2013 Special Institute Events
In addition to the institute workshops and sessions there are several special events that are held before and during the institute.
These events require institute registration and either Saturday or Sunday check-in with additional housing fees.
Archery Certificationoffered by Karen Holson, Virginia NASP State Coordinator 804-367-6355 offered Sunday, July 14th beginning at 10:00 am. This 8 hour course will cover safe range setup, archery instruction and coaching techniques for archery program implementation. Two teachers attending from the same school can be eligible for an assigned equipment set. Come dressed to participate. Enrollment is limited. The archery class has reached enrollment capacity. Registration for the archery class is now closed.
The Bicycle Education Certification Course for Teacherswill be offered beginning on Sunday, July 14th at 10:00 am. This 12-hour specialty workshop covers types of bikes, gears and shifting basics, basic bike maintenance, curriculum ideas, coalition building, fund raising tips, and more. This course requires participants to bring their own bicycles. If you have questions about the course, please contact either Vicki Miller at (804) 938-4330 or email@example.com. Enrollment is limited and you must bring a working bicycle and helmet.
Curriculum and Administrative Guide for Driver Educationin Virginia train-the-trainer workshop for lead teachers and program supervisors will be offered Sunday, July 14th beginning at 1 pm.
“Fishing in Schools” Teacher Training Certificationwill be offered beginning on Sunday, July 14th at 10:00 am. This 8 hour training will cover both the “Cast A Fly, Catch A Student” Curriculum using fly rods and the “Cast A Lure, Catch A Student” Curriculum using spinning rods. The training will cover the all-inclusive programs from equipment, knots, casting, fishing, conservation and more. There will also be an opportunity to get on the water, apply the skills you learned and catch some fish the following morning! Your school may be eligible for a complete NFSP Curriculum Kit via limited grants. If you have questions about the course, or grant funding please contact Katie Cole at (970)708-9373, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Enrollment is limited. To learn more about the program visit www.fishinginschools.org.
The Link between Movement to Learning:physical activity boosts brain function. This workshop focuses on enhancing student learning in reading, math and other subjects through fun, engaging physical activities and dance. Please join us on Sunday, July 14th beginning at 10am and continuing on Monday morning to experience how to put learning into action, and take home tools to share with your administrators and classroom teachers.
These courses require contacting the course instructor, additional registration & costs.
Physiological Importance of Physical Education
KIN 680, section 6202, 3 credits
Dr. Judith A. Flohr, James Madison University
This course is designed to allow teachers to explore and understand the role that physical education plays in their students’ physiological health. The physiological changes that occur during acute bouts of exercise and chronic physical training will be addressed. In addition, the course will highlight the importance of how various conditions (e.g. obesity, asthma and diabetes) should be considered in curriculum and class design.
If interested email Dr. Flohr at email@example.com, by June 19, 2013 to reserve your spot and receive registration instructions. Enrollment is limited and pre-registration for the course and institute is required. The course will begin on Sunday, July 14th at 10:00 am and meet at various times throughout the institute. The course cost for in-state is $1302 and out-of-state is $3324.
Technology in Health and Physical Education
KIN 511, 3 credits
Dr. Susan Nye, James Madison University
This class is designed to provide teachers with the skills and knowledge to integrate technology into developmentally appropriate physical education and health lessons. The class will identify the theories, principles, and strategies for the integration of technology into physical education and health practice. Students will learn and practice with several technology resources (i.e. pedometers, HRMs, IPod touch, Digital Cameras, and Microsoft PowerPoint and Publisher).
If interested email Dr. Nye at firstname.lastname@example.org, by June 19, 2013 to reserve your spot and to receive registration instructions. Enrollment is limited and pre-registration for the course and institute is required. The course will begin on Sunday, July 14th at 10:00 am and meet at various times throughout the institute. The course cost for in-state is $1302 and out-of-state is $3324.