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Teaching Physical Education Creatively

Author: Pickard, Angela (Canterbury Christ Churc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Pub Date: 25/02/2021
ISBN: 9780367548599
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This fully updated second edition of Teaching Physical Education Creatively provides knowledge and understanding for students, trainee and qualified teachers, to engage creatively in teaching primary Physical Education. It is full of ideas for developing the teaching of dance, games, gymnastics and ways of using outdoor spaces for activities in an innovative and engaging manner. There is also a chapter to support creative practitioner to plan for creative Physical Education.

With an emphasis on developing creative teaching processes by building from children's curiosity, imagination and need to explore and move, it forges clear links between research and practice, and offers suggestions for developing exciting, engaging new approaches to teaching Physical Education.

Key topics explored include:

Physical Education and Creativity

Building Physical Competence and Physical Literacy

Creative ways to develop the teaching of dance, games, gymnastics and ways of using outdoor spaces for activities

Developing understanding of space, speed and dynamics

Creative planning

Inclusive approaches and aspects of differentiation

Teaching Physical Education Creatively presents the theory and background necessary to develop a comprehensive understanding of creative teaching and children's learning. Packed with practical guidance and inspiration for lively, enjoyable Physical Education, it is an invaluable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students in initial teacher training, practicing teachers, and undergraduate students of physical education and dance.

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