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Moving and learning : the elementary school physical education experience

Author: Beverly Nichols
Publisher: St. Louis : Mosby, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The third edition of Moving and Learning continues to provide a comprehensive approach to activities and sports for elementary-aged children by introducing basic principles of movement education. The material reflects today's interest in cooperative educational methods and multi-ethnic concerns. Designed for both elementary education and physical education majors, this text provides timely information concerning  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly Nichols
ISBN: 080167770X 9780801677700
OCLC Number: 29564393
Description: xxv, 705 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: One. Overview and value of physical education : 1. Physical education in the elementary school : Elementary school education ; Physical education in the elementary school ; Goal and objectives of physical education --
2. The elementary school child : Physical growth ; Perceptual development ; Motor skill development ; Cognitive development ; Social development ; Implications for physical education Two. Planning the physical education experience : 3. The elementary school physical education program : The movement approach in elementary school physical education ; Curriculum models ; The integrated movement curriculum ; Process for learning ; Developmental approach to curriculum emphasis --
4. Teaching across the elementary school curriculum : The integrated curriculum ; Physical education content ; Content from other subject areas ; General themes --
5. Program planning : Curriculum planning ; The annual plan ; The unit plan ; Daily planning Three. Conducting the physical education program : 6. Learning and motor learning : Learning and motor learning ; Dimensions of learning ; Motivation ; Whole-part learning ; Transfer ; Practice ; Knowledge of results ; Reinforcement ; Retention --
7. Teaching strategies in physical education : Determining the lesson objectives ; Teaching styles ; Choosing a style ; Effective teaching ; Encouraging critical and creative thinking --
8. Safety, organizational strategies, and class management : Policies for healthful participation ; School safety ; Legal liability ; Class management and organizational strategies ; Use of volunteers and paraprofessionals --
9. Establishing the environment for learning and class control : Creation of an environment conducive to learning ; Communication with children ; Positive approach to class control ; Correction of inappropriate behaviors ; Developing independent learners --
9. Meeting the special needs of children : Legislation ; Children requiring special consideration ; Determining needs and special services needed ; Considerations for planning instruction --
10. Meeting the special needs of children : Legislation ; Children requiring special consideration ; Determination of needs and special services needed ; Considerations for planning instruction ; The gifted child --
11. Essentials of evaluation : Planning for evaluation ; Assessing pupil achievement ; Reporting pupil progress ; Measuring teacher effectiveness ; Program evaluation Four. Foundations of physical education : 12. Understanding human movement : Learning and movement concepts ; Planning and conducting movement exercises ; Body awareness ; Space ; Qualities of movement --
13. Fundamental movement skills : Motor skill learning ; Planning and conducting fundamental movement experiences ; Locomotor skills ; Combinations of locomotor skills ; Controlling one's movement ; Nonlocomotor movements ; Manipulative skills Striking skills --
14. Developing social skills : The self-concept and self-esteem ; Social skills for participation in a democratic society ; Socialization for participation ; Activities to enhance the development of social skills in physical education --
15. Fitness, stress reduction, and movement efficiency ; Stress reduction and conscious relaxation ; Fitness ; Implementing the health-related physical fitness program ; Posture ; Body mechanics Five. Individual activities : 16. Moving with small equipment : Suggestions for teaching ; Movement concepts ; Balls, beanbags, balloons and beachballs, discs and rings ; Eskimo yo yos ; Footbags ; Hoops ; Juggling ; Paddles and scoops ; Parachutes and panel chutes ; Ribbons ; Ropes ; Scooters ; Stilts and balance boards ; Wands ; Playground games --
17. Gymnastics : Gymnastic concepts ; Teaching gymnastics ; Stunts and tumbling ; Balance stunts ; Developing a movement sequence ; Rhythmic sportive gymnastics ; Large apparatus --
18. Track and field : Movement concepts ; Suggestions for teaching ; Walking and running events ; Field events Six. Dance and rhythmic activities : 19. Children's dance and rhythmic activities : The value of dance and rhythmic activities in the elementary school physical education program ; Dance and rhythmic activities in the elementary school ; Planning and conducting dance and rhythmic activity experiences --
20. Creative dance : Creative dance in the elementary school physical education program ; Suggestions for teaching ; Building creative dance lessons --
21. Singing games and American and international folk dance : Singing games and American and international folk dance for elementary school children ; Movement concepts for singing games and American and international folk dance ; Dance skills ; General terminology ; Formations ; Partner relationships ; Singing games ; American and international folk dance ; Line dance ; Square dance ; Native American dance ; Dance glossary --
22. Rhythmic activities with small equipment : Rhythmic activities for elementary school children ; Teaching rhythmic experiences ; Rhythmic activities concepts ; Balls ; Hoops ; Ropes ; Sticks ; Lummi sticks ; Panelchutes and parachutes Seven. Educational games and team sports lead-ups : 23. Teaching children's games : The value of games and team sports lead-ups in the elementary school physical education program ; Games analysis ; Planning and conducting games and lead-up experiences ; Lead-ups to team sports --
24. Educational games : Educational games for elementary school children ; Skills ; Movement content ; Activities to develop concepts for educational games ; Games analysis ; Running and tag games ; Games using balls and other objects --
25. Basketball : Basketball for elementary school children ; Basketball skills ; Basketball concepts ; Basketball lead-up games --
26. Field and floor hockey : Hockey for elementary school children ; Hockey skills ; Hockey concepts ; Hockey lead-up games --
27. Flag football : Football for elementary school children ; Football skills ; Football concepts ; Football lead-up games --
28. Hand and paddle games : Hand and paddle games for elementary school children ; Striking concepts ; Movement skills; Movement concepts ; Striking games for hands and paddles --
29. Soccer : Soccer in the elementary school ; Soccer skills ; Soccer concepts ; Soccer lead-up games --
30. Softball : Softball in the elementary school ; Softball skills ; Softball concepts ; Softball games --
31. Volleyball : Volleyball for elementary school children ; Volleyball skills ; Volleyball concepts ; Volleyball lead-up games Eight. Extracurricular opportunities : 32. School activities and youth sports : Guidelines ; Extra-class activities ; Special events ; Youth sports --
Suggested equipment records ; Vendors ; Plans for homemade equipment ; Computer software ; Screening devices, sources and IEP forms ; Medical and accident forms ; Tools to assess teacher effectiveness.
Responsibility: Beverly Nichols.

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Introduces basic principles of movement education and their application in activities and sports for elementary-aged youngsters. The material has been updated to reflect current interest in  Read more...

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