Teaching Responsibility Through Physical Activity

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In this revised and expanded second edition, you'll

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-acquire new strategies, field-tested in both inner-city and suburban settings; and

-gain a better understanding of how to guide children and youth to become their social and personal bests.

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Overview

In this revised and expanded second edition, you'll

-learn about the basic convictions needed for teaching social and personal responsibility to children and youth;

-hear from real teachers and kids in real schools and other programs;

-acquire new strategies, field-tested in both inner-city and suburban settings; and

-gain a better understanding of how to guide children and youth to become their social and personal bests.

In Teaching Responsibility Through Physical Activity, Second Edition, Don Hellison guides teachers in using physical activity to foster personal and social responsibility. Hellison's expanded and revised classic provides strategies that have been field-tested in inner-city and suburban settings and will help you guide your students toward greater responsibility.

This new edition of Teaching Responsibility Through Physical Activity is focused on teaching in school settings. It includes the following features:

-KidQuotes, comments from real kids to motivate you to apply the concepts)

-Updated references

-“Take-Aways” that summarize each chapter and help you consider your own situation

-New chapters on the lesson plan structure

-Information on how to integrate responsibility into physical activity lessons

-Strategies for specific problems that arise in class

-Guidelines for assessment of responsibility

PETE instructors and course adopters can use this book to help preservice physical education teachers and recreation leaders develop methods for promoting personal and social responsibility.

Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a preservice teacher, you'll find that Hellison's popular guide, which includes a foreword by internationally renowned educator Daryl Siedentop, has been taken to an even higher level—one that can help you have a great impact on your students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736046015
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Age range: 5 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Don Hellison, PhD, is a professor in the College of Education and the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is best known for his work with at-risk youth and for the development of effective approaches to teaching physical activities in schools and social agencies. Since 1970 Hellison also has taught physical education part-time to young people in inner-city schools and community youth organizations, alternative schools, residential homes, and detention centers.

Hellison's ideas and experiences appear in a variety of journals and books, including A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education, Goals and Strategies for Teaching Physical Education, Youth Development and Physical Activity: Linking Universities and Communities, and Beyond Balls and Bats: Alienated Youth in the Gym. He served as editor of Quest from 1996 to 1998.

He is a recipient of the Curriculum and Instruction Academy Scholar Award (2000), American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) Presidential Citation (2000), the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Hall of Fame Award (1999), National Association of Physical Education in Higher Education (NAPEHE) Scholar Award (1998), and the International Olympic Committee President's Prize (1995). Hellison is a member of AAHPERD, NASPE, and NAPEHE.

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Table of Contents

Part I. Ideas
Chapter 1. What's Worth Doing?
What's Worth Doing in Your Professional Life?
Birth of Taking Personal and Social Responsibility
Rationale for Teaching for Affective and Social-Moral Goals
There Are No Silver Bullets in Physical Education
Take-Aways
Chapter 2. Themes for Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility
Five Goals
Some Building Blocks in Using Physical Education to Teach Responsibility
Four Themes
Role of Themes
Take-Aways
Chapter 3. Levels of Responsibility
Progression of Levels
Cumulative Levels
Five Levels
Level Modifications
Relation of Levels to Themes
Take-Aways

Part II. Strategies
Chapter 4. Lesson Plan
Counseling Time
Awareness Talk
The Lesson
Group Meeting
Reflection Time
Take-Aways
Chapter 5. Integrating Responsibility With Physical Activity Content
Physical Activity Content
Strategy Progression
Level I Strategies
Level II Strategies
Level III Strategies
Level IV Strategies
Level V Strategies
Take-Aways
Chapter 6. Strategies for Specific Problems and Situations
Self-Reflection and Reflection in Action
Fattening Your Bag of Tricks
Take-Aways
Chapter 7. Teacher-Student Relationship
Four Relational Qualities
Bleeding-Heart Liberals Need Not Apply
Relational Qualities and Counseling Time
Teacher Qualities and Skills
Teaching Students With Different Cultural Backgrounds
Take-Aways
Chapter 8. Assessment
Student Evaluation
Program Evaluation
Teacher Evaluation
Take-Aways

Part III. Implementation
Chapter 9. Getting Started
Is TPSR for You?
Sequential Stages
Taking Your First Steps
Integration of Responsibility Into the Physical Activity Lesson
Jumping Steps
Advanced Steps
Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Take-Aways
Chapter 10. Programs to Supplement In-School Physical Education
Cross-Age Teaching and Leadership
Coaching Clubs
Responsibility-Based Fitness Center
TPSR in the Classroom
TPSR on the Playground and at Recess
TPSR in Organized Sport
Schoolwide Adoptions of TPSR
Take-Aways
Epilogue
References
Index
About the Author

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