ERIC Number: ED159152
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Beyond Balls and Bats: Alienated (And Other) Youth in the Gym.
A physical education program specifically designed for alienated, delinquent, and troubled young men of high school age is described. The goal of this program is to prevent dropping out of school by dealing with the students as individuals and emphasizing a friendly relationship between student and teacher. The humanistic approach to education is used to improve each individual's sense of worth and dignity through the development of the body and sharing experiences with the teacher and with peers. Appended are samples of the teaching materials used to implement the program, including forms for each student to use to delineate his own goals and accomplishments. (JD)
Descriptors: Delinquent Rehabilitation, Dropout Prevention, Goal Orientation, Helping Relationship, Humanistic Education, Individualized Programs, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Student Alienation, Student Teacher Relationship, Teaching Methods
AAHPER Publications Sales, 1201 16th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. ($7.95)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.