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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
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
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
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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
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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
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. – 1992
This document is designed to assist physical education teachers to design curricula which can help students with learning disabilities, emotional impairments, and educable mental impairments achieve Michigan's essential goals and objectives for physical education. Chapter I discusses legal mandates, terminology, movement characteristics of the…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility
Clumpner, Roy, Ed. – 1985
This curricular guide was designed to be used as a foundation for local school districts in their physical education programs. It is divided into three sections: elementary (K-5), middle school (6-8), and senior high school (9-12), currently the most popular divisions being employed in school districts throughout the state of Washington. Within…
Descriptors: Course Content, Elementary Secondary Education, Life Satisfaction, Physical Education
Backler, Alan; Stoltman, Joseph – 1986
This Digest explores the nature of geographic literacy. Part 1 discusses fundamental themes of geography, including absolute and relative location, the natural and cultural characteristics of place, the development of human-environment relationships and their consequences, human movement and interaction, and the formation and change of regions.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geographic Location, Geographic Regions
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1994
This framework describes a developmental, sequential, age-appropriate physical education program designed to provide students of all ages with the knowledge and ability needed to maintain an active, healthy life-style. Three major goals of the curriculum are that students should: (1) develop effective motor skills and understand the fundamentals…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies, Elementary School Teachers
Molinaro, Julia A. – 1989
Efforts to renew cultural literacy and reform arts education sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Getty Center for Education in the Arts suggest fundamental changes relating to the scope of art curricula. The single greatest drawback of existing art curricula and the guides that teachers use is the emphasis on skill development…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Art Activities, Art Education
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1989
Intended to help produce safe, competent California school bus drivers, this document contains instructor's materials for a bus driver education course with eight sequential skill levels, including a final appraisal. The first section contains the curriculum's purpose and objectives, the California standards for a state-certified bus driver…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Bus Transportation, Driver Education, Elementary Secondary Education
American Inst. for Research, Washington, DC. Washington Research Center. – 1994
This document lists and outlines the specific educational objectives of the content of the 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress's Geography Assessment. The document is divided into two sections: "Assessment Specifications" and "Exercise Specifications." The "Assessment Specifications" provide an overall…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Educational Background, Educational Needs
Nappi, Andrew T., Ed.; Suglia, Anthony F., Ed. – 1984
Designed for use in grades K-12, award winning teacher-developed projects and courses in economics are described. Descriptions indicate grade level, project background, time allotment, objectives, activities, and evaluation. Arranged into 5 chapters, chapter 1 suggests ways to teach economic concepts to grades K-3. Projects include a lesson on…
Descriptors: Awards, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Economics Education