Children Moving : A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2009-01-16
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Soundly based in the research literature and theory, this comprehensive introductory text is a practical guide to teaching physical education to the elementary school child. Its skill theme approach guides teachers in the process of assisting children develop their motor skills and physical fitness through developmentally appropriate activities. . .This mandatory package includes the "Movement Analysis Wheel" that can be used by students and teachers to more fully understand the skill theme approach and apply it with children. .

Table of Contents

Introduction And Content Overview
The Value and Purpose of Physical Education for Children
The Skill Theme Approach
Skill Themes, Movement Concepts, and the National Standards
Physical Fitness and Wellness for Children
Reflective Teaching
Teaching Children with Special Needs
Teaching Skills
Determining Generic Levels of Skill Proficiency
Establishing an Environment for Learning
Maintaining Appropriate Behavior
Developing the Content
Observing Student Responses
Instructional Approaches
Assessing Student Learning
Understanding Your Teaching
Movement Concepts Defined
Space Awareness
Skill Theme Development
Chasing, Fleeing, and Dodging
Jumping and Landing
Transferring Weight and Rolling
Kicking and Punting
Throwing and Catching
Volleying and Dribbling
Striking with Rackets and Paddles
Striking with Long-Handled Implements
Movement Concepts And Skill Themes In The Content Areas
The Skill Theme Approach in Dance
The Skill Theme Approach in Gymnastics
The Skill Theme Approach in Games
Integrating the Skill Theme Approach Across the Curriculum
The Future
Building Support for Your Program
Physical Education for Tomorrow's Children
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