Children Moving: A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education / Edition 8

Children Moving: A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education / Edition 8

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by George Graham, Shirley Ann Holt/Hale, Melissa Parker
     
 

Soundly based in the research literature and theory, this comprehensive introductory text is a practical guide to teaching physical education to the elementary school child. Its skill theme approach guides teachers in the process of assisting children develop their motor skills and physical fitness through developmentally appropriate activities.

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Overview

Soundly based in the research literature and theory, this comprehensive introductory text is a practical guide to teaching physical education to the elementary school child. Its skill theme approach guides teachers in the process of assisting children develop their motor skills and physical fitness through developmentally appropriate activities.

This mandatory package includes the "Movement Analysis Wheel" that can be used by students and teachers to more fully understand the skill theme approach and apply it with children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077305611
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/16/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION AND CONTENT OVERVIEW

1. The Value and Purpose of Physical Education for Children

2. The Skill Theme Approach

3. Skill Themes, Movement Concepts, and the National Standards

4. Physical Fitness and Wellness for Children

5. Reflective Teaching

6. Teaching Children with Special Needs
PART II. TEACHING SKILLS

7. Determining Generic Levels of Skill Proficiency

8. Planning

9. Establishing an Environment for Learning

10. Maintaining Appropriate Behavior

11. Developing the Content

12. Observing Student Responses

13. Instructional Approaches

14. Assessing Student Learning

15. Understanding Your Teaching
PART III. MOVEMENT CONCEPTS DEFINED

16. Space Awareness

17. Effort

18. Relationships
PART IV. SKILL THEME DEVELOPMENT

19. Traveling

20. Chasing, Fleeing, and Dodging

21. Jumping and Landing

22. Balancing

23. Transferring Weight and Rolling

24. Kicking and Punting

25. Throwing and Catching

26. Volleying and Dribbling

27. Striking with Rackets and Paddles

28. Striking with Long-Handled Implements
PART V. MOVEMENT CONCEPTS AND SKILL THEMES IN THE CONTENT AREAS

29. The Skill Theme Approach in Dance

30. The Skill Theme Approach in Gymnastics

31. The Skill Theme Approach in Games

32. Integrating the Skill Theme Approach Across the Curriculum
PART VI. THE FUTURE

33. Building Support for Your Program

34. Physical Education for Tomorrow’s Children
Appendix
Index

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