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ERIC Number: ED497276
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 360
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-9-781-5576-6835-6
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.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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