elementary physical education, Oklahoma teachers, teachers' attitudes, teachers' perspectives
Physical education is an academic discipline that has not been given the respect it deserves both in the school setting and among the general public. As a result of the lack of respect physical education has in the educational community, it is one of the first content areas to be eliminated.
Physical educators need to gain support so they can demonstrate to administrators and parents the value of physical education on a student's overall education. Therefore, the purpose of the study was to obtain and better understand Oklahoma elementary classroom teachers' attitudes and perceptions towards elementary physical education, and thus help gain support for elementary physical education.
Original Publication Citation
Barney, D., & Ehrlich, S. (2010). Oklahoma elementary classroom teachers’ attitudes and perspectives of elementary physical education. OAHPERD Journal, XLVI, (2). 18-21.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Barney, David C. and Ehrlich, Sarah, "Oklahoma Elementary Classroom Teachers' Attitudes and Perspectives of Elementary Physical Education" (2010). All Faculty Publications. 1890.
Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
David O. McKay School of Education
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