Visual/Performing Arts and Physical Education Methods

Course Description

Includes content, methods, and materials for teaching visual and performing arts, physical education, and health in the elementary classroom.

Learning Outcomes

  • Know and understand the content of the visual and performing arts as primary media for communication, inquiry, and insight among elementary students.
  • Candidates will be able to integrate the performing and visual arts into the general elementary curriculum.
  • Candidates will know and understand teaching techniques integrating art, music, movement, and drama in Core Content Areas.
  • Candidates will be able to use Physical Education and Health to enhance and the curriculum of the core content areas of language arts, social studies, mathematics, and science.
  • Candidates will be able to use the curriculum and teaching techniques of physical education and health.


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