Elementary Physical Education

Elementary Physical Education

Elementary Physical Education

Firmly rooted in curriculum and instruction, Elementary Physical Education translates the most current research on learning, motivation, higher-order thinking skills, and social responsibility into easy to understand concepts and instructional strategies for elementary school physical education. The authors have revised, updated, and re-conceptualized the movement approach (skill theme approach) based on findings that have been shown to increase children’s learning and teacher effectiveness. Each content chapter includes sample lesson plans designed to be teaching tools which will help transform the ideas discussed in the book. The content is aligned with the National Standards for Physical Education and NASPE’s guidelines for appropriate practices. It offers many sample tools for assessing childrens' learning and maintaining program accountability. This comprehensive text can be used across several courses including elementary physical education curriculum and instruction, educational gymnastics, educational dance, educational games, and movement foundations courses. It is also the perfect reference tool for field experience courses and student teaching.

Elementary Physical Education

Elementary Physical Education

Elementary Physical Education

Firmly rooted in curriculum and instruction, Elementary Physical Education translates the most current research on learning, motivation, higher-order thinking skills, and social responsibility into easy to understand concepts and instructional strategies for elementary school physical education. The authors have revised, updated, and re-conceptualized the movement approach (skill theme approach) based on findings that have been shown to increase children’s learning and teacher effectiveness. Each content chapter includes sample lesson plans designed to be teaching tools which will help transform the ideas discussed in the book. The content is aligned with the National Standards for Physical Education and NASPE’s guidelines for appropriate practices. It offers many sample tools for assessing childrens' learning and maintaining program accountability. This comprehensive text can be used across several courses including elementary physical education curriculum and instruction, educational gymnastics, educational dance, educational games, and movement foundations courses. It is also the perfect reference tool for field experience courses and student teaching.

Interdisciplinary Elementary Physical Education

Interdisciplinary Elementary Physical Education

Interdisciplinary Elementary Physical Education

The popular Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Physical Educationis back and better than ever. This new edition guides you in integrating the content of language arts, math, science, social studies, and the arts (music, theater arts, and visual arts) with the content of physical education through active learning experiences. This book has the following features: -It provides 24 learning experiences in the five academic areas, 193 additional ideas for developing those learning experiences, and 37 new, ongoing strategies for teaching physical education through cross-curricular methods. -It is revised and expanded, offering you more teaching tools to supplement, support, and enhance your teaching. -It delivers new practical ideas and activities for classroom use, based on current theory and best practices. In part I, you'll learn about the theoretical need for and benefits of interdisciplinary teaching and learning. The authors identify models for planning and implementing interdisciplinary experiences and provide ideas for getting started, building a support network, and assessing learning. In part II, the authors describe sample learning experiences in each of the five academic disciplines and offer ideas for developing additional learning experiences. They also present suggested scope and sequence of concepts for each grade level and describe the concepts and skills that are appropriate for primary- and intermediate-grade students. Interdisciplinary Elementary Physical Educationwill give your students a wealth of knowledge while they're being active. They'll have fun while they conjugate, calculate, investigate, explore, dance--and move across the curriculum.

Teaching Elementary Physical Education

Teaching Elementary Physical Education

Teaching Elementary Physical Education

Teaching Elementary Physical Education: Strategies for the Classroom Teacher gives elementary education teachers the tools and strategies they need to teach physical education using a skills-based approach. Designed for the non-physical education teacher, the book provides a shorter, more focused presentation of how and what to teach in physical education. Introduction to Elementary Physical Education, Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment, Motor Skills to Children, The Daily Physical Education Lesson Plan, Strategies for Instruction, Strategies for Assessing Student Work, Managing a Physical Education Class: Protocols, Rules, and Accountability Systems, Managing Equipment, Space, and Time, Strategies for Managing Behavior During a Physical Education Lesson, Creating a Physically Safe Learning Environment, Strategies for Teaching Locomotor and Nonlocomotor Skills, Strategies for Teaching Manipulative Skills, Strategies for Teaching Games, Strategies for Teaching Rhythmic Movement, Strategies for Promoting Physical Activity and Fitness, Strategies for Complementing Classroom Work. For all readers interested in teaching elementary physical education.

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children, with more than one million copies sold, returns stronger than ever in its 19th edition. Preservice and in-service elementary teachers will learn to deliver quality, effective, and student-friendly physical education by introducing foundational skills, sport skills, and lifetime activities as well as helping children learn to have fun and be responsible in physical activity settings.

Health and Physical Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers

Health and Physical Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers

Health and Physical Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers

"This reference text is based on national standards for health and physical education. It provides elementary school teachers with information they can use to integrate health and PE subjects into their classroom curriculum"--

Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers

Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers

Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers

Provides information on ways to integrate academics with physical activity along with ways physical education teachers can create programs that adhere to the national guidelines and standards.

Physical Education and Health in the Elementary School

Physical Education and Health in the Elementary School

Physical Education and Health in the Elementary School

This book traces the role of physical education and the way in which play can be used as a medium through which educational objectives are achieved. It shows that physical education is not an appendage to the school curriculum but instead an integral part of general education. It stresses new developments in elementary education that offer challenges and opportunities for teachers. It discusses the child as a growing and developing personality and the teacher as the guide who utilizes play as an educational medium to help the child. The second part of the book is concerned with the elementary school health program. A detailed treatment is given to the health education, health services, and healthful school living phases of this important part of the elementary school program. The aim of the authors has been to cover in a factual and condensed manner the practical aspects of what the classroom and physical education teacher must know about school health. - Preface.

Physical Education for Children

Physical Education for Children

Physical Education for Children

This book includes 437 lessons for grades K-5. The activities become more challenging as you progress through the grade levels, and new activities are added at the higher levels. For each level, you'll find units of lesson plans on the following topics: Organization, Fitness, Games and Sports, Rhythmic Activities, Gymnastics, Health, Classroom Activities. --from publisher description.