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Jennifer El-Sherif graduated from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. Before coming to Salem State, Jennifer taught K-12 physical education at various public and private institutions across the country. Her research looks at ways to increase student participation and engagement in K-12 physical education and adult participation in physical activity. In spring 2015 Jennifer will be teaching SMS 177 Introduction to Health and Physical Education; SMS 480 Philosophical Aspects of Physical Education and Sport; SMS 485 Directed Field Experience in Physical Education; and various theory and practice courses through the SMS department.
Physical education reform; increasing participation in physical education.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD)
Massachusetts Teachers Association
Teaching, advising students, oordinator of the activity portion of the FASST program
El-Sherif, J. (In Press) The Value of Fun in Physical Education. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators.
El-Sherif, J. (2014) Student Voice-Student Choice and Participation in Physical Education. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators 27(5) 8-11.
El-Sherif, J. L. (February 2015). Student Centered Approach to Dance and Rhythmic ActivitiesStudent Centered Approach to Dance and Rhythmic Activities. Eastern District SHAPE Conference, Springfield, MA.
El-Sherif, J. L. (February 2013). How PE has Changed and How PE has Stayed the Same. Eastern District Conference, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, MA.
El-Sherif, J. L., & Gallo, A. M. (September 28, 2012). Meeting Students needs in physical education: Balancing what we know and what we should do. Massachusetts State Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Fall Student Summit. Salem State University, Salem, MA.
El-Sherif, J.L. & Nihan, G. (September 28, 2012) Employment interview tips and Practice. Massachusetts State Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Fall Student Summit. Salem State University, Salem, MA.
El-Sherif, J. (March, 2011). Lets Groove: Adding dance to your physical education Curriculum. Massachusetts AHPERD Spring Conference, Springfield College, Springfield, MA.
El-Sherif, J. (November, 2009). The secret to middle school physical education. Maine AHPERD Convention, Rockport, Maine.
Glencross, H., & El-Sherif, J.L. (2013, May 2). Comparing student perceptions of physical education & wellness programs. Undergraduate Research Symposium. Salem State University, Salem, MA.
Hickey K. & El-Sherif, J. (May, 2012). Changing the Image of Physical Education. Undergraduate Research Day, Salem State University, Salem, MA.