ERIC Number: ED107667
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children.
Dauer, Victor P.; Pangrazi, Robert P.
This guide offers a functional, child-tested physical education program for elementary students. Chapters in the book discuss the following topics: (a) current educational and sociological trends; (b) rationale for the program; (c) guidelines for program planning; (d) organization for effective teaching; (e) basis of movement learning and education; (f) guiding the learning process; (g) teaching styles, lesson planning, and introductory activity; (h) implementation of physical fitness in the program; (i) postural considerations; (j) perceptual-motor competency; (k) creative play--story games and dramatic play; (l) manipulative and apparatus activities; (m) stunts and tumbling; (n) combative, classroom, and game-type activities; (o) integration with other subjects; (p) general consideration of sports activities such as basketball, football, hockey, soccer, softball, track and field, and volleyball; and (q) facilities and equipment. The guide contains extensive coverage of activity sequences, particularly those that incorporate perceptual-motor concepts, principles, and activities into regular program activities. Appendixes include (a) a list of sources for records for a rhythmic program, (b) suggestions for observing and assessing an instructor's performance, (c) a bibliography and set of related materials, (d) physical fitness tests, and (e) a discussion of a special program for under-achievers. (JS)
Descriptors: Athletic Equipment, Children, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Dance, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Learning Activities, Motion, Perceptual Motor Learning, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Fitness
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Note: Fifth Edition