Elementary Classroom Teachers As Movement Educators

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-11-04
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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"This fully updated Third Edition includes new or expanded coverage of state standards that impact classroom teachers, wellness policies, gender equity, parental influence on children's activity, the ability of teachers to motivate children and promote physical activity and more. Also included are chapters on special topics such as integrating movement knowledge and practice into the classroom, planning for children with diverse and special needs, and using recess as quality movement time."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Vicki J. Worrell is an associate professor at Emporia State University in Kansas. Gloria Napper-Owen is an associate professor in Physical Education-Teacher Education and chair of the Department of Health, Exercise, and Sports Sciences at the University of New Mexico. Kathy Campbell is currently a faculty associate at Arizona State University. Susan K. Kover is a Professor of Physical Education and Dean of the Graduate School of Wichita State University.

Table of Contents

What Is Physical Education?
Motor Development and Motor Learning for Children
Movement Components and Skills Development
Exercise Concepts and Fitness Education
Planning for Children with Diverse and Special Needs
Physical Education Curriculum
Managing and Teaching the Physical Education Lesson
Curriculum Integration in the Classroom
Motivating Children to Be Physically Active
Sociological Aspects of Children Moving
Creating a Physically Safe Movement Environment
Recess as Quality Movement Time Lesson Plans
Movement Forms: Basic Movement Skills, Basic Game Skills, and Rhythmic Movement Skills, Grades K-2
Movement Form: Cooperative Movement Skills, Grades 3-4
Movement Form: Basic Game Skills (Soccer and Frisbee), Grades 5-6
Movement Form: Fundamental Skills (Classroom Activities), Grades K-2
Activities for Motor Skill Development
Rubrics for Locomotor and Manipulative Skills
Recess Games and Activities
Lesson Plan Resource Materials
Content Included in Each Movement Form
Activity Listings by Grade Level, Movement Form, and Integration Area
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