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Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators

Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0073376462

Cover of Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators 3RD 09 (ISBN 978-0073376462)
ISBN13: 978-0073376462
ISBN10: 0073376469
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $108.50

Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators - 3RD 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073376462

Susan Kovar

ISBN13: 978-0073376462
ISBN10: 0073376469
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educatorsis a practical guide written specifically for the elementary classroom teacher (not for the physical educator). It 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 with respect to the physical education time of their students, 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