Physical Education in Elementary School Children
Read the following journal article: West, S. T., & Shores, K. A. (2008). A comparison of four recreation facilitation styles and physical activity outcomes in elementary school children. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 26(2), 115–133. Use the information provided in your course textbook and this journal article to discuss the following:
•What are the four types of recreation facilitation styles defined in the article?
•Which style do you believe best supports the needs of children at this age according to Erikson’s model of development?
•Compare and contrast these to physical education programs offered in your own elementary school when you were at this age.
Write a two- to three-page paper and present it in Microsoft Word document format. Name your file M3_A1_LastName_JournalReview.doc, and submit it to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.
Through the end of the module respond to the submission of one of your classmates, highlighting the pros and cons of the recreation facilitation style identified by the author.
All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
Assignment 1 Grading Criteria
Explained the four recreation facilitation styles.
8Applied the four recreation facilitation styles to Erikson’s developmental model.
8Compared and contrasted these four styles to physical education programs offered in students’ own elementary school when they were at this age.
16Responded to the submission of one of your classmates, highlighting the pros and cons of the recreation facilitation style identified by the author.
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.