ERIC Number: ED080473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Essentials of a Quality Elementary School Physical Education Program. A Position Paper.
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
This document is a position paper prepared to assist teachers, administrators, and curriculum planners in general to determine direction and focus for their efforts in developing programs of physical education in elementary schools. The document is composed of a series of statements of belief on the following topics of physical education: the child and the need for instruction and instructors to consider the child's individuality and personal potential; the teacher and teacher preparation--centering on his or her need for understanding of the child; the criteria of an instructional program in physical education; the type of evaluation; time allotment, class size, teaching load, dress; equipment and facilities; and school related programs. (JA)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Schools, Physical Education, Physical Education Facilities, Standards, Teacher Responsibility, Teaching Methods
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1201 Sixteenth St., N. W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.