ERIC Number: EJ528597
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Using Games Invention with Elementary Children--Teaching for Understanding: Tactical Approaches to Teaching Games.
Curtner-Smith, Matthew D.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, v67 n3 p33-37 Mar 1996
Explains how teachers of students in grades four through six can use the Teaching Games for Understanding Approach and incorporate games invention into the physical education curriculum. A three-step model is proposed: selection and modification of games; teaching games with an understanding approach; and student invention of games. Summaries of modified tennis, golf, softball, and skittle ball are included. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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