Mastering Primary Physical Education

Mastering Primary Physical Education

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Overview

Mastering Primary Physical Education introduces the primary physical education curriculum and helps trainees and teachers learn how to plan and teach inspiring lessons that make physical education irresistible.

Topics covered include:
· Current developments in physical education
· Physical education as an irresistible activity
· Physical education as a practical activity
· Skills to develop in physical education
· Promoting curiosity
· Assessing children in physical education
· Practical issues

This guide includes examples of children's work, case studies, readings to reflect upon and reflective questions that all help to exemplify what is considered to be best and most innovative practice. The book draws on the experience of four leading professionals in primary physical education, Kristy Howells, Alison Carney, Neil Castle and Rich Little, to provide the essential guide to teaching physical education for all trainee primary teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474296885
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/28/2017
Series: Mastering Primary Teaching
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Kristy Howells is Director of Physical Education within the Faculty of Education in the School of Childhood and Education Sciences, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.
Alison Carney is Senior Lecturer in Physical Education in the School of Childhood and Education Sciences, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, delivering a variety of Physical Education programmes.
Neil Castle is Senior Lecturer in Physical Education in the School of Childhood and Education Sciences, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, delivering a variety of Physical Education programmes.
Rich Little is Senior Lecturer in Physical Education in the School of Childhood and Education Sciences, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, delivering a variety of Physical Education programmes.

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Preface
How to Use This Book
Introduction
1. An Introduction to Primary Physical Education
2. Current Developments in Physical Education
3. Physical Education as an Irresistible Activity
4. Physical Education as a Practical Activity
5. Skills to Develop in Physical Education
6. Children's Ideas – Promoting Curiosity
7. Assessing Children in Physical Education
8. Practical Issues
Bibliography
Index

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