Kids

The ASU Physical Education Program is pleased to continue our commitment to a Home School Physical Education Program for the 2012‐2013 academic year.

Program Details:

PE Instruction Days:Tuesdays and Thursdays (full schedule enclosed)
PE Class Meeting Time:1:00-1:50 pm
Location:Varsity Gym on ASU Campus (see enclosed map)
Fee:$30 per student for the full academic year (ASU PE T-shirt included in price)
Ages:5-12 years (must turn 5 by Oct. 31, 2014)

Program Structure:

The ASU Home School PE Program is a part of the ASU Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) Program. It is overseen by Dr. Benjamin Sibley. Dr. Sibley is a licensed K‐12 physical education teacher and a professor in the ASU PETE program, and has many years of experience working with children in both academic and recreational settings.

Classes are taught by junior‐level physical education majors in the ASU PETE program in conjunction with a university course in elementary physical education teaching methods. All lesson planning and instruction is supervised by Dr. Sibley. We offer classes at three developmental levels: Cadets (5‐6 years), Juniors (7‐8 years), and Seniors (9+ years). Class placement is based on both age and developmental level.

We use the innovative SPARK physical education curriculum in our PE program. The SPARK curriculum has been shown to improve students’ motor skills, to improve students’ fitness, and to be enjoyable for students in a variety of research studies. For more information on the SPARK curriculum, check out their website at http://www.sparkpe.org.

Visitation:

Parents are welcome to attend class as often as they wish. Free parking is available in the ASU parking deck on Rivers Street. Just see Dr. Sibley after you arrive to get a parking pass.

Registration:

On this web site you will find a registration form, a program schedule, program policies and procedures, and other general information. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Dr. Ben Sibley at 828-262-6300 or email him at sibleyba [at] appstate [dot] edu.