Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators / Edition 4

Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators / Edition 4

by Susan Kovar, Cindy Combs, Kathy Campbell, Gloria Napper-Owen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007809576X

ISBN-13: 9780078095764

Pub. Date: 09/26/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Physical activity does not start and end in the gymnasium during the school day. It happens all around, every day to make the best lifelong learners. Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators discusses how teachers can incorporate movement into their daily lessons to help students better learn and engage in a healthy lifestyle.

This updated fourth edition

Overview

Physical activity does not start and end in the gymnasium during the school day. It happens all around, every day to make the best lifelong learners. Elementary Classroom Teachers as Movement Educators discusses how teachers can incorporate movement into their daily lessons to help students better learn and engage in a healthy lifestyle.

This updated fourth edition continues to cover the traditional physical education content including motor learning and development, exercise physiology, curriculum, safety, and pedagogy in an in-depth way that is meaningful to the classroom teacher. In addition, the book emphasizes motivating children to be active, teaching activity to children with special needs, and integrating subject content and physical activity in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078095764
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
09/26/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
111,716
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1: What Is Physical Education?

2: Motor Development and Motor Learning for Children

3: Movement Components and Skills Development

4: Exercise Concepts and Fitness Education

5: Planning for Children with Diverse and Special Needs

6: Physical Education Curriculum

7: Managing and Teaching the Physical Education Lesson

8: Curriculum Integration in the Classroom

9: Motivating Children to Be Physically Active

10: Sociological Aspects of Children Moving

11: Creating a Physically Safe Movement Environment

12: Recess as Quality Movement Time
Lesson Plans

Unit 1: Movement Forms: Basic Movement Skills, Basic Game Skills, and Rhythmic Movement Skills, Grades K-2

Unit 2: Movement Form: Cooperative Movement Skills, Grades 3-4

Unit 3: Movement Form: Basic Game Skills (Soccer and Frisbee), Grades 5-6

Unit 4: Movement Form: Fundamental Skills (Classroom Activities), Grades K-2


Appendix A: Activities for Motor Skill Development
Appendix B: Rubrics for Locomotor and Manipulative Skills
Appendix C: Recess Games and Activities
Appendix D: Lesson Plan Resource Materials
Appendix E: Content Included in Each Movement Form
Appendix F: Activity Listings by Grade Level, Movement Form, and Integration Area

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