Children Moving is a comprehensive introduction to teaching physical education to the elementary school student. This text is both soundly based in theory and a practical guide to teaching physical education to children. Its skill themes approach trains teachers to help children develop their motor skills with developmentally appropriate activities.
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Table of Contents
PART I. INTRODUCTION AND CONTENT OVERVIEW1. 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. Observation Techniques 12. Developing the Content 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 (and more...)