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Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators - Text

Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators - Text - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0073044767

Cover of Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators - Text 2ND 07 (ISBN 978-0073044767)
ISBN13: 978-0073044767
ISBN10: 0073044768
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No

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Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators - Text - 2ND 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073044767

Susan K. Kovar, Cindy A. Combs and Kathy Campbell

ISBN13: 978-0073044767
ISBN10: 0073044768
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Written specifically for the elementary classroom teacher (not for the physical educator), this practical guide is designed to inform future elementary classroom teachers, as movement educators, about the discipline of physical education and the role they can play in producing physically active and healthy children. The text covers the variety of situations in which elementary classroom teachers may find themselves involved in physical education, from supporting a physical education teacher to managing a physical education program on their own. It provides a strong introduction to fundamental physical education concepts, as well as hundreds of sample activities and lessons.

Table of Contents

1. What Is Physical Education?
2. Motor Development and Motor Learning for Children
3. Movement Components and Skills Development
4. Exercise Concepts and Fitness Education
5. Planning for Children with Diverse and Special Needs
6. Physical Education Curriculum
7. Managing and Teaching the Physical Education Lesson
8. Curriculum Integration in the Classroom
9. Motivating Children to Be Physically Active
10. Sociological Aspects of Children Moving
11. Creating a Physically Safe Movement Environment
12. Recess as Quality Movement Time
Lesson Plans
Unit 1 Movement Forms: Basic Movement Skills, Basic Game Skills, and Rhythmic Movement Skills, Grades K-2
Unit 2 Movement Form: Cooperative Movement Skills, Grades 3-4
Unit 3 Movement Form: Basic Game Skills (Soccer and Frisbee), Grades 5-6
Unit 4 Movement Form: Fundamental Skills (Classroom Activities), Grades K-2
Appendix A Activities for Motor Skill Development
Appendix B Rubrics for Locomotor and Manipulative Skills
Appendix C Recess Games and Activities
Appendix D Lesson Plan Resource Materials
Appendix E Content Included in Each Movement Form
Appendix F Activity Listings by Grade Level, Movement Form, and Integration Area