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Mally, Kristi – Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 2005
The Skill Theme approach underlies the purpose and design of the movement maps described in this article. This approach promotes fundamental movement skill competence. Learning experiences are designed to accommodate the developmental needs of individual students. Further, an emphasis is placed on providing high repetition and variety through…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Psychomotor Skills, Maps, Physical Education
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Kogan, Steve – Academic Questions, 2007
In our summer 2006 issue, we ran a comprehensive overview of how postmodernism has degraded composition on our campuses. Steve Kogan enlarges that indictment and charges that the movement has deliberately corrupted every area of English instruction--from the acquisition of skills and knowledge to the more fundamental mission of developing in…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Thinking Skills
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Barr, Sherrie – Research in Dance Education, 2009
The technique class can be an amalgam of frustration and joy, cautious imitation and mindless replication, being right and being wrong. Competing requisites, such as a desire for expressive freedom in relation to the demand that a movement be precisely structured, can unwittingly create a tension between teachers and students. The reasons for such…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Inquiry
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
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Klapp, Stuart T.; Jagacinski, Richard J. – Psychological Bulletin, 2011
We argue that 4 fundamental gestalt phenomena in perception apply to the control of motor action. First, a motor gestalt, like a perceptual gestalt, is holistic in the sense that it is processed as a single unit. This notion is consistent with reaction time results indicating that all gestures for a brief unit of action must be programmed prior to…
Descriptors: Reaction Time, Auditory Perception, Psychomotor Skills, Responses
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Gooldstein, Beth V.; Lockwood, Linda G. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1980
Presented is an analysis of the back-to-basics movement and four areas of pedagogical concern that are fundamental to both basic education and environmental education: environmental science, inquiry, cognitive development, and bioethical development. (WB)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Ecology, Educational Trends
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Grineski, Steven – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1988
Planned physical education experiences should be an integral part of the preschool or kindergarten curriculum to: foster normal motor development, take advantage of children's readiness to develop and practice motor skills, fulfill children's need and desire for movement, and develop fundamental motor patterns. (CB)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Motor Development, Movement Education, Physical Education
Petrella, Ricardo – European Vocational Training Journal, 1994
The global economy movement has four snares: the human resource taking precedence over the human being; a mindset of "the more skills, the better"; competitiveness that subjects people and labor to the imperatives of technology; and the dislocation caused by the emphasis on knowledge as the fundamental resource. (JOW)
Descriptors: Competition, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Human Resources
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Werner, Peter; Almond, Len – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1989
A conceptual framework for developing track and field programs in public schools is related. The framework consists of three phases of experiences: a fundamental movement phase, an athletic form phase which emphasizes action possibilities based on personal striving, and a final phase with a dual focus (health and sport skills/strategies). (IAH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Physical Education, Public Schools
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Rosenberg, Barbara A. – Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1981
This report suggests that eye movements may be related in some fundamental manner to cognitive functioning. A metaphor is presented to show that quality of information processing need not exclusively reflect processes deep inside the brain but could also be affected by peripheral motor mechanisms. (Author/AL)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Eye Movements, Literature Reviews, Metaphors
Campbell, Linda F. – 2001
Supervision of psychologists in training continues to be a valued component of teaching skills and professional development and continues to be researched as part of the professional commitment to process and treatment outcomes. Concomitantly, mentoring within training venues and professional peer consultative venues is gaining recognition as an…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Counseling, Counselor Training, Ethics
Corbin, Charles B. – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1981
The higher order objectives of applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating must be accomplished to maintain an interest in physical education through the elementary grades. However, higher order objectives can only be attained after lower order prerequisites, the fundamentals of locomotor movement, and basic physical behaviors are met. (JN)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education
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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
Fleming, Vicki – 1988
Tracing the history of algebra within the U.S. secondary curriculum requires at the same time a review of the various reform movements relevant to secondary education, an acknowledgement of the sociological, political, and psychological perspectives driving these reforms, and most importantly, the perceived role of mathematics in the education of…
Descriptors: Algebra, Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Educational Theories
House, Jess E. – 1990
The uncertain context of educational practice caused by reform proposals has created a dilemma for architects of educational-administration programs. If program designers do not respond positively to reform movements, they may fail to equip beginning administrators with the necessary knowledge and skills. On the other hand, if the preparation…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Graduate Study, Higher Education
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