Promoting Physical Activity and Health in the Classroom

Promoting Physical Activity and Health in the Classroom

by Robert P. Pangrazi, Aaron Beighle, Deb Pangrazi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321547624

ISBN-13: 9780321547620

Pub. Date: 09/19/2008

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Promoting Physical Activity and Health in the Classroom responds to the growing trend in K-6 education, where classroom teachers with no specific Physical Education training must increasingly implement activities in nontraditional settings—often with limited space, equipment, time, and planning. The book is colorful, engaging, compact, and

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Promoting Physical Activity and Health in the Classroom responds to the growing trend in K-6 education, where classroom teachers with no specific Physical Education training must increasingly implement activities in nontraditional settings—often with limited space, equipment, time, and planning. The book is colorful, engaging, compact, and user-friendly. Its practical organization, combined with detachable, sortable index-size cards comprising more than 260 separate activities, enables teachers to implement them immediately and provides a unique resource not previously available to instructors. Improving the Health of America’s Children, Understanding Children’s Needs and Readiness for Physical Activity, Teaching Physical Activities Safely and Effectively, Improving the Effectiveness of Instruction and Feedback, Management and Discipline in an Activity Setting, Teaching Children with Special Needs, Integrating Physical Activity and Academics, Increasing Student’s Activity Levels, Helping Students Develop Physical Fitness, Improving Students' Nutrition, Teaching Sun Safety, Promoting Children's Health Beyond the School Day. Intended for those interested in learning about how to promote physical activity and health in the classroom.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321547620
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
09/19/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Improving the Health of America’s Children

2. Understanding Children’s Needs and Readiness for Physical Activity

3. Teaching Physical Activities Safely and Effectively

4. Improving the Effectiveness of Instruction and Feedback

5. Management and Discipline in an Activity Setting

6. Teaching Children with Special Needs

7. Integrating Physical Activity and Academics

8. Increasing Student’s Activity Levels

9. Helping Students Develop Physical Fitness

10. Improving Students' Nutrition

11. Teaching Sun Safety

12. Promoting Children's Health Beyond the School Day

Appendices

Glossary

Index

Activity Card Sections:

  • Implementing the Instructional Activities (11 cards)
  • Classroom-Based Activities (68 cards)
  • Large Area Activities (46 cards)
  • Basic Skills (36 cards)
  • Sports on the Playground (37 cards)
  • Multicultural Activities (28 cards)
  • Nutrition and Sun Safety Activities (18 cards)
  • Health and Fitness Activities (24 cards)

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