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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
Updating School Board Policies, 1977
Examines some criticisms of the back-to-basics movement and of fundamental schools. (IRT)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Boards of Education, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education
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
Hogan, Robert F.; Judy, Stephen – Media and Methods, 1976
Details the problems involved in accurately evaluating students' skill levels and suggests a program of fundamental literacy rather than a "back to basics" movement. (KS)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Language Ability
Heitmann, Helen M. – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1981
Movement is motivated, encouraged, and governed by psycho-social development, motor development, and humanistic principles as well as by exercise physiology and kinesiology. The Basic Stuff series identifies the body of knowledge which underlies purposeful movement and can be integrated into concept or fundamental skill curricula. (JN)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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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
Haywood, Kathleen M. – Missouri Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1997
Educators have recognized the limitations of artificial assessments and called for more authentic assessments of student performance, i.e., assessment that is contextualized. In the field of movement education, teachers have typically tended to evaluate their students by administering skill tests, categorizing children for their developmental…
Descriptors: Child Development, Dance Education, Developmental Stages, Educational Change
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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
Brodinsky, Ben – 1977
This paper is a report of the proceedings and a synthesis of discussion from a conference on the state of basic skills in American education held in Racine, Wisconsin, in April 1977. The participants were national education leaders, including specialists in different curriculum areas, legislators, public school administrators, and leaders from…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Conventional Instruction, Daily Living Skills, Educational Policy
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
Dillard, Camille B.; Yarbro, Richard C. – 1972
A teaching technique that has proven successful for many reading teachers, especially those working with remedial students, is oral interpretation. In this approach, the teacher reads passages to students using animated expression and enthusiastic body movements to liven the reading experience. A well-performed oral interpretation by a teacher can…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Motivation Techniques, Oral Interpretation, Reading Instruction
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
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