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ERIC Number: EJ979322
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
Teaching Physical Education in International Schools
Erickson, David LeRoy; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v83 n2 p30-34 Feb 2012
This article explores the opportunity of teaching physical education at international schools. Common challenges (e.g., communication differences, adapting to the host culture, teaching individuals from various cultural backgrounds) and positive aspects (e.g., smart and engaged students, a positive learning environment for teachers, great environment for promoting multiculturalism) of teaching at international schools are presented. Finally, the authors make recommendations for physical education teacher education and for searching for an overseas teaching job.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191. Tel: 800-213-7193; Fax: 703-476-9527; e-mail: info@aahperd.org; Web site: http://www.aahperd.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China