…
As physical educators we must take this into account when planning our lessons. We also must know that some of our students may have not been exposed to physical education in the past. This means that we will have to break down skills and concepts for traditional sports and other concepts that we are teaching in our classes. In middle school some of our students will start to show interest in organized sports. Taking these interests into account I feel that it is still relevant to teach traditional sports such as basketball. I feel that even though traditional sports can have negative affects for some students, I feel that because these sports are so prevalent in today’s society it is important that they be introduced in physical

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