Moving into the Future National Standards for Physical Education

ISBN-10: 1559341300

ISBN-13: 9781559341301

Edition: 3rd

Authors: George Graham, Shirley Ann Holt-Hale, Melissa Parker

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New edition of a PE for children text. The authors discuss various instructional approaches, establishing an environment for learning, space awareness, skill themes from dance to striking with long-handled implements, and teaching children with special needs. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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List price: $54.95
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Company
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 553
Size: 9.06" wide x 11.42" long
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Melissa Parker is a professor in the School of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Northern Colorado. Her areas of interest are elementary physical education and teacher education. Prior to entering higher education, Parker was an elementary physical education teacher in middle school physical education in a special program for underserved youth. Regardless of the level of teaching involved, she has the consistent desire to see students become self-directed, responsible learners. Parker received her PhD and MA from The Ohio State University. Her undergraduate degree was from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, from which she recently received the School of Health and Human Performance Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr. Parker has been active in a variety of capacities at the state, regional, and national levels of AAHPERD. She has received Honor Awards at the state and national levels for her service and dedication to students..

Introduction And Content Overview
The Value and Purpose of Physical Education for Children
The Skill Theme Approach
Skill Themes, Movement Concepts, and the National Standards
Physical Fitness and Wellness for Children
Reflective Teaching
Teaching Children with Special Needs
Teaching Skills
Determining Generic Levels of Skill Proficiency
Establishing an Environment for Learning
Maintaining Appropriate Behavior
Observation Techniques
Developing the Content
Instructional Approaches
Assessing Student Learning
Understanding Your Teaching
Movement Concepts Defined
Space Awareness
Skill Theme Development
Chasing, Fleeing, and Dodging
Jumping and Landing
Transferring Weight and Rolling
Kicking and Punting
Throwing and Catching
Volleying and Dribbling
Striking with Rackets and Paddles
Striking with Long-Handled Implements
Movement Concepts And Skill Themes In The Content Areas
The Skill Theme Approach in Dance
The Skill Theme Approach in Gymnastics
The Skill Theme Approach in Games
Integrating the Skill Theme Approach Across the Curriculum
The Future
Building Support for Your Program
Physical Education for Tomorrow's Children
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