physical education, middle school, positive environment, positive atmosphere, teaching-learning process
The aim of this scholarly work was to identify the components that have a direct impact on the positive atmosphere surrounding the teaching-learning process in middle school physical education. As students are the main focus for instruction, the physical education teacher has the primary responsibility for crafting and preserving the best environment to encourage successful participation for middle school learners. The findings of this work indicate that there are jive major teacher-controlled factors that have been identified, with ten sub-sets of those areas that play a key role in the teaching and learning of physical education in Oklahoma.
Original Publication Citation
Barney, D., & Christenson, R. (2012). Creating and maintaining a positive environment in middle school physical education. Some help with identifying how it can be achieved. OAHPERD Journal, 49, (1), 57-76.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Barney, David C. and Christenson, Robert S., "Creating and Maintaining a Positive Environment for Students in Middle School Physical Education" (2012). All Faculty Publications. 1888.
Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
David O. McKay School of Education
© 2012 OAHPERD
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