Physical education program offered to homeschoolers
FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, February 9, 2010Huntington, Ind.-Huntington University's Department of Physical Education will again offer a physical education program for elementary-aged homeschooled children this spring.
There will be nine sessions during the University's spring semester. Class time is from 1:15 to 2:05 p.m. in the field house of the university's Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation. The dates for the sessions are March 4, 11, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 24; and May 6.
Building on a similar program last fall, the spring curriculum will continue to integrate physical education with other curriculum areas. This service is available to all area homeschooled children in elementary grades, including students from Huntington and surrounding counties. Families who have not previously been involved in the program are asked to come a few minutes early on March 4 to complete the registration forms.
Huntington University students conducting the elementary physical education class are either physical education majors or elementary education majors. Curriculum development and supervision of the classes are provided by Jody Davenport, instructor in physical education.