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Introduction to Teaching Physical Education 2nd Edition With Web Resource

Introduction to Teaching Physical Education 2nd Edition With Web Resource

Principles and Strategies

$124.95 CAD


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    Introduction to Teaching Physical Education: Principles and Strategies—already a popular text for students considering majoring or minoring in physical education—is now even stronger in this new second edition.

    Three strengths that set the second edition of this book apart from its competitors are its sole focus on physical education, the depth and breadth of physical education topics it covers, and its affordability. It features the essential content that students need to build a strong base of instructional skills and an understanding of the field—and it does so in an engaging manner to get students excited about teaching physical education.

    Introduction to Teaching Physical Education, Second Edition, delves into the theoretical, practical, and inspirational aspects of teaching physical education. Students can explore the field’s history, purpose, and concepts as well as learn teaching skills, examine instructional scope and sequence, and learn about the responsibilities of a teacher. They’ll also learn about teaching duties, motivation and behavior management strategies, assessment, lesson planning, technology and online resources, and careers in the field.

    Updates and New Material
    Introduction to Teaching Physical Education is updated to reflect the significant changes that have occurred in the field over the past few years, including SHAPE America’s National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for K–12 Physical Education, the SHAPE America Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) guidelines, and more.

    To keep up with the changes in the field, author Jane Shimon has revised or added new material:
    • New Teachers Talking Teaching tips from national and district Teachers of the Year from around the country
    • A new section addressing attentional focus and teaching cues
    • New content on student engagement, differentiated instruction, and inclusion
    • New material on technology, particularly regarding the use of mobile devices in physical education
    • Extended information on writing lesson objectives and on the use of formative assessments
    Introduction to Teaching Physical Education offers sidebars to enhance students’ understanding of key concepts, and it provides boldfaced key terms throughout the chapters as well as a glossary at the end of the book. The text also supplies end-of-chapter discussion questions and cross-references to activities found on the book’s web resource. Students will be spurred to think about the content through Reflect elements scattered throughout the chapters.

    Book Organization
    Introduction to Teaching Physical Education is organized into four parts. Part I outlines the history of physical education, including the two main systems that served as the profession’s foundation; influential concepts and people; and current advancements. It also discusses the purpose of physical education and highlights the many teaching and nonteaching duties of physical educators. Part II presents the details for teaching physical education, including the steps to organizing and instructing in the classroom and the gymnasium. It also looks at motivational theories and how to prevent misbehavior and positively manage student behavior.

    In part III, students learn about planning lessons and assessing outcomes. They examine scope and sequence, learn how to develop appropriate objectives and quality lesson plans, and explore assessment and rubric design. Part IV affords students insight into current technology issues that can be used to enhance physical education, and it explores the career options available.

    Introduction to Teaching Physical Education offers several ancillary materials:
    • A web resource featuring chapter overviews, definitions of key terms, and supplemental materials such as worksheets, lesson plan templates, and short situational studies
    • An instructor guide with a sample course syllabus, chapter overviews, key terms, discussion questions, learning activities, and more
    • A test package with more than 200 true-or-false and multiple-choice questions
    • A PowerPoint presentation package with more than 200 slides, including select illustrations and tables
    Complete, Concise, and Engaging
    Introduction to Teaching Physical Education, Second Edition, will help students gain the knowledge and skills they need as they pursue their entry into the teaching profession, providing them with a springboard to advance in their coursework. This complete but concise text supplies the perfect introduction to the physical education field, covering the essentials in an engaging and informative way as students learn to apply the principles of teaching physical education.


    Text for undergraduate PETE students and those considering majoring or minoring in physical education.
    Part I. Behind the Scenes of Physical Education

    Chapter 1. History of Physical Education
    The Beginning
    Physical Education in the United States
    Early American Period: Mid-1700s to 1900
    Early 20th Century: 1900 to 1930
    Mid-20th Century: 1930 to 1970
    Late 20th Century: 1970 to 2000
    Early 21st Century: 2000 to Present

    Chapter 2. Purpose, Benefits, and Philosophy
    Purpose of Physical Education
    National Physical Education Standards
    Benefits of Physical Education
    Philosophy of Physical Education

    Chapter 3. Duties and Challenges
    Teaching Duties and Roles
    Nonteaching Duties
    Issues and Concerns

    Part II. Teaching Physical Education

    Chapter 4. Organization and Instruction
    Noninstructional Tasks: Classroom Organization
    Instructional Tasks
    Content Progressions and Practice Strategies
    Teaching Styles

    Chapter 5. Motivation
    Motivational Theories
    Strategies to Enhance Motivation

    Chapter 6. Behavior Management
    Behavior Management Safeguards
    Behavior Management Strategies

    Part III. Lesson Planning and Outcomes

    Chapter 7. Scope and Sequence
    Scope: Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K)
    Scope: Elementary School
    Scope: Middle School and Junior High School
    Scope: High School

    Chapter 8. Lesson Planning
    Writing Performance Objectives for a Lesson Plan
    Creating Lesson Plans
    Supporting Individual Differences

    Chapter 9. Student Assessment
    Assessment Options
    Types of Rubrics
    Rubric Construction
    Grading Considerations
    Health-Related Fitness Testing
    Constructing Written Tests

    Part IV. Beyond the Classroom

    Chapter 10. Technology and Resources
    Instructional Technology
    Online Resources

    Chapter 11. Careers in Physical Education
    Alternative School Settings
    Other Career Avenues

    Appendix A. Appropriate Practice Guidelines and Instructional Strategies
    Appendix B. Example of Class Policies and Expectations
    Appendix C. Exercises for a Dynamic Warm-Up
    Jane M. Shimon, EdD, ATC, is a professor and the codirector of the K-12 Physical Education Program at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. She was named the Outstanding College Educator of the Year by Idaho AHPERD in 2006 and was the University Educator of the Year for AAHPERD’s Northwest District in 2007.

    Shimon has firsthand experience in teaching physical education and health at the secondary level and has been teaching an Introduction to Physical Education class since 2000. She has supervised student teachers in rural, urban, and suburban areas in many states across the country. These experiences have broadened her views of physical education programs and teaching practices.

    Shimon has been a member of various state organizations for SHAPE America and has served on the editorial board of Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and on a subcommittee for the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. She is also a retired certified athletic trainer and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. She enjoys cycling on the roads and in the mountains, painting with watercolors, and reading mysteries and historical fiction.
    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors and available online.

    Instructor guide. Includes a sample course syllabus, chapter overviews, key terms, discussion questions, and more.

    Test package. Contains a bank of more than 200 questions in true-or-false and multiple-choice formats.

    Presentation package. Features PowerPoint slide presentations for each chapter.

    Web resource. Features chapter overviews, definitions of key terms, and supplemental materials such as worksheets, lesson plan templates, and short situational studies.