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

Children Moving : A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education with PowerWeb/OLC Bind-in Passcard and Moving Into the Future, Sixth Edition - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073018041

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ISBN13: 978-0073018041
ISBN10: 007301804X
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2004
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Children Moving : A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education with PowerWeb/OLC Bind-in Passcard and Moving Into the Future, Sixth Edition - 6TH 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073018041

George M. Graham, Melissa A. Parker and Shirley Ann Holt

ISBN13: 978-0073018041
ISBN10: 007301804X
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 04
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2004
International: No
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.

New to This Edition

  • Features a new chapter (32) that demonstrates how skill themes and movement concepts can be used as part of an integrated curriculum approach.
  • Demonstrates the connection between physical fitness and physical activity, through revisions to Chapter 4. Includes an updated discussion of developmentally appropriate physical fitness for children.
  • Explains the role of the physical educator as part of the multidisciplinary team that addresses children with special needs, and includes an expanded discussion of inclusion.
  • Highlights the role of various types of dance in the elementary curriculum (in Chapter 29), and shows the progression from teacher-designed to child-designed dance.
  • Features the latest information on topics such as new research on the brain that suggests a connection between movement and learning; the use of heart rate monitors and pedometers; and safety and liability issues.
  • Includes updated information based on the guidelines outlined in the Developmentally Appropriate Education publication and the NASPE standards, which are packaged free with new copies of the text.
  • Features an Online Learning Center that offers valuable resources for both instructors and students, including an Instructor's Manual, a book-specific PowerPoint presentation, PowerWeb articles, links to professional organizations, quizzes, and more.

Features

  • A focus on skill themes. The skill themes approach trains teachers to help children develop their motor skills with developmentally appropriate activities as opposed to games and "just for fun" activities.
  • Coverage of basic teaching skills. Part II, "Teaching Skills," covers important topics like planning, organizing, assessing, and evaluating.
  • Emphasis on reflective teaching. The text stresses the need to adjust teaching styles to students' needs
  • Emphasis on standards. The text integrates coverage of the NASPE national standards throughout (and the complete standards are now packaged free with each new copy of the text).
  • Assessment pedagogy. Each chapter ends with a summary and reading comprehension questions. The skill theme chapters feature assessment guides throughout.

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 Tomorrow's Children

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