Multiple Subject SPARK Workshop

SPARK Workshop - Fall 2014

Date: Friday, December 12, 2014
Time: 9am - 4pm

Important Note: SPARK Manual

The SPARK class is in lieu of a 3 unit course on Physical Education and Health. Although this comes as a significant savings to you, please be aware that there is a cost incurred for the SPARK manual- which includes over a year's worth of curriculum, lesson plans and services/support from SPARK. You must come to class with a manual in order to receive credit for the class. Please plan accordingly for the text (approximately $200.00).Please purchase the text in advance of the course.

  • You must purchase the text, SPARK manual for Grades 3-6, from the bookstore; you will not be allowed to take this course without the manual.
  • You will need to ask for the SPARK manual at the textbook information counter on the 2nd floor of the bookstore.

Sign-up Form

Sign up for the workshop online

About the Workshop

SPARK workshops are structured to provide each participant with a practical, working knowledge of the SPARK curricula, as well as the skills and the instructional techniques needed for the successful implementation.

The PE requirement for Multiple Subjects candidates can be met by taking a course: KINS 172 or by completing the SPARK Elementary PE Workshop. Completion of the workshop fulfills the Multiple Subjects Credential PE requirement. However, it is not a course and will NOT be placed on your transcripts. Teaching Credentials will provide the names of students to the credential office upon successful completion of the workshop.

Only online sign-ups will be accepted. Enrollment is on a first come first served basis. You MUST be attend the entire one-day workshop and bring the following in order to attend obtain credit for the class:

  • SPARK manual, grades 3-6
  • Be prepared to participate in physical activity
  • Sneakers, gym shoes, loose clothing/gym wear is a must
  • Snacks and bottled water

Each workshop will be capped at ONLY 25 participants.

Workshop Goals

  • Improve physical education content offerings and instructional methodology of teachers
  • Motivate teachers to embrace new ideas and apply those ideas to their teaching
  • Increase physical activity opportunities on campus throughout the school day (before school, during lunch, after school) for all students
  • Modify the school environment to make it more conductive to physical activity promotion and facilitate lasting change

Current Workshop Schedule

Date Online Sign-up Room
Friday, December 12, 2014 Sign up now for this workshop YSM 187

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact the Teaching Credentials Office.