Designing the Physical Education Curriculum: Promoting Active Lifestyles / Edition 1

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Overview

Using the national standards as a guide, Designing the Physical Education Curriculum: Promoting Active Lifestyles shows you how to plan and develop effective physical education curricula at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Taking a practical approach, the text balances curriculum theory with strategies for planning and implementation. The book will help you plan programs that achieve the goal of educating children for physically active lifestyles.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780767410083
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/22/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 1,259,714
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Judith E. Rink is a professor in the Department of Physical Education at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. She has published numerous books, research and articles related to effective teaching of physical education. She has been an editor of both the Journal for Teaching Physical Education and the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Dr. Rink was the chairperson of the committee to develop national content standards for physical education and has been the recipient of the NASPE Hall of Fame Award, the Curriculum and Instruction Academy Honor Award and the American Education Association Special Interest Group Outstanding Scholar Honor Award. She is currently the program director the South Carolina Physical Education Assessment Program and is working with the National Association for Physical Education and Sport to develop performance indicators and assessment materials for the national standards.
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Table of Contents

1 Foundations for Curriculum

2 Physical Education for a Physically Active Lifestyle

3 The Process of Designing the Curriculum

4 Designing Units in Physical Education

5 Foundations of the Elementary School Curriculum

6 Designing the Elementary School Program

7 Foundations of the Middle School Curriculum

8 Designing the Middle School Program

9 Foundations of the High School Curriculum

10 Designing the High School Program

11 The Process of Developing and Implementing the Curriculum

12 Evaluating the Curriculum

Appendices

Appendix Material A - Step One - A Framework for Developing a Philosophy Statement

Appendix Material B – Step Two - Establishing the Goals of the Program

Appendix Material C - Step Three - Selecting and Sequencing Objectives/Outcomes for Grade Levels

Appendix Material D – Step Four – Establishing a Content Framework

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