Interdisciplinary Elementary Physical Education

ISBN-10: 0736072152
ISBN-13: 9780736072151
Edition: 2nd 2009
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Description: This book provides 24 learning experiences in the five academic areas, 193 additional ideas for developing those learning experiences and 37 new, ongoing strategies for teaching physical education through cross-curricular methods. In part I, the  More...

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Book details

List price: $42.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 10/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

This book provides 24 learning experiences in the five academic areas, 193 additional ideas for developing those learning experiences and 37 new, ongoing strategies for teaching physical education through cross-curricular methods. In part I, the reader will learn about the theoretical need for and benefits of interdisciplinary teaching and learning. The authors identify models for planning and implementing interdisciplinary experiences and provide ideas for getting started, building a support network and assessing learning. In part II, the authors describe sample learning experiences in each of the five academic disciplines and offer ideas for developing additional learning experiences. This book will give students a wealth of knowledge while they're being active. They'll have fun while they conjugate, calculate, investigate, explore, dance and move across the curriculum.

Peter Werner, PED,is a retired distinguished professor emeritus from the department of physical education at the University of South Carolina. His area of expertise is physical education for children, including gymnastics, dance, and interdisciplinary learning. Dr. Werner has presented at numerous national conferences for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and for the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. He has presented a session on educational gymnastics at an international conference as well.Dr. Werner served as senior editor for Teaching Elementary Physical Educationand has served in editorial roles for many other physical education publications. He has been recognized numerous times for his contributions to physical education, including receiving the Ada B. Thomas Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award in 2001 from the University of South Carolina, the Margie Hanson Service Award in 2002 from the Council on Physical Education for Children, and the Hall of Fame Joy of Effort Award from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education in 2008. He is a coauthor of Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Physical Education(2009), Seminar in Physical Education(2008), and Geocaching for Schools and Communities(2010), all with Human Kinetics. He has also written hundreds of articles.Dr. Werner and his wife make their home in Black Mountain, North Carolina, where he enjoys whitewater canoeing, running, biking, and hand-crafting brooms.Lori H. Williams, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. She has taught physical education at the elementary, middle school, and college levels. Her 25 years of teaching experience include 14 years in public schools. Gymnastics has always been part of her curriculum. She coauthored Schoolwide Physical Activity(2010) and several articles for refereed publications. Williams has presented at numerous state, regional, and national conferences, many of which included a focus on gymnastics. She has been an active participant in collecting and analyzing assessment data at the state level with the South Carolina Physical Education Assessment Program, and she has been a member of the NASPE Assessment Task Force.Tina J. Hall, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health and human performance at Middle Tennessee State University. She has taught since 1985, spending 18 of those years at the elementary and middle school levels. Her experience in gymnastics includes teaching gymnastics as an integral part of her elementary and middle school physical education curriculum, conducting an afterschool gymnastics club, and teaching educational gymnastics to future physical educators at the college level. Hall has conducted numerous workshops and in-services focusing on gymnastics. She is a coauthor of Schoolwide Physical Activity(2010) and several articles for refereed publications.

Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
Introduction to Interdisciplinary Education
Foundational Beginnings
What Is Interdisciplinary Education?
Benefits
Challenges
Historical Perspectives on Interdisciplinary Programming in Physical Education
Standards-Based Curriculum
National Physical Education Standards
National Dance Standards
National Standards for Beginning Physical Education Teachers
Interdisciplinary Teaching Models
Models for Physical Education
The Connected Model
The Shared Model
The Partnership Model
Summary
Successful Planning and Implementation
Getting Started
Review Curriculum Guides
Select Content
Gather Content Information
Planning the Delivery
Select a Model
Create Lesson Plans and Address Logistics
Assessment of Interdisciplinary Learning
Link Assessment to Learning
Alternative Assessment Strategies
Examples of Assessment Instruments
Developing a Successful Support Network
Administrators
Students
Colleagues
Parents
Summary
Making It Work: Practical Applications
Integrating Physical Education With Language Arts
Scope and Sequence for Language Arts
Primary-Grade Language Arts Skills and Concepts
Intermediate-Grade Language Arts Skills and Concepts
Learning Experiences
The Rumpus Dance
Alphabet Gymnastics
Create-a-Game
Sport Words in Action
A Moving Conversation
Additional Ideas for Developing Learning Experiences
Reading Skills
Writing Skills
Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Skills
World Language Skills
Ongoing Activities
Summary
Integrating Physical Education With Mathematics
Scope and Sequence for Mathematics
Primary-Grade Mathematical Skills and Concepts
Intermediate-Grade Mathematical Skills and Concepts
Learning Experiences
I'm Counting on You
Pete and Repeat
Playing the Field
Measuring Sticks
Additional Ideas for Developing Learning Experiences
Numbers
Measuring and Graphing
Geometry
Patterns and Functions
Probability and Statistics
Logic
Algebra
Ongoing Strategies for the Physical Education Classroom
Summary
Integrating Physical Education With Science
Scope and Sequence for Science
Primary-Grade Science Skills and Concepts
Intermediate-Grade Science Skills and Concepts
Learning Experiences
The Hip Bone Is Connected to the Thigh Bone
The Simple Things in Life
April Showers Bring May Flowers
Rainbow Run
Weather or Not
Additional Ideas for Developing Learning Experiences
Biological and Life Sciences
Earth and Space Sciences
Physical Sciences
Ongoing Strategies for the Physical Education Classroom
Summary
Integrating Physical Education With Social Studies
Scope and Sequence for Social Studies
Primary-Grade Social Studies Skills and Concepts
Intermediate-Grade Social Studies Skills and Concepts
Learning Experiences
Moving Through the Years
The Good Old Days
Have a Good Day
Games From Other Countries
Heave, Hurl, Fling
Hogmanay
Additional Ideas for Developing Learning Experiences
Family, School, and Community
Citizenship
Character Education
Transportation
Jobs
Your State
History
Mapping and Globe Skills
National Identity and Culture
Geography
Ongoing Strategies for the Physical Education Classroom
Summary
Integrating Physical Education With the Arts
Scope and Sequence for Music
Primary-Grade Music Skills and Concepts
Intermediate-Grade Music Skills and Concepts
Scope and Sequence for Theater Arts
Primary-Grade Theater Arts Skills and Concepts
Intermediate-Grade Theater Arts Skills and Concepts
Scope and Sequence for Visual Arts
Primary-Grade Visual Arts Skills and Concepts
Intermediate-Grade Visual Arts Skills and Concepts
Learning Experiences
The Circus Performers
Patterns in Action
Tempo Dance
Lines of Expression
Breaking It Down
Additional Ideas for Developing Learning Experiences
Music
Theater Arts
Visual Arts
Theater Arts and Visual Arts
Ongoing Strategies for the Physical Education Classroom
Summary
Selected Readings
Index
About the Authors

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