Move more! Feel good! Think better! Sound foundations for developing active lifestyles. This evidence-based and extremely practical resource provides a complete framework for teachers to use in helping their students build a strong foundation of movement skills. In Part One you will learn the basics of movement education through the use of the innovative Movement Education Ladder and Flip and Fold activities. In Part Two this book provides you tasks to help you become an expert teacher of movement education. Part Three gives you a wealth of fun and activities that teach the fundamentals of movement education.
Karen Weiller Abels, PhD is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of North Texas. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience and has served on the board of the Council on Physical Education for Children. Jennifer Bridges, PhD is a professor of kinesiology at Saginaw State University. She has taught motor development, motor learning and movement fundamentals to trainee teachers for more than 20 years.
Chapter 1. History and Philosophy of Movement Education; Chapter 2. Movement Education Framework Content; Chapter 3. Developmentally Appropriate Teaching and Assessment; Chapter 4. Foundation for an Active Lifestyle; Chapter 5. Innovative Teaching Ideas for Movement Education; Chapter 6. Activity Analysis; Chapter 7. Body Activities; Chapter 10. Relationships Activities; Chapter 11. Teaching Educational Games.