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Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children 20th Edition-Loose-Leaf Edition

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children 20th Edition-Loose-Leaf Edition

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    This is the loose-leaf version of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children, 20th Edition, which offers students a less expensive, printed version of the text.

    Now in its 20th edition, Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children continues as a mainstay in the physical education field, providing preservice and in-service elementary teachers the foundational knowledge needed to teach quality physical education throughout their career. This comprehensive elementary methods textbook includes physical activities that meet the Dynamic Physical Education standards and outcomes that can be used in elementary physical education classes. New to this edition are QR codes linking readers to over 100 videos showing master teachers using the management strategies, fitness routines, skill instruction, and activities described in the book.

    The text is supplemented by the free interactive website Dynamic PE ASAP, which includes a lesson-building tool with more than 500 activities, a customizable 36-week yearly plan, free downloadable instructional signs and assessments, and curriculum plans and activity videos. Together, the book and website put a complete plan for quality physical education at teachers’ fingertips.

    The book 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 make preparing for and teaching a course a breeze.

    The 20th edition has been updated to reflect the latest knowledge and best practices in physical education, including the following:
    • Dynamic Physical Education standards as a framework for a physical education program
    • Content on equity, diversity, inclusiveness, justice, culturally sensitive pedagogy, and trauma-informed teaching
    • A new chapter on racket-related skills for tennis, pickleball, handball, and badminton
    • Additional lifetime activities, including golf, discs, and climbing wall
    The 20th edition addresses the topics of equity, diversity, inclusiveness, justice, culturally sensitive pedagogy, and trauma-informed teaching based on current thinking and literature. Content has been added throughout early chapters to connect the teaching of physical education to issues of equity and justice that are critical for teachers in today’s schools.

    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 has been for more than 50 years.


    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. Physical Activity and Health for Youth
    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
    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. Elementary School Physical Education
    What Is Physical Education?
    What Essential Components Make a Quality Physical Education Program?
    What Is the Current Status of Physical Education?
    Do We Need Physical Education?
    How Do Physical Educators Promote Physical Activity?
    What Do We Teach in Physical Education?
    Dynamic Physical Education Standards
    How Has Physical Education Evolved?
    Learning Aids

    Part II. Instruction and Administration

    Chapter 4. Effective Teaching and Instruction
    Connecting With Students
    Instructional Skills
    Provide Instructional Feedback
    Employ Effective Communication Skills
    Reflect on Your Teaching
    Evaluating Your Teaching
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 5. Building Effective Learning Environments
    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
    Use Criticism Sparingly
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 6. Lesson Planning
    Steps to Lesson Planning
    Other Considerations When Planning Lessons
    Choose an Instructional Formation
    Reflective Teaching
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 7. 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 8. Assessment
    Types of Assessment
    Methods of Assessment
    Monitoring Physical Activity
    Program Accountability
    Evaluate Your Program
    Learning Aids

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

    Chapter 10. 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 11. Facilities, Equipment, and Supplies
    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
    Outdoor Facilities
    Safety on the Playground
    Funding Equipment
    Learning Aids

    Part III. Foundational Skills

    Chapter 12. 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 13. Physical Fitness
    Definitions of Physical Fitness
    Create Positive Attitudes Toward Fitness
    Teaching About Physical Fitness
    Avoid Harmful Practices and Exercises
    Fitness Activity Progressions
    Using Fitness Activities in Lessons
    Fitness Activities for Developmental Level I
    Fitness Activities for Developmental Levels II and III
    Children and Fitness Testing
    Approaches to Fitness Tests
    Fitness-Testing Issues
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 14. Movement Concepts and Themes
    Classification of Human Movement Concepts
    Teaching Movement Skills and Concepts
    Movement Skills and Concepts Lesson Plans
    Teaching Movement Themes
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 15. Locomotor and Nonlocomotor Skills
    Fundamental Skills
    Locomotor Skills
    Nonlocomotor Skills
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 16. 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
    Learning Aids

    Part IV. Specialized Skills

    Chapter 17. 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 (Jump Bands)
    Activities With Partner Tug-of-War Ropes

    Chapter 18. 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
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 19. 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
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 20. Cooperative Skills
    Role of Cooperative Activities
    Teaching Cooperative Activities
    Group Challenges
    Activities With Parachutes
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 21. 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
    Learning Aids

    Part V. Lifetime Activities and Sports Skills

    Chapter 22. Lifetime Activities
    Climbing Wall
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 23. Basketball
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Basketball Skills
    Instructional Procedures
    Basic Basketball Rules
    Basketball Drills
    Basketball Activities
    Basketball Skill Tests
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 24. Football
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Football Skills
    Instructional Procedures
    Football Drills
    Football Activities
    Football Skill Tests
    Flag Football Formations
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 25. Hockey
    Hockey Skills
    Instructional Procedures
    Hockey Drills
    Hockey Activities
    Hockey Skill Tests
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 26. Racket-Related Skills
    Learning Aids

    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
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 28. Softball
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Softball Skills
    Organizing for Instruction
    Basic Softball Rules
    Softball Drills
    Softball Activities
    Softball Skill Tests
    Learning Aids

    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
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 30. Volleyball
    Instructional Emphasis and Sequence
    Volleyball Skills
    Instructional Procedures
    Organizing for Instruction
    Basic Volleyball Rules
    Volleyball Activities
    Volleyball Skill Tests
    Learning Aids
    Aaron Beighle is a professor at the University of Kentucky in the department of kinesiology and health promotion, where he teaches 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 the second edition of Pedometer Power. Dr. Beighle’s areas of expertise include physical activity promotion, specifically physical education and school-based physical activity programs.

    Robert P. Pangrazi is an internationally recognized expert in physical education training and instruction. He is a professor emeritus of Arizona State University and an educational consultant for Gopher Sport. His physical education textbooks have sold over a million copies in this country and abroad. Pangrazi has published over 60 textbooks and 120 research and professional articles. He has been a keynote speaker for 45 state and district conventions and an invited speaker at nearly 450 national and international conferences. He regularly conducts training sessions for schools and universities and works regularly as a motivational speaker. His online curriculum, DynamicPEASAP, is a sister publication to this textbook. Dr. Pangrazi has received numerous awards, including the Distinguished Service Award from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the National Distinguished Service Award presented by the AAHPERD (now SHAPE America) Council for Physical Education for Children, and the Curriculum and Instruction Emeritus Honor Award from the NASPE (now SHAPE America) Curriculum and Instruction Academy. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education and an honor fellow of SHAPE America.

    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors through HKPropel.

    Instructor guide. Includes takeaways, learning objectives, review questions from the book and suggested answers, lab activities, class projects, relevant websites, and suggested readings for each chapter.

    Test package. Contains 580 questions in true-false, essay, and multiple-choice formats. The files may be downloaded for integration with a learning management system or printed for use as paper-based tests. Instructors may also create their own customized quizzes or tests from the test bank questions.

    Chapter quizzes. Contains ready-made quizzes (10 questions each) to assess student comprehension of the most important concepts in each chapter. 

    Presentation package. Features more than 750 PowerPoint slides of text, artwork, and tables from the book that can be used for class discussion and presentation. New to this edition, the presentation package also includes links to videos showing master teachers in PE classes demonstrating book content. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly within PowerPoint or printed to make handouts for students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides.

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