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Crawford, Susan – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
This innovative manual sets out advice on fundamental movement skill acquisition (FMS) and its benefits for improving physical, verbal and social skills for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Improving FMS can help prevent long term health issues, and increase opportunities for social engagement and independence. The book explores the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Psychomotor Skills, Skill Development
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Lee, Jihyun; Porretta, David L. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) often experience difficulties with motor skill learning and performance. The pool is a unique learning environment that can help children with ASDs learn or improve aquatic skills, fitness, and social skills. A pool-based approach is also aligned with the elements of dynamic systems theory, which…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Psychomotor Skills, Skill Development
Riggs, Maida L., Ed.; And Others – 1980
This booklet explores why movement education is important for preschool children, what activities to include in a program, how and where to conduct a program, and criteria that can help to structure the program environment. The first section presents a rationale for the use of movement education for helping preschool children to develop…
Descriptors: Body Image, Discovery Learning, Movement Education, Perceptual Motor Learning
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Hill, Ian E. J. – Communication Teacher, 2015
Challenging students to educate the public about how rhetoric functions is a primary impetus of the argumentative dictionary eBook. In this author's classes, "rhetoric" means the communicative tactics and strategies used to motivate actions and beliefs. With its emphasis on open-access rhetorical pedagogy, this project and its impetus…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Student Developed Materials, Rhetoric, Persuasive Discourse
Philipp, Joan A.; Wilkerson, Jerry D. – 1990
This manual shows teachers how to analyze and present sport skills by breaking them down into fundamental body movements that can be used in all sports. Complete information is given on how to teach seven team sports effectively in a coeducational setting. Advice is offered on how to organize course material, develop a curriculum, plan teaching…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Basketball, Coeducation, Football
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
Churton, Michael W., Ed. – 1979
The manual presents results and findings of a statewide motor development inservice training project for teachers of exceptional children and provides training modules from the project. Section 1 gives an overview of the structure, philosophy, and procedures of the project. The evaluation plan of the program is described, and the development of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education
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
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Barker, Sarah A. – Theatre Topics, 2002
Notes the discrepancy between students' use of the Alexander Technique in class and on stage. Discusses three fundamental self-use objectives of the Alexander Technique: the reduction of excess physical compression and muscularity; the unification of body/voice and thought; and the expansion of the field of attention. Demonstrates how each…
Descriptors: Acting, Audience Awareness, Higher Education, Movement Education
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
Trimble, R. Thomas; And Others – 1981
This booklet is intended for the use of physical education teachers of children from nine through twelve years of age. Examples of instructional activities are provided that are based upon the fundamental concepts of exercise physiology, kinesiology, motor development, motor learning, the social/psychological aspects of movement, and movement in…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Exercise Physiology, Health Education, Individual Development
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