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ERIC Number: EJ1061449
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0892-4562
Academic Language in Physical Education
Constantinou, Phoebe
Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, v28 n3 p9-17 2015
This article focuses on defining academic language in physical education and provides a step-by-step approach designed to help preservice and inservice teachers understand and incorporated academic language into their lesson planning. It provides examples of discipline-specific vocabulary, language functions, syntax, and discourse, aiming to clarify ambiguities surrounding language demands as they relate to the field of physical education. Furthermore, teaching strategies and assessment tools that enhance and measure academic language skills are discussed and presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A