Teaching Children Physical Education Becoming a Master Teacher

ISBN-10: 0736062106
ISBN-13: 9780736062107
Edition: 3rd 2008
Authors: George Graham
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Book details

List price: $56.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 6/23/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 256
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

George Graham is a Professor of Philosophy and Neuroscience at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Successful Teaching
The Teacher, Not Only the Contents
How Is Children's Physical Education Different?
Analogies of Teaching
Changing and Dynamic
Difficult to Capture in Words
The Challenge of Teaching Children's Physical Education
The Teacher Makes the Difference
Pedagogy Tool Box
Working Definition of "Successful"
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Planning to Maximize Learning
The Need for Planning
Tendencies to Avoid Planning
Personalized Planning
Planning Formats and Components
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Creating a Positive Learning Environment
Teacher Expectancy
Teacher Stereotypes
Creating an Emotionally Safe Environment
Determining Management Protocols for Your Classes
Teaching Behavior Protocols
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Minimizing Off-Task Behavior and Discipline Problems
Strategies for Minimizing Off-Task Behavior
Discipline Problems
Discipline Systems
Characteristics of Effective Discipline Systems
The Discipline Confrontation
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Getting the Lesson Started
Instant Activity
Why Instant Activity?
Communicating the Purpose of the Lesson
Traditional Ways to Start a Lesson
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Instructing and Demonstrating
Instructing
Demonstrating
Checking for Understanding
Students' Use of Time
Definition of Categories
Pinpointing
Play-Teach-Play
CDs and DVDs
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Motivating Children to Practice
Three Keys to Motivating Children
Eight Techniques for Motivating Children
Helping Children Develop Realistic Expectations
Teacher as Cheerleader
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Observing and Analyzing
Child-Centered and Subject-Centered Decisions
Observing Individuals
Techniques for Observing
Four Key Observation Questions
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Developing the Content
Teacher Choices in Developing the Content
Content Development Patterns
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Providing Feedback
Types of Feedback
Who Gets Your Feedback?
Research on Physical Education Teacher Feedback
Summary
Questions for Reflections
References
Building Critical-Thinking Skills
Value for the Children
Convergent Problem Solving
Divergent Problem Solving
Verbal Problem Solving
Effective Questioning and Problem Setting
Should I Use a Direct or an Indirect Approach?
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Building Positive Feelings
Intentional and Ever Present
Techniques and Strategies
Selection of Activities
Competition for Children
Testing
Understanding Feelings
Learned Helplessness
Concluding Thoughts
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Assessing and Reporting Children's Progress
Why Assess?
Grading
New Ways to Assess in Physical Education
What to Assess
How to Assess
Reporting What Has Been Assessed
Informal Assessments
Fitness Testing
Summary
Questions for Reflection
References
Continuing to Develop as a Teacher
Stages of Teaching
Techniques for Continuing to Improve as a Teacher
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teachers
What Type of Teacher Will You Become?
Parting Thoughts
Questions for Reflection
References
Appendix
Index
About the Author
DVD User Instructions

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