ERIC Number: ED473036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
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Developmental Physical Education for All Children. 4th Edition.
Gallahue, David L.; Donnelly, Frances Cleland
This text/CD-ROM package prepares future educators to teach physical education using a student-focused, developmentally appropriate approach. There are 26 chapters in 6 parts. Part 1, "The Learner," includes "An Overview of Developmental Physical Education"; "Childhood Growth and Motor Development"; "Movement Skill Acquisition"; "Physical Activity and Fitness Enhancement"; "Cognitive Learning"; "Affective Growth"; and "Children with Disabilities." Part 2, "The Teacher," includes "Effective Teaching Skills, Responsibilities, Choices"; "Facilitating Learning: Positive Discipline and Classroom Management"; "Teaching Styles: Connecting with the Learning"; "Planning for Success: Skill Themes and Lesson Planning"; "Assessing Progress: Motor, Fitness, and Physical Activity Assessment"; and "Advocacy: Educating, Communicating, Motivating." Part 3, "The Developmental Program," includes "The Developmental Curriculum"; "The Physical Education Content"; "Movement Skill Development through Movement Concept Learning"; and "Safety Considerations and Legal Liability." Part 4, "The Skill Themes," includes "Fundamental Stability Skill Themes"; "Fundamental Locomotor and Non-Locomotor Skill Themes"; and "Fundamental Manipulative Skill Themes." Part 5, "The Content Areas," includes "Developmental Games"; "Developmental Dance"; and "Developmental Gymnastics." Part 6, "The Program Strands," includes "Developing the Active Child"; "Developing the Thinking Child"; and "Developing the Feeling Child." The accompanying CD-ROM includes lesson plans, assessment sheets, and worksheets. (Contains 130 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Affective Behavior, Child Development, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Development, Communication Skills, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Dance Education, Developmental Programs, Disabilities, Discipline, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Gymnastics, Higher Education, Legal Responsibility, Lesson Plans, Movement Education, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Planning, Preservice Teacher Education, Psychomotor Skills, School Safety, Self Esteem, Skill Development, Special Needs Students, Student Evaluation, Teacher Responsibility, Teaching Skills, Teaching Styles, Thematic Approach, Thinking Skills
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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