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    The tides of time are turning, and with it, the way that things are done. We live in a progressive world with many scientific advances, and politically correct lifestyles. Society is changing for the better, and with it, our schools. Today, more than 3.2 million SMART Boards have been integrated in classrooms all around the world; sixteen years ago, SMART Boards did not exist. Science and technology has sprung forward and helped the world create and discover so much, such as cybernetic implants, cloning, and latest research on stem cells. With the face of advancement upon our whole culture, so too, does the face of PE turn its cheek. The days of stereotypical dodgeball in Mr.Smith’s aggressive gym class are over. Dodgeball has been banned due…

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    Dodgeball Speech

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    From dodgeball to airball? Many adults when asked think the newer generations are softer, weaker, and less capable. “By age 13 70% of kids have dropped out of organized sports, and often out of physical activity altogether”says Mary Hasson . A key example of a weaker generation is dodgeball, the game has slowly lost it’s thrill over the years. In the old days they played with hardcore rubber balls, now it’s like throwing cotton balls. The Sherwood Middle School News Team watched an athletic…

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    Teaching Styles

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    The topic I was given was “Teaching Styles”. This topic is very important when teaching a Physical Education class. This Topic is both Student and Teacher Centered. Both Teacher/Student centered can be a direct, indirect, and interactive type of teaching style. It is up to the instructor to decide how he/she can perform these tasks. These teaching styles are used for students who might need any modifications to their teaching because not every student learns the same exact way. Also, you want…

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    The dictionary simply states that diversity or diverse means showing a great deal of variety or very different. A lot of other countries and nations identify the United States as being a “melting pot” or being diverse because of the different cultures here, but how does diversity associates with education? Of course, educators have to have a very diverse way of teaching because students have different learning styles, and yes teachers may have a diverse group of students but let’s look deeper.…

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    The Dodgeball Ban Is dodgeball a game or a discipline? I am against dodgeball because the non cool kids always get hurt and the gym teaches may not see it but the non cool kids are getting bullied. All of the incidents of dodgeball bullying and the most recent incident was at Elkton,Maryland. The school principal wanted to take a vote on keeping it or getting rid of it. Some of the participants in the voted and most of them said that it is inappropriate and it is the opposite of what we…

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    Thump! You are moving left and right, to and fro. Swiftly moving past players you jump with one ball in your hand and a person standing right in front of you. You unleash the ball with sweat trickling down your face and land with exhilaration and joy. What game could possibly give you this much exercise and enjoyment? Well, it is none other than dodgeball, a game where players run to retrieve balls placed in the middle of the gym and then try to get players out by throwing balls at them. Though,…

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    Dodgeball Research Paper

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    other students in our school enjoy it too. If we were able to vote, in physical education, I think that many students would choose to add Dodge ball. The thing about Dodge ball that I think people enjoy is the friendly competition and facing off against their friends to see who wins. I think almost everyone can agree they enjoy a short friendly game of dodgeball. There is more than one reason why some people like dodge ball. One reason may be that the rules are simple, and another…

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    Dodgeball: A famous game played across america but not for long because there are getting rid of the game. We should not ban Dodgeball but modify it so we can keep the fun game around. Dodgeball would help children prepare for the real world. Also it help them gain confidence for themselves. While showing them very important life lessons. In Dodgeball kids need to learn and understand that losing is not always looked down on. Dodgeball would help the children understand that just because if…

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    “ Come on, let's move! “ she importuned, urging me to move. “ But I don’t want to! “ I whined with laziness. “Just come, it’ll only take a little while.“ she pleaded while getting out of the blue foam pit. “ OK, lets go. “ I replied, then we left the pit and started walking to the trampolines. When we arrived, I spotted Alexis and Mia, they were jogging with extreme focus from one side to the other. “ What are you doing ? “ I asked Mia. “ We’re trying to find out who can run to the side…

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    I waited patiently for the reply. They wanted me to be on their dodgeball team for the school. Every since 6th grade I had always been on their team. This year I did not really want to play. I do not really know why I did not play but they were not happy that I did not. Everyday at school when I walked past someone that was on that team they would ask me if I was playing or why I wasn't playing. Every night I would ets texts from everyone asking if I was playing. It was a hard decision to make…

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