Steven Henkel

Job Titles

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Henkel speaks and writes about creative movement, motor skill development, character development, and developmentally appropriate games for children and youth.

Started at Bethel

1986

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison - B.S. in Physical Education, 1977
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison - M.S. in Physical Education Curriculum and Teaching, 1984
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison - Ph.D. in Physical Education Curriculum and Teaching, 1986

Biography

Professor of Physical Education 1986-present

Bethel University, St. Paul, MN

Teaching Assistant 1981-1986

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Staff Training Coordinator/Assistant Program Director 1982-1984

Camp Whitcomb-Mason, Hartland, WI

Physical Education Teacher and Coach 1978-1981

Meadowview Elementary School (teacher) and Oconomowoc High

School (coach), Oconomowoc, WI

Courses Taught

Curriculum Development in Physical Education

Methods in Teaching Physical Education

Student Teaching Supervision

Creative Expression through Dance

Educational Rhythms

Developmental/Adapted Physical Education

Developmental/Adapted Methods

Developmental/Adapted Practicum

Professional Activities: Individual /Dual

Publications

Henkel, S. (2018). Running life's race: Stories of sports and faith for all seasons, Hastings, MN: GDI Printing.

Henkel, S. (2015). Using triage figuratively to describe effective teaching in physical education. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 87 (1), 8-14.

Henkel, S. (2010). Integrating active games with other subjects. Cottage Grove, MN: MGB Printing.

Henkel, S. (2010). Success for kids in active games. Cottage Grove, MN: MGB Printing.

Henkel, S. (2008, contributing author). Concordia Physical Education Curriculum Guide.

Henkel, S. (2007). Honoring God through sports competition. Journal of Christian Education, 50 (2), 33-43.

Henkel, S. (2002). Creative dramas: Picture the possibilities. Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 13 (6), 23-26.

Henkel, S. (2000, contributing author). Success for all kids. Poem included in Time after Time, International Library of Poetry.

Henkel, S. (1997). Monitoring competition for success. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 68 (2), 21-28.

Henkel, S. (1995). Games for success: Developing children's character through recreational play. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Henkel, S. (1995, contributing author). Everyone's-a-winner games for children's ministries. Loveland, CO: Group Publishing.

Henkel, S. (1991). Teachers conceptualization of pupil control in elementary school physical education. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 62 (1), 52-60.

Henkel, S. (1989). STP: The teacher's edge to pupil control. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 60 (1), 60-64.

Henkel, S., & Earls, N. (1985). The moral judgment of physical education teachers. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 4 (3), 178-189.

Presentations

Henkel, S. (2008, January). Helping teachers to shepherd students without shearing their souls. Presented to teacher educators at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu.

Henkel, S. (2002, August). Shepherding students without shearing their souls. Two-day inservice of 25 teachers at Chapel Hill Academy, Chanhassen, MN.

Invited speaker for 1998 Christian Ministries Convention, Denver, CO.

Henkel, S. (1998, January). Success in games: Cooperative activities for preschoolers.

Henkel, S. (1998, January). Success in games: Developing children's character.

Henkel, S. (1998, January). Success in games: Cooperative activities for elementary

school children.

Henkel, S. (1998, January). Success in games: Providing healthy competition.

Henkel, S. (1997, October). Scatter square dancing. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Christian Schools International, Minneapolis, MN.

Henkel, S. (1997, August). Teacher as shepherd: Helping students become responsible and

self-disciplined. Two-day inservice of 50 teachers at Meadow Creek Christian School, Andover, MN.

Henkel, S. (1996, October). Competing God's way. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Christian Schools International, Minneapolis, MN.

Henkel, S. (1996, June). Developmentally appropriate cooperative games. Inservice of 30 community recreation leaders in Minneapolis, MN.

Henkel, S. (1995, October). Developing children's character through recreational play. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Christian Schools International, Minneapolis, MN.

Henkel, S. (1992, October). Teaching children motor skills. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Christian Schools International, Minneapolis, MN.

Henkel, S. (1991, April). Helping kids be fit. Presented at the annual meeting of the Minnesota Association of Home Educators, Minneapolis, MN.

Henkel, S. (1990, April). Cooperative games: What's all the fuss? Presented at the annual meeting of the Minnesota Association of Home Educators, Minneapolis, MN.

Certificates and Licenses

K-12 Physical Education

5-12 Health Education

Developmental/Adapted Physical Education

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

SHAPE America

MNSHAPE

MNDAPE

Editorial review board for Classroom Management section of

PE Central website

Review Board for Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations

Areas of expertise

Henkel speaks and writes about creative movement, motor skill development, self-esteem, and developmentally appropriate games for children and youth.

Quote

Running life's race until I'm called to the finish line

Website

http://people.bethel.edu/~shenkel/