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Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children-19th Edition

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children-19th Edition

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    Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children (DPE) is the longest-running elementary methods textbook on the market, and this latest edition is just as pertinent, essential, and cutting-edge as ever. DPE does more than provide the foundational knowledge needed to teach quality physical education—it applies this knowledge with an array of physical activities that equip preservice physical educators to teach with confidence from their first day.

    Now, for the first time, the text is made even more practical with the free interactive website Dynamic PE ASAP, which replaces the previous print resource Dynamic Physical Education Curriculum Guide: Lesson Plans for Implementation. With the Dynamic PE ASAP site, teachers have access to ready-to-use activities and complete lesson plans, as well as the ability to build their own lesson plans from the provided activities. This resource puts a complete curriculum for quality physical education at teachers’ fingertips.

    DPE also offers practical teaching tips, case studies of real-life situations to spark discussion, and instructor resources (an instructor guide, presentation package, and test package) that will make preparing for and teaching a course a breeze.

    The 19th edition has been updated to reflect the latest knowledge and best practice in physical education, including the following:
    • A new chapter on physical activity and youth
    • Recent research on physical activity and the brain
    • Updated and expanded content on physical activity guidelines and assessment
    • New activities to integrate health concepts into the physical education curriculum
    • A chapter on lesson planning that is aligned with and linked to the Dynamic PE ASAP website
    • New technology features throughout the book
    The 19th edition emphasizes creating a social and emotional learning environment in which all students can learn and thrive. The ultimate goal of DPE is to help students learn skills, be personally and socially responsible, and embrace the joy of physical activity for a lifetime.

    The first 12 chapters of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children lay the foundation for becoming an effective instructor of quality physical education. These chapters highlight the importance of physical activity and delve into identifying developmental needs, designing curriculum, writing lessons and assessments, and navigating school procedures.

    Chapters 13 through 30 explore how to teach the objectives of physical education, including these:
    • Foundational skills, such as locomotor and manipulative skills
    • Specialized skills, such as game skills and gymnastics
    • Lifetime activities and sport skills, such as basketball and hockey
    These chapters include an array of field-tested activities, all listed in progression from easiest to most difficult, enabling teachers to incorporate proper skill sequencing.

    With its emphasis on skill development and the promotion of lifelong healthy activity, Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children is highly applicable for both physical educators and classroom teachers. It is an ideal text to support an elementary methods PE course, providing the detail that PETE students need. The content is also very accessible to students learning to become elementary education teachers.

    With this latest edition, Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children remains the go-to book for both preservice and in-service teachers—just as it started out as 19 editions ago.


    Text for PETE students in elementary physical education methods courses. Text for elementary education students. Reference for K-12 PE curriculum directors and elementary PE teachers.
    Part I. Physical Education, Physical Activity, and Youth

    Chapter 1. Elementary School Physical Education
    What Is Physical Education?
    Essential Components of a Quality Physical Education Program
    Current Status of Physical Education in the United States
    Need for Physical Education Programs
    Physical Educators Promoting Physical Activity
    Content of Physical Education
    SHAPE America National Standards for Physical Literacy
    Evolution of Elementary School Physical Education
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 2. Growth and Development
    Physical Growth and Development
    Helping Children Find Success in Physical Activity
    Safety Guidelines for Physical Activity
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 3. Youth Physical Activity and Schools
    Benefits of Physical Activity
    Current Physical Activity Recommendations
    Current Youth Physical Activity
    Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA)
    Physical Education and Physical Activity Promotion
    Cornerstones of Our Profession
    School-Based Physical Activity Promotion
    CSPAP Leader
    Getting Started
    Learning Aids

