Provides a range of practical activities designed to support physical education teachers' learning, including case studies, examples of pupils' work, examples of good practice, and a range of teaching strategies. This book includes examples of how to analyse practice to ensure pupil learning is maximised.
Includes information on all six areas of the PE National Curriculum (games, gymnastic activities, dance, swimming, outdoor and adventurous activities, athletic activities), to increase subject knowledge and to develop teaching, management and planning skills.
Provides training and practising teachers with guidance and ideas to teach physical education effectively at Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3. This title offers ideas for learning and teaching a range of activities: games; gymnastics; dance; swimming and water-based activities; athletics; on-site outdoor and adventurous activities; and, more.
Aimed at primary school and trainee teachers, this book gives a comprehensive and field-tested plan for employing a tactical games approach to teaching games and sports in primary schools. This is intended to increase students' motivation, enhance tactical awareness and improve skill development.
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.
Physical Education (PE) teaching and research is fundamental to the physical and social health of our communities. This book presents a selection of international scholarship in PE, helping students gain an understanding of the historical context in which various issues and debates within PE have emerged.
Transforming Play: Teaching Tactics and Game Sense helps you teach general tactics and gross motor skills that students can apply to many sports. The book offers great tools for teaching attack and defense games. Kids learn attack and defense tactics, team formations, and man-to-man and zone defenses.
Through interactive exercises, case studies and exemplar resources this book provides the reader with a foundation of usable activities to develop a variety of teaching and learning strategies which will enhance their delivery of the Sport and Active Leisure curriculum.
Sport Education is an approach to the teaching of PE that emphasises learning through sport, developing skills such as team-working and leadership in pupils, as well as enhancing self-esteem and encouraging an appreciation of concepts of fair play.
Seeks to articulate themes which contribute to broadening and furthering discussion in the area of gender, youth sport and physical activity. This book considers themes relating to gender in sport, including: the body competence, ability and school physical education cultural change and diversity gendered spaces human rights and well-being.
Students love games, but unfortunately, games are often taught in ways that alienate or exclude less-skilled students. Or worse yet, students find the games boring because they have no voice in how the games are played. This title lets students discover why rules are important.
Explores the contemporary issues and themes in physical education, focusing on the United Kingdom. This book covers topics, such as: the requirements of National Curriculum Physical Education; the 'state' of physical education; the relationship between physical education and sport; and extra-curricular physical education.
Kids' Football Fitness introduces a brand-new concept for children's football training, providing building blocks for a carefully structured, target-based programme of coaching, conditioning and nutrition for kids aged 7 to 16, with the aim of improving young players' fitness for football.
Designed specifically for young people, this manual contains 101 progressive practical drills to help them develop their fitness. Fun, educational and challenging, all drills are illustrated and cover the essential skills, including agility, speed, peripheral vision, body awareness, strength and general fitness.
Suitable for lecturers, students in physical education, practising teachers, and coaches, this book shows you how to help players learn through the tried and tested knowledge of others and become better game players.
A book to promote the talents of teachers and help them explore and share their skills,in which all aspects of Subject Leadership are covered. Case studies provide ideas on best practice and material to be used for reflection is suggested.
Considers the potential of physical activity to enrich the lives of children and emphasises the need for stimulating, engaging and developmentally appropriate movement experiences from birth onwards. This book offers guidance for parents, teachers and childcare workers in both indoor and outdoor settings.
The book challenges our understandings of gender, equity and identity in PE, establishing a conceptual and historical foundation for the issue, as well as presenting a wealth of original research material
nhis book has arisen out of a need for a text which tackles the special issues relating to coaching children (from 6 - 16) in sport. Academics (many with coaching experience) and practitioners have been commissioned to write on
This is a fascinating account of the origins of schoolboy football and the factors that have influenced its development and the consequences and benefits that have followed not only for school football but for sport in schools and communities as a
Offers both theory and practice for those who realise the potential value of movement in young children's lives and wishes to know and do more. This book provides a study of the theory of using movement education as a learning tool for preschool children.
Designed for all trainee and newly qualified teachers, teacher trainers and mentors, this volume provides a contemporary handbook for the teaching of physical education, covering Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 in line with current DfEE and TTA guidelines.
A guide to the teaching and learning of physical education in the primary school. It presents a developmental approach encouraging readers to plan lessons that are individually relevant, worthwhile and exciting for children, and to ensure that learning is at the heart of the physical education experience.
A textbook for teacher training and newly qualified teachers in physical education for five- to 11-year-olds. It covers a range of activities, from gymnastics to dance, adventurous activities to health education, and blends theory and practice, with worksheets, sample documents and reports.
Addresses some of the aspects of primary physical education. This title focuses on learning about primary PE and its potential to contribute not only as a discrete curriculum subject but also across the whole curriculum and to some of the many strategies and initiatives that have been set up to enhance primary practice and achievement.
Physical education is a core component of the primary school curriculum. This title presents a comprehensive introduction to the teaching of PE in the primary school. It highlights the importance of PE in the primary curriculum and the key issues facing primary teachers today, such as inclusion, training needs, and creativity.
Helps you tailor a gymnastics programme to your teaching situation while combining the best facets of developmental skills and health-related fitness based on characteristics of body, space, effort and relationships. This title guides you through the process of teaching gymnastics skills, and links those skills into sequences.