Developing Personal, Social and Moral Education through Physical Educa

Author: Laker, Anthony
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Pub Date: 19/04/2001
ISBN: 9780750709293
Availability: In stock
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Quick overview Tony Laker's practical book provides classroom practitioners and teacher-training students with suggestions for activities and strategies to help them teach the 'non-physical' aspects of Physical Education.
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Personal, social and moral development through physical education and sport is a relatively under-researched area. Most teaching concentrates on the performance aspect of physical education, while the National Curriculum requires teachers to address a number of 'non-physical' outcomes such as learning rules, teamwork, cooperation and competition. This timely book redresses that balance by providing classroom practitioners and student teachers with practical advice, and tried-and-tested suggestions for activities and strategies to help them use physical education as an effective vehicle for the all-round personal development of the individual. Tony Laker pays particular attention to: * curriculum development, planning units of work and lesson planning * considering different types of assessment, and suggestions on which forms are most appropriate for measuring programme effectiveness and the personal development of pupils * the role of the reflective practitioner and a framework within which teachers can reflect on their practice.
Through using an extensive range of diagrams, photos and bulleted lists, Laker makes this guide a concise and accessible read, giving practitioners the opportunity to extend and develop their abilities in teaching this subject.

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