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ERIC Number: EJ1118263
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
Developmental Physical Education: How to Implement a Peer-Assistance Program to Help Low Performers
Gagnon, Amy G.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v87 n9 p28-35 2016
Teachers want all students to succeed. As physical educators, the goal is to create physically literate students. However, what does a physical educator do when regular differentiation techniques are not enough to provide success for each student? This article provides a description of how one elementary school met the needs of low-performing physical education students who did not qualify for adapted physical education services. A step-by-step approach is explained regarding how any physical educator can implement such a program in his or her school. Potential steps for implementation include: (1) baseline assessment; (2) administrator, teacher and parent buy-in; (3) selection of little and big buddies; (4) follow-up assessment strategies; and (5) reflection and program evaluation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Connecticut
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