Physical Education for Learning A Guide for Secondary Schools

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-04-04
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Packed full of theoretical and practical features, this textbook is essential reading for those studying Physical Education at secondary level.

Author Biography

Richard Bailey is a writer and theorist on education and sport. A former teacher in both Primary and Secondary Schools and a teacher trainer, he is now Professor of Sport and Education at the University of Birmingham. He has written more than 100 publications, including books, academic and professional articles and journalism.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
The Editorp. xiii
The Contributorsp. xiv
List of Abbreviations and Acronymsp. xx
Thinking about Physical Education
Becoming a Teacherp. 3
The Practice of Physical Education and the Social Construction of Aimsp. 15
Health-related Physical Educationp. 26
Career-long Professional Learning for the Professional Physical Education Teacherp. 37
Teaching as Professional Inquiryp. 54
Teaching for Learning
Planning for Learningp. 67
Teaching Approachesp. 93
Assessment for Learningp. 104
Models of Pedagogyp. 118
Using ICT to Enhance Learning in Physical Educationp. 129
Teaching for Examinationp. 145
Working with Partnersp. 158
Health and Safety for Learningp. 172
Learners and Learning
Theories of Learningp. 187
Inclusive Teaching and Learningp. 197
Supporting Talented Students in Physical Educationp. 208
Listening to Pupils' Voicesp. 228
Useful Resourcesp. 239
An Educational Timeline and Autobiographyp. 241
Collage Workp. 243
Guided Peer Reviews of Teachingp. 245
Community Mappingp. 246
Student Shadowp. 247
A Teaching Portfolio Assignment: Documented Evidence Portfoliop. 248
Real-world Case Studiesp. 249
Indexp. 255
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