    Part II. Instruction and Administration

    Chapter 4. Curriculum Development
    Designing a Quality Curriculum
    Step 1: Develop a Guiding Philosophy
    Step 2: Define a Conceptual Framework for the Curriculum
    Step 3: Consider Environmental Factors
    Step 4: Determine Content Standards
    Step 5: Select Child-Centered Activities
    Step 6: Organize Selected Activities Into Instructional Units
    Step 7: Evaluate and Modify the Curriculum
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 5. Lesson Planning
    Steps to Developing a Lesson Plan
    Other Considerations When Planning Lessons
    Choose an Instructional Formation
    Reflective Teaching
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 6. Improving Instructional Effectiveness
    Characteristics of a Quality Lesson
    Incorporate Essential Elements of Instruction
    Provide Instructional Feedback
    Consider the Personal Needs of Students
    Employ Effective Communication Skills
    Evaluate Your Instructional Effectiveness
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 7. Management and Discipline
    Effective Management and Discipline: A Coordinated Approach
    Use Proper Teaching Behaviors
    Define Class Procedures, Rules, and Consequences
    Incorporate Efficient Management Skills
    Teach Acceptable Student Behavior
    Use Behavior Management to Increase Acceptable Behavior
    Decrease Unacceptable Behavior With Discipline
    Use Criticism Sparingly
    Expulsion: Legal Considerations
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 8. Assessment
    Assessment of Students
    Monitoring Physical Activity
    Program Accountability
    Evaluate Your Program
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 9. Children With Disabilities
    Least Restrictive Environment
    Screening and Assessment
    Understanding an Individualized Education Program (IEP)
    Successful Inclusion
    Recruiting Paraeducators and Volunteers
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 10. Integrating Health Concepts
    What Is Integration?
    Why Integrate Health Concepts?
    Types of Integration
    How to Integrate Health Content
    Health Education
    Health Activities
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 11. Legal Liability, Supervision, and Safety
    Negligence and Liability
    Types of Negligence
    Common Defenses Against Negligence
    Areas of Responsibility
    Equipment and Facilities
    Personal Protection: Minimizing the Effects of a Lawsuit
    After-School Sports Programs
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 12. Facilities, Equipment, and Supplies
    Outdoor Facilities
    Safety on the Playground
    Indoor Facilities
    Equipment and Supplies
    Purchasing Policies
    Indoor Equipment
    Equipment and Supplies for Physical Education
    Storage Plans
    Care, Repair, and Marking
    Constructing Equipment and Supplies
    Learning Aids

    Part III. Foundational Skills

    Chapter 13. Introductory Activities
    Introductory Activities Using Locomotor Movements
    Rhythmic Introductory Activities
    Introductory Activities With Equipment
    Partner and Small-Group Introductory Activities
    Creative Introductory Activities
    Tambourine-Directed Activities
    Games and Miscellaneous Activities

    Chapter 14. Physical Fitness
    Definitions of Physical Fitness
    Children and Fitness Testing
    Fitness-Testing Issues
    Create Positive Attitudes Toward Fitness
    Develop an Understanding of Physical Fitness Principles
    Avoid Harmful Practices and Exercises
    Implement a Yearlong Fitness Plan
    Implementing Fitness Routines
    Fitness Activities for Developmental Level I
    Fitness Activities for Developmental Levels II and III
    For More Information

    Chapter 15. Movement Concepts and Themes
    Classification of Human Movement Concepts
    Teaching Movement Skills and Concepts
    Movement Skills and Concepts Lesson Plans
    Teaching Movement Themes
    For More Information

    Chapter 16. Locomotor and Nonlocomotor Skills
    Fundamental Skills
    Locomotor Skills
    Nonlocomotor Skills
    For More Information

    Chapter 17. Manipulative Skills
    Manipulative Skills
    Manipulative Skill Activities
    Activities With Balloons and Beach Balls
    Activities With Beanbags
    Activities With Balls
    Activities With Scoops and Balls
    Bowling Activities
    Activities With Wands
    Activities With Hoops
    Activities With Jump Ropes
    Pre–Rope-Jumping Skills
    Long-Rope Jumping
    Double Dutch (Two-Rope) Jumping
    Individual Rope Jumping
    Footbag Activities
    Rhythmic Gymnastics
    For More Information

    Part IV. Specialized Skills

    Chapter 18. Body Management Skills
    Safe and Effective Use of Apparatus
    Activities With Climbing Ropes
    Activities on Balance Beams
    Activities on Benches
    Activities With Jumping Boxes
    Activities With Individual Mats
    Activities With Magic Ropes
    Activities With Partner Tug-of-War Ropes
    For More Information

