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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 edition

Children Moving :  A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education with PowerWeb/OLC Bind-in Passcard and Moving Into the Future, Sixth Edition (ISBN10: 007301804X; ISBN13: 9780073018041)
ISBN13: 978-0073018041
ISBN10: 007301804X

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.
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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.
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Edition/Copyright: 6TH 04
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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