Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children

ISBN-10: 0205344380

ISBN-13: 9780205344383

Edition: 14th 2004 (Revised)

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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.
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List price: $116.00
Edition: 14th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 7/2/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 768
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Instruction And Program Implementation
Understanding the Need for Physical Education
Elementary School Physical Education
The Evolution of Elementary School Physical Education
Content Standards for Physical Education
Essential Components of a Quality Program
Physical Activity for Children
The Need for Physical Activity
The Growing Child
Children in Sport Activities
Physical Education and Intellectual Development
Guidelines for Exercising Children Safely
The Instructional Process
Planning for Quality Instruction
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
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
Management and Discipline
A Well-Managed Class
Develop Effective Class Management Skills
Teaching Responsible Student Behavior
Prevent Behavior Problems
Maintain and Increase Desirable Behavior
Decrease Undesirable Behavior
Use Criticism Sparingly
Make Punishment a Last Resort
Expulsion: Legal Considerations
Evaluation: Process or Product?
Assessing Performance Outcomes
Self-Evaluating Instructional Effectiveness
Evaluating Your Program
Children with Disabilities
Screening and Assessment
Developing an IEP
Creating the Least Restrictive Environment
Generating Parental Support
Examples of Nationally Validated Programs
Modifying Activities for Inclusion
Understanding Specific Disabilities
Designing Programs for Children with Special Needs
Program Implementation
Curriculum Development
Designing a Quality Curriculum
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
Personal Protection: Minimizing the Effects of a Lawsuit
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
Subject Matter Integration and Rainy Day Activities
Subject Matter Integration
Rainy Day Activity
Fitness Development
Skill Development Activities
Games and Relays
Teaching The Objectives Of Physical Education
Personal Health Skills
Physical Activity and Fitness
What Is Physical Fitness?
How Much Physical Activity?
What Type of Activity?
Are Today's Children Fit?
Fitness Testing
Create Positive Attitudes toward Activity
Promote Physical Fitness and Activity
Avoid Harmful Practices and Exercises
Implement a Yearlong Fitness Plan
Develop Quality Fitness Routines
Fitness Activities for Developmental Level I
Fitness Activities for Developmental Levels II and III
Wellness: Developing a Healthy Lifestyle
Teaching Wellness in the Physical Education Setting
Instructional Strategies for Teaching Wellness
Leading Discussion Sessions
Understanding the Body and How It Functions
Understanding Lifestyle Alternatives
Fundamental Motor Skills
Movement Concepts and Themes
Classification of Human Movement Concepts
Designing Movement Themes
Teaching Movement Themes
Fundamental Motor Skills
Fundamental Skills
Locomotor Skills
Nonlocomotor Skills
Manipulative Skills
Introductory Activities: Applying Fundamental Motor Skills
European Rhythmic Running
Gross Motor Movements
Creative and Exploratory Opportunities
Tambourine-Directed Activities
Games and Miscellaneous Activities
Manipulative Skills
Progression and Movement Themes
Activities with Balls and Beach Balls
Activities with Beanbags
Activities with Balls
Activities with Scoops and Balls
Bowling Activities
Activities with Paddles and Balls
Activities with Frisbees (Flying Disks)
Activities with Wands
Activities with Hoops
Activities with Jump Ropes
Movements Guided by Rope Patterns
Long-Rope Jumping
Double Dutch (Two-Rope) Jumping
Individual Rope Jumping
Footbag Activities
Rhythmic Gymnastics
Specialized Motor Skills
Body Management Skills
Return Activities
Safe Use of Apparatus
Activities with Climbing Ropes
Activities on Balance Beams
Activities on Benches
Activities with Jumping Boxes
Activities with Horizontal Ladders
Activities on the Exercise Bar (Low Horizontal Bar)
Activities with Parachutes
Activities with Individual Mats
Activities with Magic Ropes
Activities with Partner Tug-of-War Ropes
Activities with Gym Scooters
Rhythmic Movement Skills
Implementing the Rhythmic Movement Program
Fundamental Rhythms
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
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
Relay and Personal Challenge Skills
Relays for Developmental Levels II and III
Personal Challenge Activities
Games Skills
Evaluating Games
Creating or Modifying Games
Cooperation and Competition
Teaching Games Effectively
Selection of Games
Developmental Level I
Developmental Level II
Developmental Level III
Sport Skills
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Basketball Skills
Instructional Procedures
Basic Basketball Rules
Basketball Drills
Basketball Activities
Basketball Skill Tests
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Football Skills
Instructional Procedures
Football Drills
Football Activities
Football Skill Tests
Flag Football Formations
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Hockey Skills
Instructional Procedures
Hockey Drills
Hockey Activities
Hockey Skill Tests
Modifications of Soccer for Children
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Soccer Skills
Instructional Procedures
Soccer Drills
Basic Soccer Rules for Lead-Up Games
Soccer Activities
Soccer Skill Tests
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Softball Skills
Instructional Procedures
Organizing for Instruction
Basic Softball Rules
Softball Drills
Softball Activities
Softball Skill Tests
Track, Field, and Cross-Country Running
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Track and Field Skills
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
Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
Volleyball Skills
Instructional Procedures
Organizing for Instruction
Basic Volleyball Rules
Volleyball Activities
Volleyball Skill Tests
Appendix: Outcomes and National Content Standards for Physical Education
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