    Chapter 19. Rhythmic Movement Skills
    Implementing the Rhythmic Movement Program
    Creative Rhythms
    Folk Dances
    Progression of Folk Dances
    Developmental Level I Dances
    Developmental Level II Dances
    Developmental Level III Dances
    Introductory Square Dance
    Culminating Events for the Rhythms Unit
    For More Information

    Chapter 20. Gymnastics-Related Skills
    Progression and Developmental Level Placement
    Instructional Methodology for Gymnastics
    Safety Considerations
    Instructional Procedures
    Developmental Level I Activities
    Developmental Level II Activities
    Developmental Level III Activities
    For More Information

    Chapter 21. Cooperative Skills
    Role of Cooperative Activities
    Teaching Cooperative Activities
    Group Challenges
    Activities With Parachutes
    For More Information

    Chapter 22. Game Skills
    Evaluating Games
    Creating or Modifying Games
    Cooperation and Competition
    Teaching Games Effectively
    Selection of Games
    Sport Lead-Up Games
    Developmental Level I
    Developmental Level II
    Developmental Level III
    Miscellaneous Playground Games
    For More Information

    Part V. Lifetime Activities and Sports Skills

    Chapter 23. Lifetime Activities
    For More Information

    Chapter 24. Basketball
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Basketball Skills
    Instructional Procedures
    Basic Basketball Rules
    Basketball Drills
    Basketball Activities
    Basketball Skill Tests
    For More Information

    Chapter 25. Football
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Football Skills
    Instructional Procedures
    Football Drills
    Football Activities
    Football Skill Tests
    Flag Football Formations
    For More Information

    Chapter 26. Hockey
    Hockey Skills
    Instructional Procedures
    Hockey Drills
    Hockey Activities
    Hockey Skill Tests
    For More Information

    Chapter 27. Soccer
    Modifications of Soccer for Children
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Soccer Skills
    Soccer Drills
    Basic Soccer Rules for Lead-Up Games
    Soccer Activities
    Soccer Skill Tests
    For More Information

    Chapter 28. Softball
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Softball Skills
    Organizing for Instruction
    Basic Softball Rules
    Softball Drills
    Softball Activities
    Softball Skill Tests
    For More Information

    Chapter 29. Track, Field, and Cross Country Running
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Track and Field Skills
    Instructional Procedures
    Organizing for Instruction
    Track and Field Drills and Activities
    Suggested Track Facility
    Conducting Track and Field Days
    Cross Country Running
    Cross Country Meets
    For More Information

    Chapter 30. Volleyball
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Volleyball Skills
    Instructional Procedures
    Organizing for Instruction
    Basic Volleyball Rules
    Volleyball Activities
    Volleyball Skill Tests
    For More Information
    Robert P. Pangrazi, PhD, taught for 31 years at Arizona State University in the department of exercise science and physical education and is now a professor emeritus. An honor fellow of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), Dr. Pangrazi was also presented with AAHPERD’s (now SHAPE America’s) Margie Hanson Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Pangrazi is also a fellow in the American Kinesiology Association (formerly the Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education). He is a best-selling author of numerous books and texts over the years, including multiple editions of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children and Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Children. He and Chuck Corbin coedited Toward a Better Understanding of Physical Fitness and Activity: Selected Topics for the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. In addition to numerous other books and texts, he has written many journal articles and scholarly papers for publication.

    Aaron Beighle, PhD, is a professor at the University of Kentucky in the department of kinesiology and health promotion, teaching physical education methods courses. He has authored numerous scholarly articles and contributed chapters to a number of widely used texts, including previous editions of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children and Pedometer Power, Second Edition. Dr. Beighle’s areas of expertise include physical activity promotion, specifically physical education and school-based physical activity programs.
    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors through HKPropel

    Instructor guide. Includes tips for presenting key concepts, takeaways, learning objectives, review questions and answers, lab activities, class projects, essay topics, suggested readings, and recommended websites for each chapter.

    Test package. Contains 600 questions in true-false, short-answer, and multiple-choice formats.

    Presentation package. Features the critical points to emphasize in each chapter, key tables and figures, takeaways, and reflection and review questions.

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