ERIC Number: ED205523
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
A Lifetime Experience. Physical Education K-12.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
This guidebook is designed for teachers of physical education at both the elementary and secondary levels. It is divided into six sections. The first section presents an overview of the scope and purpose of physical education in the schools. Discussions are included on developmental objectives, growth characteristics, physical fitness, safety in sports, and adapted physical education. Activities for children in elementary school are outlined in the second section. These include movement and rhythm skills, games requiring little organization, team sports, tumbling, and track and field. Descriptions are provided on how to organize each game, the physical objectives of each activity, and the equipment needed. Section three contains a bibliography for further reading on the activities described in the second section. Activities for students at the secondary level are described in the fourth section. These include team sports as well as sports that may be played by one or two players. A bibliography for further reading on the sports discussed in the fourth section is presented in section five. The final section contains a form that may be used by teachers to evaluate the contents of the guidebook. (JD)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Dance, Developmental Stages, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Activities, Individual Development, Lifetime Sports, Movement Education, Muscular Strength, Perceptual Motor Learning, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.