Catalogue 2014 - 2015

PEHR 163 Games Children Play (Required for Elementary Education Majors)


1 cr.

Course Description

This course is designed for but not limited to elementary education majors. Any student interested in working with children in a play setting may wish to enroll in this course. The course includes learning the dynamics of play and the "affective, cognitive, and motor" skill development of children. Students will also learn how to supervise children at play and integrate academic skills into a play environment. Students will also be introduced to the Massachusetts Comprehensive Health Education Frameworks. All students will be expected to teach a game to their fellow students. This course will include a written exam and students will be graded on participation, their teaching lesson, and a final exam. Elementary Education majors are required to take this course.