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Knowles, Claudia Jane; Broadhead, Geoffrey B. – Education Unlimited, 1981
The article focuses on the assessment of fundamental movement skills in handicapped children and offers an assessing-teaching model which can help ameliorate movement difficulties. (SB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Models
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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
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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