9780073018041

Children Moving : A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education with PowerWeb/OLC Bind-in Passcard and Moving into the Future

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073018041

  • ISBN10:

    007301804X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/20/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This comprehensive introduction to teaching physical education to elementary school students is both soundly based in theory and a practical guide. Its skill themes approach trains teachers to help children develop their motor skills with developmentally appropriate activities.

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION AND CONTENT OVERVIEW

1. The Value and Purpose of Physical Education for Children

2. The Skill Theme Approach

3. Skill Themes, Movement Concepts, and the National Standards

4. Physical Fitness and Wellness for Children

5. Reflective Teaching

6. Teaching Children with Special Needs

PART II. TEACHING SKILLS

7. Determining Generic Levels of Skill Proficiency

8. Planning

9. Establishing an Environment for Learning

10. Maintaining Appropriate Behavior

11. Observation Techniques

12. Developing the Content

13. Instructional Approaches

14. Assessing Student Learning

15. Understanding Your Teaching

PART III. MOVEMENT CONCEPTS DEFINED

16. Space Awareness

17. Effort

18. Relationships

PART IV. SKILL THEME DEVELOPMENT

19. Traveling

20. Chasing, Fleeing, and Dodging

21. Jumping and Landing

22. Balancing

23. Transferring Weight and Rolling

24. Kicking and Punting

25. Throwing and Catching

26. Volleying and Dribbling

27. Striking with Rackets and Paddles

28. Striking with Long-Handled Implements

PART V. MOVEMENT CONCEPTS AND SKILL THEMES IN THE CONTENT AREAS

29. The Skill Theme Approach in Dance

30. The Skill Theme Approach in Gymnastics

31. The Skill Theme Approach in Games

32. Integrating the Skill Theme Approach Across the Curriculum

PART VI. THE FUTURE

33. Building Support for Your Program

34. Physical Education for Tomorrows Children

Appendix

Index

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