ERIC Number: ED276175
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Play for Play's Sake: Cooperative Games As a Strategy for Integration. Revised Edition.
This manual makes a case for cooperative (as opposed to competitive) play among disabled and nondisabled children. Part 1, which concerns the philosophy involved, discusses the rationale for cooperative games, the importance of play, cooperative games as an alternative, components of cooperative games, structure of cooperative games, and cooperative games and integrated settings. Part 2 presents guidelines for planning game sessions, selecting games, and leading games, followed by brief descriptions of 44 introductory, movement, parachute, and active games. Appendices provide lists of resources for cooperative sports and games; resources for cooperative learning; sources for equipment; and a paper on play, disability, and development. Twenty-four references are listed. (CB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cooperation, Disabilities, Educational Philosophy, Games, Group Activities, Guidelines, Mainstreaming, Peer Acceptance, Peer Relationship, Play, Resources
G. Allan Roeher Institute, 4700 Keele St., Downsview, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada ($6.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Mental Retardation, Toronto (Ontario).
Note: Financial assistance was provided by the federal Department of Fitness and Amateur Sport through its National Physical Activity Week Program.