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ERIC Number: ED473036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 724
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7360-3388-2
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)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A