Introduction to Teaching Physical Education: Principles and Strategies

Introduction to Teaching Physical Education: Principles and Strategies

By: Jane M. Shimon (author)Hardback

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No other introductory text blends successfully the theoretical, practical and inspirational aspects of teaching physical education like this title. Combining information with a highly engaging style, this practical, student-friendly text will help students build a strong base of instructional skills as they learn to apply the principles of teaching physical education. In addition to teaching skills, they will explore the history of physical education, including the two main systems that served as the profession's foundation and the purpose of physical education and the standards that are in place.

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About Author

Jane M. Shimon, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. She was named the Outstanding College Educator of the Year in 2006 by Idaho AHPERD, and the College/University Educator of the Year in 2007 for AAHPERD's Northwest District.


Chapter 1. Physical Education's History; Chapter 2. Purpose, Benefits, and Philosophy; Chapter 3. Duties and Issues; Chapter 4. Organization and Instruction; Chapter 5. Motivation; Chapter 6. Behavior Management; Chapter 7. Scope and Sequence; Chapter 8. Lesson Planning; Chapter 9. Student Assessment; Chapter 10. Technology and Resources; Chapter 11. Careers in Physical Education.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780736086455
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780736086455
  • weight: 907
  • ISBN10: 0736086455

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