Name/Title: Is This a Good Game or Activity Evaluation Tool

Purpose of Event: The purpose of this evaluation tool is to examine whether games or activities are appropriate for learners and adhere to the NASPE Appropriate Practices Guidelines.

Suggested Grade Level: All

Materials Needed: Is This a Good Activity or Not Rating Sheet

Description of Idea

The teacher assessment tool is recommended to be used by teachers to rate games and activities on a 4-point scale with respect to how appropriate they are for learners. In addition, the criteria being assessed follow recommendations set forth by the NASPE Appropriate Practices Guidelines. Specifically, the criteria assessed include components such as maximal practice opportunities, safety, skill development,high rates of success, student choice, enjoyment, and a high quality of appropriate practice.

Is This a Good Activity or Not Rating Sheet (PDF)


Submitted by Scott Ronspies who teaches at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 10/3/2012.
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