Introduction to Teaching Physical Education With Online Student Resource
BookIntroduction to Teaching Physical Education: Principles and Strategies is the perfect initiation for undergrads planning to become teachers. The text provides them with a solid background on the physical education field along with the ins and outs they need to know to become successful K-12 professionals. No other introductory text so successfully blends the theoretical, practical, and inspirational aspects of teaching physical education, combining authoritative information with a highly engaging style.
This practical, student-friendly text helps students build a strong base of instructional skills as they learn to apply the principles of teaching physical education. In addition to focusing on teaching skills, they will explore the history of physical education, including the two main systems that served as the profession’s foundation, and they will learn the purpose of physical education and the standards that are in place to achieve that purpose. They also will examine teaching scope and sequence, teaching and nonteaching duties and issues, motivational theories and strategies, and principles of behavior management and safeguards. Additionally, students delve into lesson planning, assessment options, technology and online resources, and careers in the field.
Introduction to Teaching Physical Education will open students’ eyes to the practicalities and realities of the profession. And it comes with several features that will make your job easier:
- Sidebars that explicate main concepts to enhance student understanding
- An online study resource offering case studies, worksheets that heighten understanding of content and focus on specific skill elements, and blank lesson plan templates
- An instructor guide that supplies chapter overviews, discussion questions, lesson ideas, extended learning activities, test and quiz bank questions, and chapter-by-chapter PowerPoint outlines
Text for undergraduate students in introduction to physical education courses. Reference for physical education teachers.
Table of ContentsPreface
Part I: Behind the Scenes of Physical Education
Chapter 1. Physical Education’s History
Physical Education in the United States
Early American Period: Mid-1700s to 1900
Early 20th Century: 1900 to 1930
Mid 20th Century: 1930 to 1970
Late 20th Century: 1970 to 2000
Early 21st Century: 2000 to Present
Chapter 2. Purpose, Benefits, and Philosophy
Purpose of Physical Education
Benefits of Physical Education
Philosophy of Physical Education
Chapter 3. Duties and Issues
Issues and Concerns
Part II: Teaching Physical Education
Chapter 4. Organization and Instruction
Content Progressions and Practice Strategies
Chapter 5. Motivation
Strategies to Enhance Motivation
Chapter 6. Behavior Management
Behavior Management Safeguards
Behavior Management Strategies
Part III: Lesson Planning and Outcomes
Chapter 7. Scope and Sequence
Scope: Elementary School
Scope: Middle School and Junior High School
Scope: High School
Chapter 8. Lesson Planning
Writing Performance Objectives
Creating Lesson Plans
Chapter 9. Student Assessment
Student Assessment Options
Types of Rubrics
Health-Related Fitness Testing
Constructing Written Tests
Part IV: Beyond the Classroom
Chapter 10. Technology and Resources
Careers in Physical Education
Chapter 11. Careers in Physical Education
Alternative School Settings
Other Career Avenues
Appendix A. Example of Class Policies and Expectations
Appendix B. Exercises for a Dynamic Warm-Up
About the Author
ExcerptsCriterion Referenced Fitness Evaluations Determine If Students Are In Good Health
Effective Strategies To Group Students In Physical Education Classes
Physical Education Makes Significant Contributions To Overall Education
AncillariesAncillaries will be available for instructors and include an instructor guide, test package, and presentation package. Complete information is available at www.HumanKinetics.com/IntroductiontoTeachingPhysicalEducation.
Introduction to Teaching Physical Education Instructor Guide. Includes activities that provide students with learning experiences in which they can apply and interact with the content addressed in each chapter of the book. In addition, a sample course syllabus and course outline are provided.
Introduction to Teaching Physical Education Test Package. The test package consists of 187 ready-made test questions that feature multiple-choice and true-false questions covering the content from all chapters.
Introduction to Teaching Physical Education Presentation Package. Presents 205 slides of key concepts and art covering all 11 chapters in PowerPoint format.
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