This title is aimed at primary and middle school PE teachers. This practical guide shows teachers how to design and implement programmes to help students maintain healthy and active lifestyles. It presents a wide range of individual and team activities appropriate for different ages and ability levels. It provides proven techniques designed to motivate students through self-management, goal setting and self-assessment. Readers will learn how to measure success, improve students' confidence, increase motivation and interest in physical activity. It includes a CD-Rom with ready-to-use worksheets to help students set goals, assess skills, manage activities and much more.
Jeff Carpenter is currently director of health, fitness and athletic programmes for the Olympia School District in Washington. He has 34 years of experience in physical education and is author of four other books on the subject, including Mix, Match & Motivate, published by Human Kinetics. He is former chair of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) and also works as a consultant to numerous schools throughout the US.
Chapter 1: Setting the Stage For A Lifetime Of Health And Fitness; Chapter 2: Rehearsal for Lifelong Health and Physical Activity; Chapter 3: In Class Performance Resources; Chapter 4: The Final Preparations; Chapter 5: Dressed Rehearsal For A Healthy Lifestyle.