Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children (18e) : 9780321934956

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children (18e)

Pangrazi & Beighle
 
Edition
 
18
ISBN
 
9780321934956
ISBN 10
 
0321934954
Published
 
24/12/2014
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
768
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$286.99
 
 
 
Description
For classes in Physical Education Instruction

 

Tools and Techniques for the Next Generation of Physical Education Teachers

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children delivers comprehensive techniques on skill development, activity promotion, and physical fitness behaviors, designed to broaden the role and preparation of future and existing physical educators. Physical Education instructors are under pressure to teach more with fewer resources, and this comprehensive text is here to help.

 

The Eighteenth Edition teaches students how to tailor activities to a range of abilities and make classes valuable for all children, regardless of their aptitude for athletics, and adapt games for classroom use if a gym or other open space is not available. Whether students have previous teaching experience, are currently teaching, or haven’t yet taught in a classroom setting, this text will quickly bring them up to speed on current Physical Education practices to help the next generation live active and healthy lives.

Table of contents

PART I: Instruction and Program Implementation

Section 1: Understanding the Need for Physical Education  

1. Elementary School Physical Education

2. Understanding the Growth and Development of Children

Section 2: The Instructional Process  

3. Preparing a Quality Lesson

4. Curriculum Development

5. Improving Instructional Effectiveness

6. Management and Discipline

7. Children with Disabilities

Section 3: Program Implementation

8. Evaluation and Technology

9. Legal Liability, Supervision, and Safety

10. Facilities, Equipment, and Supplies

11. Integrating Academic Concepts in Physical Education

PART II: Teaching the Objectives of Physical Education

Section 4: Personal Health Skills

12. Promoting and Monitoring Physical Activity

13. Physical Fitness

14. Active and Healthy Schools

Section 5: Motor Skills

15. Movement Concepts and Themes

16. Fundamental Motor Skills and Introductory Activities

17. Manipulative Skills

18. Body Management Skills

Section 6: Specialized Motor Skills

19. Rhythmic Movement Skills

20. Gymnastic Skills

21. Cooperative Skills

22. Game Skills

Section 7: Lifetime Activities and Sport Skills

23. Lifetime Activities

24. Basketball

25. Football

26. Hockey

27. Soccer

28. Softball

29. Track, Field, and Cross-Country Running

30. Volleyball

Backmatter: Glossary, General Index, Activities Index, Photo Credits

 

New to this edition
  • 38 Videos from HopSports Videos are now available directly to students via a password-protected portion of the companion website and on the Instructor’s DVD. These videos tie into descriptions of activities in the book to show as well as tell students how to use the activities in their classes. Each video is indicated within the text by an icon, showing students when a video is available to demonstrate the activity. Videos on classroom management and bullying are also highlighted in the text and available online and on the DVD.
  • Case studies highlight real-life situations and will spark discussion among students. These case studies bring to life issues commonly faced by new teachers and show that while there are no easy answers to certain dilemmas, they can be successfully addressed.
  • Brand-new content and assessments dedicated to self-evaluation, designing evaluation forms, and choosing which elements of a lesson to evaluate. The book gives examples of commonly used assessment techniques and compares the pros and cons of each technique.
  • Expanded technology content emphasizing practical applications for the latest technology, including digital whiteboards, cameras, tablets, assessment apps, and an extensive section on digital pedometers.
  • Additional Teaching Tips and Safety Hints are included throughout the text, especially in the activities chapters.

 

Features & benefits
  • A realistic approach to teaching physical education in a world of changing school policies helps teachers better cope with challenges.
  • Modification of games and lead-up sport activities encourages inclusiveness and eliminates any potential for isolation, thereby promoting cooperative learning and teamwork. It also provides an environment where children of all skill levels can have an equal opportunity to develop individual skills.
  • The text contains more activities, games, teaching strategies, and instructional cues than any other book on the market.
  • More than 400 detailed photos and illustrations provide clearly referenced skills instruction.
  • Tips for students of practical ways to implement chapter ideas are featured throughout.
  • Seventeen videos come in full-screen format on one DVD (for viewing in class) with closed captioning and as links from the Lecture Outlines accompanied by discussion questions. These instructional videos are also available directly to students via a password-protected portion of the companion website.
    • Management and Implementation Videos
      • Management and Discipline Strategies for Physical Educators
      • Teaching a Four-part Lesson
      • Using Pedometers to Promote Physical Activity and Program Accountability
      • Management Strategies for Teaching Classroom Activity Breaks
      • Teaching Throwing Skills
    • Activities Videos:
      • Bubbles
      • Dandy Dice
      • Duo Balance
      • Finger/Hand Wrestling
      • Hand Signals
      • Hi Low Jackpot
      • High Medium Low
      • In a Line
      • Partner Mix
      • Pass the Buck
      • Pigs Fly
      • Teacher Leader
      • Throwing
  • NEW! 38 Videos from HopSports Videos are now available directly to students via a password-protected portion of the companion website and on the Instructor’s DVD. These videos tie into descriptions of activities in the book to show as well as tell students how to use the activities in their classes. Each video is indicated within the text by an icon, showing students when a video is available to demonstrate the activity. Videos on classroom management and bullying are also highlighted in the text and available online and on the DVD.
  • NEW! Case studies highlight real-life situations and will spark discussion among students. These case studies bring to life issues commonly faced by new teachers and show that while there are no easy answers to certain dilemmas, they can be successfully addressed.
  • NEW! Brand-new content and assessments dedicated to self-evaluation, designing evaluation forms, and choosing which elements of a lesson to evaluate. The book gives examples of commonly used assessment techniques and compares the pros and cons of each technique.
  • NEW! Expanded technology content emphasizing practical applications for the latest technology, including digital whiteboards, cameras, tablets, assessment apps, and an extensive section on digital pedometers.
  • NEW! Additional Teaching Tips and Safety Hints are included throughout the text, especially in the activities chapters.

 

Author biography

Robert P. Pangrazi, Ph.D., taught for 31 years at Arizona State University, Tempe, in the Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, and is now Professor Emeritus. An AAHPERD Honor Fellow and a Fellow in the Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, he was honored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) with the Margie Hanson Distinguished Service Award. He is a best-selling author of numerous books and texts over the years, including multiple editions of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children and Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Children, with Paul W. Darst (Pearson). He co-edited Toward a Better Understanding of Physical Fitness and Activity: Selected Topics, for the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, with Chuck Corbin (a McGraw-Hill fitness and wellness author). In addition to numerous other books and texts, he has written many journal articles and scholarly papers for publication.

 

Aaron Beighle, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky, Lexington in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, teaching Physical Education Methods courses. In addition to numerous scholarly articles and other academic materials and frequent chapter contributions to a number of widely-used texts including previous editions of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children, he co-authored Pedometer Power (2e, 2007, Human Kinetics), and Physical Activity for Children: A Statement of Guidelines for Children Ages 5-12 (2e, 2004, NASPE). His areas of research include physical activity promotion, specifically examining school-based physical activity programs, and the use of pedometers to encourage physical activity for youth.

 

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