ERIC Number: ED497276
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
A Teacher's Guide to Including Students with Disabilities in General Physical Education, Third Edition
Block, Martin E.
Brookes Publishing Company
This book, provides a comprehensive guide to making phys. ed. inclusion work for students of all ages. In this new edition of the trusted bestseller, renowned expert Martin E. Block and a select group of highly respected contributors provide: (1) new information reflecting all the latest updates to IDEA, other disability-related legislation, and national physical education standards; (2) timely new chapters on addressing multicultural issues and including students in community recreation programs; (3) an expanded behavior chapter with information on positive behavior support; and (4) updated larger-size forms, with an improved, easier-to-use layout. Teachers will also get everything that made the popular previous editions so useful: a wide range of easily implemented, low-cost adaptations; realistic case studies that model problems and solutions; a helpful resource list; and practical guidance on key issues like safety, behavior problems, group games, and social acceptance. The cutting-edge information makes this an ideal text for coursework, and more than 40 photocopiable forms make it a helpful companion for inservice physical educators planning their classes. With this blueprint for successful inclusion, physical educators will create a welcoming environment, encourage positive social interactions, and promote a healthy, active lifestyle for all their students. The book contains fourteen chapters: (1) What Is Physical Education? (Martin E. Block, Steven Elliott, and Amanda D. Stewart Stanec); (2) What Is Inclusion?; (3) A Team Approach to Inclusion in Physical Education; (4) Planning for Inclusion in Physical Education; (5) Assessment to Facilitate Successful Inclusion; (6) Instructional Modifications; (7) Curricular Modifications; (8) Modifying Group Games and Team Sports; (9) Facilitating the Social Acceptance and Inclusion (Martin E. Block and Iva Obrusnikova); (10) Making Inclusive Physical Education Safe (Martin E. Block and Mel L. Horton); (11) Accommodating Students with Behavior Challenges (Martin E. Block, Ron French, and Lisa Silliman-French); (12) Including Students with Disabilities in General Aquatics Programs (Martin E. Block and Philip Conaster); (13) Including Students in General Community Recreation Programs; and (14) Multicultural Education and Diversity Issues (Ana Palla-Kane and Martin E. Block.) References, resources and an index are also included.
Descriptors: Team Sports, Community Recreation Programs, Behavior Problems, Teaching Guides, Multicultural Education, Special Needs Students, Disabilities, Physical Education, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Student Behavior, Positive Reinforcement, Behavior Modification, Case Studies, Educational Resources, Educational Games, Peer Acceptance, Planning, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Peer Relationship, Aquatic Sports, Student Diversity
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