ERIC Number: ED238524
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Decisions about Physical Activity. Teacher's Guide. Fair Play: Developing Self-Concept and Decision-Making Skills in the Middle School.
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee.
This unit, one of six which comprise the Fair Play program, is designed to increase physical fitness and to improve self-concept and decision-making skills in relation to physical activity. The Fair Play program is a series of student and teacher materials the purpose of which is to help students expand their female or male self-concepts, increase their decision-making skills, and improve their academic achievement by changing their stereotypic attitudes toward particular content areas. This teaching guide includes a brief description of the total program, an overview of the content of this unit, recommendations for instructional approaches, descriptions of program materials, and a bibliography of print and audiovisual resources. The bulk of the guide consists of 29 lessons organized into three parts: (1) introduction to male and female differences in attitudes toward physical activity and development of positive attitudes in this area; (2) activities to enhance abilities and attitudes in six areas of physical fitness; and (3) post tests and personal decision making related to future physical activity. The final section provides a unit performance test with answer key. (DC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Change, Decision Making Skills, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Resource Materials, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, Student Attitudes, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Education Development Center, Women's Educational Equity Act Publishing Center, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02160.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee.