ERIC Number: ED156650
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Physical Education for Children in California Public Schools Ages Four Through Nine.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This publication offers a catalog of movement and skill opportunities for a full range of motor, cognitive, and affective growth. It is designed for teachers responsible for directing and teaching physical education programs for children aged four through nine. The following major topics are covered: (1) insights into considerations needed when planning programs; (2) a rationale for selecting effective teaching strategies; (3) suggested program goals and objectives; (4) samples of activities that may be used to spur successful learning in relation to the identified goals and objectives; (5) alternatives available for implementation of meaningful, creative programs; (6) suggested scope and sequence of activities for yearly programing; (7) methods of evaluating student progress, teacher effectiveness, and program success; and (8) supplemental resources in areas of pertinent concern. (JD)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Motor Development, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Program Development, Psychomotor Skills, Self Concept, Skill Development, Social Behavior
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P. O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.