Assessment and Grading in Physical Education
- Changing Preservice Teachers' Attitudes About Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education. Byra, Mark // Physical Educator;Early Winter91, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p201
The article offers physical education teachers several suggestions to situations that could potentially arise so that measurement and evaluation are brought back into the focus of their teaching. In a survey of over 250 teachers, approximately 50% of them stated that they use skills tests to...
- The Perceived Relevance of Physical Education. Saffici, Christopher // Physical Educator;Fall99, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p138
Examines the relevance of teaching physical education. Benefits of physical activity; Things that physical education teachers need to consider when trying to connect to all students; Differences in grading between physical education and other subjects in school; Ethical accountability; Conclusion.
- Making High School Grades Meaningful. Guskey, Thomas R. // Phi Delta Kappan;May2006, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p670
The article discusses the grading process in high schools. There are discrepancies resulting from grading policies and practices that allow weighting and unintentional bias, as well as the influence of state accountability assessments. Sources for determining grades include exams, projects,...
- Does a GPA Rise Really Reflect Better Learning? // District Administration;Jul2004, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p14
Focuses on the increase in the grade point average of high school seniors in the United States. Pressure facing teachers and students to produce top-notch results; Effect on math and science scores of high school seniors.
- A Study of School Marks. Eaton, Harold T. // Education;Jun1923, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p620
The article discusses the results of a study about school marks at Central High School in Syracuse, New York for the fall term of 1921. Each teacher submitted a copy of his/her mid-term marks. The school marks were studied by considering the following school issues: percentage of subject...
- Promote student fitness with personalized workout plans. // Curriculum Review;May2004, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p11
Reports on personal workout programs provided to students at Dallas Center-Grimes High School in Des Moines, Iowa. Role of physical education instructors in the programs; Features of the programs; Benefits of the programs for students.
- Dï¿½velopper le goï¿½t de l'activitï¿½ physique et l'enseignement de l'ï¿½ducation physique ï¿½ l'ï¿½cole secondaire : un rendez-vous manquï¿½. Boudreau, Pierre // AVANTE;2004, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p17
Does physical education in high school help students develop an interest in physical activity? Although this seems the main objective of most phys-ed teachers at the secondary level, Canadian statistics clearly indicate that Canadians have not vet developed a love of physical activity. This...
- Perceptions et attentes d'Ã©lÃ¨ves du primaire en regard de l'Ã©valuation en Ã©ducation physique et Ã la santÃ©. Grenier, Johanne; Beaudoin, Charlotte // Canadian Journal of Education;2012, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p165
The purpose of this study is to describe the perceptions and expectations of elementary school students in terms of evaluation in physical education and health. Semi-structured interviews with 30 primary elementary school students revealed that they are aware of the motivational power of the...
- Assessment for learning in biology lessons. Gioka, Olga // Journal of Biological Education;Summer2007, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p113
Assessment for learning is any assessment for which the first priority is the promotion of pupils' learning. The purpose of this current study was to explore the extent to which science teachers use assessment for learning when they teach biology in secondary classes. A year-long study with nine...