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Physical education methods for elementary teachers

Author / Creator
Thomas, Katherine T., 1948-
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"Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers, Third Edition, will help preservice and in-service teachers and physical education specialists gain insight into teaching physical education, ph...

"Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers, Third Edition, will help preservice and in-service teachers and physical education specialists gain insight into teaching physical education, physical activity, and healthy eating. This new edition includes: the most up-to-date research on best practices in physical education; all the essential information that preservice and in-service teachers need to know to teach physical education; a DVD-ROM with video clips that show main concepts and methods in action in real-world settings; and 74 complete and proven reproducible lesson plans (also found on the DVD-ROM)." "Written in an engaging, informal style, the text will help teachers learn what they need to know without having to decipher jargon or being overloaded with excessive information. Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers, Third Edition, will help beginning teachers to inspire children to be more active, create healthier schools, and feel confident in presenting essential information and creating learning activities for their students."--BOOK JACKET.

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Creator
Katherine T. Thomas, Amelia M. Lee, Jerry R. Thomas
Format
Books
Publication
  • Third edition, New edition
  • Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2008]
  • ©2008
Physical Details
  • xvii, 453 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
ISBNs
9780736067041, 0736067043
OCLC
ocn166273739

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

  • Pt. I. Introduction to physical education -- Ch. 1. Health and developmental benefits of physical education -- Ch. 2. Meeting the mission of the elementary school -- Pt. II. Addressing the child's needs -- Ch. 3. Physical growth and maturation -- Ch. 4. Motor performance during childhood -- Ch. 5. Cognition, learning, and practice -- Ch. 6. Physical activity for children -- Ch. 7. Psychosocial factors in physical education -- Pt. III. Preparing to teach physical education -- Ch. 8. Planning your curriculum -- Ch. 9. Organizing for teaching -- Ch. 10. Managing students -- Ch. 11. Teachers' rights, responsibilities, and best practices -- Ch. 12. Equipment and facilities -- Pt. IV. Teaching physical education -- Ch. 13. Instructing students -- Ch. 14. Evaluating students -- Ch. 15. Growing as a teacher
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