Maegan Akers, Physical Education
Phone: (423) 348-1200
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with emphasis on Physical Education K-12.
Mrs. Maegan Akers
I am Mrs. Akers and I teach Physical Education to the students of Fall Branch School in the Washington County Public School System. I graduated from Milligan College with my Bachelors of Science degree with an emphasis in physical education. I have been at Fall Branch School for nine years and love the educational atmosphere here with our students and faculty.
Concepts and Skills:
Kindergarten, First, and Second Grades:
Abilities in activities, arm preparation, blancing, body shape, breathing rate, catching, circling, climbing, exercising, flexibilities, galloping, playing games, rules of games, headstands, hopping, jogging, jump roping, kicking and striking an object, learning to be a good sport, throwing, lunging, passing, riding, running, keeping score, skipping, stretching, and turn taking.
Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grades:
Stretching, using athletic equipment, balancing, baseball, basketball, learning to bat and catch, body control, competition, conditioning, curl ups, defensive strategy, running distances, endurance, fitness levels, foot dribble, football, gymnastics, hand dribbling, hockey, heart rate, locomotor skills, motor skills, movement control, movement patterns, strength and endurance, net and invasion games, nonlocomotor skills, object control, offensive strategy, personal space, procedures, learning about different injuries and how to avoid, learning about professional sports, proper nutrition, pull ups, pulse rate, push ups and excercise, rackets/tennis, self expression, sideline, soccer, softball, sport etiquette, sportsmanship, track, training, traveling patterns, and warm ups.
Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grades:
Advanced movement skills, aerobics, calisthenics, cardiorespiratory endurance, dual sports, emotional health, eye hand coordination, fitness goals, game plans, inclusive behaviors, intramural sports, exercise, heart rate, body mass index, manual dexterity, mental health, types of sports injuries, range of motion resistance training, self image, volleyball, spiking, serving, teams, and fitness goals.