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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
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
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
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
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
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