ERIC Number: ED205470
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
Contemporary Elementary and Middle School Physical Education Conference (Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, January 15-17, 1981). Proceedings, Thursday, Kate Barrett/Lee Allsbrook Sessions.
Jones, Margaret A., Ed.
A discussion was held on movement education on the opening day of the 1981 conference on Contemporary Elementary and Middle School Physical Education at Georgia State University. A precis is given of the questions considered--what is movement education, what is the status of movement education as a trend, and what is the future of movement education. In a paper presented at this session, reflections on the humanity of children and insights into their reactions and emotions were offered. In the concluding address, childrens' play was discussed with a focus on the value of noncompetitive games. (JD)
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Education, Games, Individual Differences, Learning Processes, Middle Schools, Movement Education, Physical Education, Skill Development, Sportsmanship, Student Attitudes, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Teacher Relationship, Teaching Methods
Margaret A. Jones, Project Director, HPRD Department, Georgia State University, University Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30303 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Univ., Atlanta.
Note: For related documents see SP 018 122-123. Best copy available.