ERIC Number: ED077909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Preparing the Elementary Specialist...a Report of the Proceedings of the National Conference on Professional Preparation of the Elementary Specialist (Lake Ozark, Missouri, April 27-30, 1972).
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
This conference report includes the texts of speeches on the general subject of preparing the elementary specialist. Five purposes of the conference are designated: a) to review beliefs about children and their needs for movement, aesthetics, and rhythmical experiences; b) to develop insights concerning the significance and uniqueness of comprehensive developmental programs for children; c) to clarify the role of dance in a comprehensive physical education program; d) to examine guidelines for professional preparation; and e) to identify recommendations for action by members and by the American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Subjects included in the speeches are the changing role of the specialist, the creation of an environment for children's learning, and criteria for professional preparation of elementary specialists. (JA)
Descriptors: Child Development Specialists, Childhood Needs, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Motor Development, Physical Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications
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Authoring Institution: American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.