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I don't teach "gym," I teach children. My specialty is physical education. I'm going to take a second and jump up on my soapbox and let you know some of the things that frustrate me when I hear them...
The one curricular area in education that you might not expect to be embracing the current wave of technological “enhancements” for students in today’s classroom is physical education.
The physical educator is to provide maximum physical activity time within the class period, teach skills and activities that transfer into physical activity outside of physical education class, motivate children to be physically active, and take the role of physical activity director for the school.
Maybe there’s a teacher you had that inspired you. Or maybe you’re motivated to be better than anyone who taught you. Either way, there are some important considerations when it comes to considering a career in PE teaching.
Whether they're instructing school kids on gymnastics, physical fitness or basketball, physical education teachers are responsible for helping students develop strength, agility, flexibility and endurance.
Graduating with a bachelor's degree in health and physical education from an accredited college or university is required to become a gym teacher.