Physical Education for Learning: A Guide for Secondary Schools

Physical Education for Learning: A Guide for Secondary Schools

By: Richard Bailey (editor)Paperback

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Packed full of theoretical and practical features, this textbook is essential reading for those studying Physical Education at secondary level. "Physical Education for Learning" provides an up-to-date, authoritative and accessible presentation of the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective teacher of secondary physical education. The central theme of the book is the promotion of learning, and the selection of content has been designed to ensure coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of effective teaching for learning. Each chapter includes directed activities that encourage the reader to engage critically and actively with the text. In addition each chapter offers a 'Learning More' section, directing readers to further sources of guidance, web resources and key texts.

About Author

Richard Bailey is a writer and theorist on education and sport. A former teacher in both Primary and Secondary Schools and a teacher trainer, he is now Professor of Sport and Education at the University of Birmingham. He has written more than 100 publications, including books, academic and professional articles and journalism.


PART ONE: THINKING ABOUT PHYSICAL EDUCATION; 1. Becoming a Teacher; 2. The Practice of Physical Education and the Social Construction of Aims; 3. Health-Related Physical Education; 4. Teaching as Professional Inquiry; 5. Continuing Professional Development; PART TWO: TEACHING FOR LEARNING; 6. Planning for Learning; 7. Teaching Approaches; 8. Assessment for Learning; 9. Models of Pedagogy; 10. Using ICT to Enhance Learning in Physical Education; 11. Teaching for Examination; 12. Working with Partners; 13. Health and Safety for Learning; PART THREE: LEARNERS AND LEARNING; 14. Theories of Learning; 15. Inclusive Teaching and Learning; 16. Supporting Gifted and Talented Pupils; 17. Listening to Pupils' Voices; Useful Resources Bibliography Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781847065025
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781847065025
  • ISBN10: 1847065023

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