Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children

ISBN-10: 0805379088
ISBN-13: 9780805379082
Edition: 15th 2007 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $139.87
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.290
Language: English

This text guides prospective teachers through step-by-step techniques for teaching physical education. It offers a combination of theoretical framework and hands-on activities, with information on contemporary trends, research and fitness technology as well as management techniques.

Preface
Instruction and Program Implementation
Understanding the Need for Physical Education
Elementary School Physical Education
What Is Physical Education?
The Evolution of Elementary School Physical Education
The Current Status of Physical Education in the United States
The Need for Physical Education Programs
The Content of Physical Education
NASPE Content Standards for Physical Education
Essential Components of a Quality Physical Education Program
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Teaching Children in the Physical Education Environment
The Growing Child
Teaching Specialized Motor Skills
Guidelines for Exercising Children Safely
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
The Instructional Process
Preparing a Quality Lesson
Choose from a Variety of Teaching Styles
Optimize Skill Learning
Integrate Mechanical Principles into Instruction
Consider the Learning Environment
Choose an Instructional Formation
Design a Lesson Plan Format
Reflective Teaching
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Curriculum Development
Designing a Quality Curriculum
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Improving Instructional Effectiveness
Characteristics of a Quality Lesson
Incorporate Essential Elements of Instruction
Provide Instructional Feedback
Consider the Personal Needs of Students
Employ Effective Communication Skills
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Management and Discipline
Effective Management and Discipline: A Coordinated Approach
Use Proper Teaching Behaviors
Define Class Procedures, Rules, and Consequences
Incorporate Efficient Management Skills
Teach Acceptable Student Behavior
Teacher-Directed Conflict Resolution
Use Behavior Management to Increase Acceptable Behavior
Decrease Unacceptable Behavior with Discipline
Use Criticism Sparingly
Make Punishment a Last Resort
Expulsion: Legal Considerations
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Children with Disabilities
Least Restrictive Environment
Screening and Assessment
Developing an Individualized Education Program
A Systematic Approach to Successful Mainstreaming
Posture
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Program Implementation
Evaluation
Assessment and Evaluation
Assessment of Student Performance
Assessing Student Outcomes
Grading
Evaluating Institutional Outcomes
Evaluating Instructional Effectiveness
Evaluating Your Program
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Legal Liability, Supervision, and Safety
Torts
Negligence and Liability
Types of Negligence
Common Defenses Against Negligence
Areas of Responsibility
Equipment and Facilities
The Sports Program
Safety
Personal Protection: Minimizing the Effects of a Lawsuit
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Facilities, Equipment, and Supplies
Outdoor Facilities
Safety on the Playground
Outdoor Apparatus and Equipment
Indoor Facilities
Equipment and Supplies
Purchasing Policies
Indoor Equipment
Equipment and Supplies for Physical Education
Storage Plans
Care, Repair, and Marking
Constructing Equipment and Supplies
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Integrating Academic Concepts
Integrating Academic Concepts into Physical Education
Why Integrate Academic Concepts?
Types of Integration
How to Integrate Academic Content
Academic Integration Activities
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Teaching the Objectives of Physical Education
Personal Health Skills
Promoting and Monitoring Physical Activity
Physical Activity for Children
The Physical Activity Pyramid
Using Pedometers to Monitor Physical Activity
Walking: The "Real" Lifetime Activity
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Physical Fitness
Definitions of Physical Fitness
Are Today's Children Fit?
Fitness Testing Issues
Create Positive Attitudes Toward Fitness
Develop an Understanding of Physical Fitness Principles
Avoid Harmful Practices and Exercises
Implement a Yearlong Fitness Plan
Implementing Fitness Routines
Fitness Activities for Developmental Level I
Fitness Activities for Developmental Levels II and III
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Active and Healthy Schools
Components of an Active and Health School
Getting Started
Reflection and Review Questions
For More Information
Motor Skills
Movement Concepts and Themes
Classification of Human Movement Concepts
Teaching Movement Skills and Concepts
Movement Skills and Concepts Lesson Plans
Teaching Movement Themes
For More Information
Fundamental Motor Skills and Introductory Activities
Fundamental Skills
Locomotor Skills
Nonlocomotor Skills
Introductory Activities
Games and Miscellaneous Activities
For More Information
Manipulative Skills
Manipulative Skills
Manipulative Skill Activities
Activities with Balloons and Beach Balls
Activities with Beanbags
Activities with Balls
Juggling
Activities with Scoops and Balls
Bowling Activities
Activities with Wands
Activities with Hoops
Activities with Jump Ropes
Pre-Rope Jumping Skills
Long-Rope Jumping
Double Dutch (Two-Rope) Jumping
Individual Rope Jumping
Footbag Activities
Rhythmic Gymnastics
For More Information
Body Management Skills
Safe and Effective Use of Apparatus
Activities with Climbing Ropes
Activities on Balance Beams
Activities on Benches
Activities with Jumping Boxes
Activities with Individual Mats
Activities with Magic Ropes
Activities with Partner Tug-of-War Ropes
Activities with Gym Scooters
For More Information
Specialized Motor Skills
Rhythmic Movement Skills
Implementing the Rhythmic Movement Program
Creative Rhythms
Folk Dances
Progression of Folk Dances
Developmental Level I Dances
Developmental Level II Dances
Developmental Level III Dances
Introductory Square Dance
Culminating Events for the Rhythms Unit
For More Information
Gymnastic Skills
Progression and Developmental Level Placement
Instructional Methodology for Gymnastics
Safety Considerations
Instructional Procedures
Developmental Level I Activities
Developmental Level II Activities
Developmental Level III Activities
For More Information
Cooperative Skills
The Role of Cooperative Activities
Teaching Cooperative Activities
Group Challenges
Activities with Parachutes
For More Information
Game Skills
Evaluating Games
Creating or Modifying Games
Cooperation and Competition
Safety
Teaching Games Effectively
Selection of Games
Sport Lead-Up Games
Developmental Level I
Developmental Level II
Developmental Level III
Miscellaneous Playground Games
For More Information
Lifetime Activities and Sport Skills
Lifetime Activities
Walking
Orienteering
Tennis
Racquetball
Badminton
Frisbees
For More Information
Basketball
Instruction Emphasis and Sequence
Basketball Skills
Instructional Procedures
Basic Basketball Rules
Basketball Drills
Basketball Activities
Basketball Skills Tests
For More Information
Football
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Football Skills
Instructional Procedures
Football Drills
Football Activities
Football Skill Tests
Flag Football Formations
For More Information
Hockey
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Hockey Skills
Instructional Procedures
Hockey Drills
Hockey Activities
Hockey Skill Tests
For More Information
Soccer
Modifications of Soccer for Children
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Soccer Skills
Soccer Drills
Basic Soccer Rules for Lead-Up Games
Soccer Activities
Soccer Skill Tests
For More Information
Softball
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Softball Skills
Organizing for Instruction
Basic Softball Rules
Softball Drills
Softball Activities
Softball Skill Tests
For More Information
Track, Field, and Cross-Country Running
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Track and Field Skills
Running
Instructional Procedures
Organizing for Instruction
Track and Field Drills and Activities
Suggested Track Facility
Conducting Track and Field Days
Cross-Country Running
Cross-Country Meets
For More Information
Volleyball
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Volleyball Skills
Instructional Procedures
Organizing for Instruction
Basic Volleyball Rules
Volleyball Activities
Volleyball Skill Tests
For More Information
Glossary
General Index
Activities Index
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