This study aimed to identify the level of life skills development using the modern teaching strategies for physical education of the basic stage students from the teachers’ perspectives. The study relied on a descriptive approach. The questionnaire was used to collect data and the sample consisted of 243 physical education teachers for the basic stage in Irbid Governorate Schools. The results showed that the level of life skills development using the modern teaching strategies of physical education in the students of the basic stage in Irbid from the teachers’ perspectives reached a high level. The most prominent skills were health and physical skills. The results indicated that there are statistically significant differences in the level of life skills development using the modern teaching strategies in physical education among the students due to the gender variables in the domains of connection and communication skills, social and teamwork skills, discovery and thinking skills and fields as a whole in favor of males. The results revealed that there was a statistical significance attributed to the years of experience variable for the field of communication skills, and social skills for the benefit of the category of more than 10 years, and the fields as a whole for the benefit of experience less than 6 years. The results revealed that there were no statistically significant differences in the life skills development level using modern teaching strategies for physical education in students in all fields and in the total score due to the variable of scientific qualification. The researcher recommends the need to work on the use of modern teaching strategies in the teaching of physical education as a method of collaborative learning and problem-solving method and the method of exchange, and the need to focus on the development of life skills of students because of its importance in promoting academic achievement and non-academic.
Al-Jarrah, Yousef Mohammad
"Development of Life Skills Using Modern Teaching Strategies for Physical Education among Students of the Basic Stage in Irbid Governoratefrom the Teachers’ Perspectives,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 11
, Article 10.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol11/iss30/10