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Campbell, Linley – AECA Research in Practice Series, 2001
Noting that the development of fundamental movement skills is basic to children's motor development, this booklet provides a guide for early childhood educators in planning movement experiences for children between 4 and 8 years. The booklet introduces a wide variety of appropriate practices to promote movement skill acquisition and increased…
Descriptors: Child Health, Class Activities, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education
Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. – 1999
This document provides supplemental assessment information to "Missouri's Framework for Curriculum Development in Health Education and Physical Education (Healthy, Active Living) K-12." The assessment annotations found in the third column of this document are intended to provide information for administrators, curriculum directors, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accident Prevention, Athletics
Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Dept. of Kinesiology. – 1990
The purpose of PACE is to bring together individuals who have been responsible for new, innovative, and exciting developmental physical education programs. The following summaries are included: "Literacy in the Gym" (Tami Benham); "Activity Ideas for Fundamental Movement Skill Development" (Thomas H. Green); "Creative…
Descriptors: Childrens Games, Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides
McCall, Renee; Craft, Diane H. – 2000
Preschool children need instruction in movement in order to become skillful movers. A child-centered approach emphasizes activities that are child-initiated and teacher-facilitated, enabling each child to achieve specific goals and objectives. Many teacher strategies and classroom routines support the child-centered approach. As an alternative to…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Child Development, Curriculum Development, Developmental Stages
Gallahue, David L.; Donnelly, Frances Cleland – 2003
This text/CD-ROM package prepares future educators to teach physical education using a student-focused, developmentally appropriate approach. There are 26 chapters in 6 parts. Part 1, "The Learner," includes "An Overview of Developmental Physical Education"; "Childhood Growth and Motor Development"; "Movement Skill Acquisition"; "Physical Activity…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Affective Behavior, Child Development, Classroom Techniques
Fitzhugh, William – 2002
Turkey, a large non-Arab Muslim country at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, has been an economic and strategic partner with the United States. This unit, designed for elementary students, provides a text, questions, mapping skills activities, and fun activities. Students read information about Turkey to gain an appreciation of life in…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography, Map Skills
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Worrell, Vicki; Napper-Owen, Gloria – Strategies, 1995
Physical education teachers must ensure that students make the connection between skill development and the use of those skills to enhance their personal physical fitness. The article explains how to incorporate fitness concepts and movement activities throughout the lesson plan to develop students' fundamental skills. (SM)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Motor Development, Physical Education
Raker, Elizabeth; And Others – Learning, 1992
The Olympic games can help motivate students to learn geography. The article offers a geography decathlon with 10 events to help students build map skills, multicultural awareness, and cooperative spirit. Each event covers at least one of the five fundamental geographic themes (location, place, regions, human/environment interactions, and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cooperative Learning, Creative Teaching, Cultural Awareness
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Sonntag, Margaret M. – Journal of Geography, 1991
Presents a role playing lesson on Meriweather Lewis and George Rogers Clark's exploration of the Louisiana Purchase. Emphasizes integration of the five fundamental themes of geography: location, place, human environment interactions, movement, and regions. Suggests evaluation procedures, extension lessons, and materials and resources. Calls upon…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, History Instruction
Association for Research, Administration, Professional Councils & Societies, Reston, VA. – 1989
This publication is a compilation of monographs offering practical suggestions for teachers of adapted physical education. It contains numerous suggestions on teaching techniques, activity adaptations, equipment modifications, programming information, coaching hints, skill development strategies, and curriculum data. The five sections offer…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Dance, Disabilities, Games
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1991
These physical education standards were designed to ensure that each student achieve the following goals: (1) physical activity--students develop interest and proficiency in movement skills and understand the importance of lifelong participation in daily physical activity; (2) physical fitness and wellness--students increase understanding of basic…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Objectives, High School Students, High Schools
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Reinhartz, Dennis; Reinhartz, Judy – Teaching History: A Journal of Methods, 1991
Recommends including geography in history instruction. Suggests that the theme of time is implicit in the five fundamental geographical themes of location, place, relationships within places, movement, and regions. Observes that maps enable students to visualize historic events. Concludes that geography can help students connect past and present.…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Stoltman, Joseph P. – Michigan Social Studies Journal, 1991
Discusses the five fundamental themes of geography. Describes the relationship between them and traditional geographic concepts. Merges themes and concepts to include location (position on Earth's surface), place (physical and human characteristics), relationships within places (human and environment), movement (humans interacting with the earth),…
Descriptors: Cartography, Climate, Concept Teaching, Culture
Geographic Education National Implementation Project, Washington, DC. – 1989
This volume presents a framework for developing courses of study in geography at grade levels 7-12. Several sample courses illustrate how the framework may be used. Five fundamental themes in geographic education provide the basis for the framework. The suggested learning opportunities are designed to incorporate various levels of thinking. These…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Geographic Concepts, Geography
Education Service Center Region 6, Huntsville, TX. – 1984
This teachers' guide is meant to be used in developing individualized programs for pre-kindergarten children or for children of elementary school age who have not developed pre-kindergarten competencies. The guide outlines concepts and skills that many preschool children master before entering kindergarten or first grade. Contents concern six…
Descriptors: Art Expression, Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Communication Skills
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