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Developing the Physical Education Curriculum An Achievement-Based Approach

ISBN-10: 0736041788
ISBN-13: 9780736041782
Edition: 2004
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Book details

List price: $66.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 1/20/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Developing the Physical Education Curriculum: An Achievement-Based Approach presents a breakthrough model that guides physical educators step by step through the process of translating curriculum theory into functional practice. The achievement-based curriculum (ABC) approach is not bound to a particular curriculum theory or philosophy; rather, it provides educators with a systematic decision-making process to help them develop a curriculum that addresses unique and diverse needs. And it allows educators to incorporate national, state, and local content and assessment standards in their curricula.The book takes students through every phase of curriculum design: foundational understanding of design, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Further, it shows students how to document that their curriculum is working-a valuable asset in an era of budget cuts.Other special features of Developing the Physical Education Curriculum: An Achievement-Based Approach include the following:- Opening Scenario, Expected Outcomes, and Making It Work special elements in each chapter to help students understand how to apply the book's content in school settings and in their future work as teachers or administrators- Instruction on implementing the curriculum and sharing it with others- Strategies for planning, implementing, and evaluating a curriculum and establishing credibility for it-Emphasis on student achievement as an indicator of a quality physical education program- Forms and worksheets (completed examples and blanks) that give students a hands-on approach to developing, assessing, and revising a curriculumInPart I, teachers learn the foundation for curriculum development; examine physical education mandates, standards, and curriculum models; and are grounded in the achievement-based curriculum approach.InPart II, teachers delve into the active planning of a curriculum. They explore the philosophy, goals, objectives, and policies of a curriculum; program planning; and how to develop functional assessments.InPart III, teachers learn how to maximize student learning and enhance teacher effectiveness through developing assessment-based teacher templates and student learning formats.InPart IV, teachers learn how to evaluate student progress and program merit and how to use this information to be effective advocates for their physical education programs and their profession.Developing the Physical Education Curriculum: An Achievement-Based Approach presents the complete framework for an accountable curriculum that meets the diverse needs of students and the real-world challenges of physical educators.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Understanding Curriculum Development
Foundation for Curriculum Development
Nature of Curriculum
Contemporary Contexts
Philosophical Perspectives
Summary
Physical Education Mandates and Standards
Education Mandates
Standards-Based Movement
Summary
Physical Education Curriculum Models
Movement Education
Fitness Education
Developmental Education
Activity-Based Education
Humanistic and Social Development
Sport Education
Wilderness Sports and Adventure Education
Conceptually Based Education
Personally Meaningful Education
Eclectic Model
Achievement-Based Curriculum
Summary
The Achievement-Based Physical Education Curriculum
Program Planning
Assessing
Implementation Planning
Teaching
Evaluation
Summary
Planning the Physical Education Curriculum
Establishing the Philosophy, Goals, Objectives, and Policies
Overall School Curriculum
Curriculum Models
Developing the Program Philosophy
Defining Program Goals
Consensus-Building Technique
Policies and Resources
Summary
Program Planning
Delineating Objectives for Each Goal
Establishing Program Goal Emphasis
Calculating Available Instructional Time
Calculating Average Objective Mastery Times
Calculating How Much Content Can Be Included in the Curriculum
Sequencing the Content Across the Curriculum From the Bottom Up Developmentally
Developing Teaching and Learning Maps (TLMs)
Creating a Functional ABC Guide
Summary
Developing Functional Assessments
Assessment Process
Selecting or Developing Assessment Instruments for the Curriculum Objectives
Summary
Implementing the Physical Education Curriculum
Maximizing Learning and Effective Teaching
Maximizing Learning
Effective Teaching
Summary
Learning Experiences
Definition and Structure
Criteria for Selection
Individualization Pattern
Interaction Pattern
Accommodating Special Students
Summary
Planning for Learning and Teaching
Teaching Templates
Student Learning Formats
Summary
Evaluating and Communicating the Physical Education Curriculum
Student Evaluation and Grading
Assessment and Evaluation
Student Evaluation Reports
Creating a Student Evaluation Report
Grading Students
Creating Database Applications
Summary
Program Evaluation
Data-Based Decision Making
Data-Based Program Evaluation
Summary
Professionalism
Individual Professional Responsibilities
Collective Professional Responsibilities
Self-Reflection
Summary
Program Planning Case Study
Program Planning Worksheets
References
Index
About the Authors

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