Teaching Responsibility Through Physical Activity

Author: Donald R. Hellison
Publisher: Human Kinetics 1
ISBN: 9780736046015
Format: PDF, ePub
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In this revised and expanded second edition, you'll -learn about the basic convictions needed for teaching social and personal responsibility to children and youth; -hear from real teachers and kids in real schools and other programs; -acquire new strategies, field-tested in both inner-city and suburban settings; and -gain a better understanding of how to guide children and youth to become their social and personal bests. In Teaching Responsibility Through Physical Activity, Second Edition,Don Hellison guides teachers in using physical activity to foster personal and social responsibility. Hellison's expanded and revised classic provides strategies that have been field-tested in inner-city and suburban settings and will help you guide your students toward greater responsibility. This new edition of Teaching Responsibility Through Physical Activityis focused on teaching in school settings. It includes the following features: -KidQuotes, comments from real kids to motivate you to apply the concepts) -Updated references -“Take-Aways” that summarize each chapter and help you consider your own situation -New chapters on the lesson plan structure -Information on how to integrate responsibility into physical activity lessons -Strategies for specific problems that arise in class -Guidelines for assessment of responsibility PETE instructors and course adopters can use this book to help preservice physical education teachers and recreation leaders develop methods for promoting personal and social responsibility. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a preservice teacher, you'll find that Hellison's popular guide, which includes a foreword by internationally renowned educator Daryl Siedentop, has been taken to an even higher level—one that can help you have a great impact on your students.

Using Physical Activity and Sport to Teach Personal and Social Responsibility

Author: Doris Watson
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450404723
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Using Physical Activity and Sport to Teach Personal and Social Responsibility" provides practical information to help school or community educators use sport and fitness activities to develop character and responsibility in children. This text, based on Don Hellison's model, provides samples of units, lessons, and assessments for nine sports and activities.

Youth Development and Physical Activity

Author: Donald R. Hellison
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736001601
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Professionals in educational and recreational settings work hard to understand and address the problems faced by underserved youth. Yet the dedicated people in these institutions are often limited in what they can achieve because they tend to remain within the confines of their own work environment rather than sharing their expertise and resources. Instead of accepting this as an unfortunate fact of life, the coauthors of this book see the situation as an opportunity to develop an approach in which the whole is far greater than the sum of its parts. In Youth Development and Physical Activity: Linking Universities and Communities, they draw on their considerable teaching experience to present innovative new ways to serve underserved youth. The book describes practical strategies for breaking down the walls between universities and communities so they can combine their strengths to improve young people's lives. You'll find a wealth of guidelines for creating physical activity programs that instill a sense of social and personal responsibility, including numerous real-life examples of successful programs. Youth Development and Physical Activity: Linking Universities and Communities is divided into four parts, each enriched with the colorful "voices" and stories of real kids and youth leaders who have put these ideas into practice: -Part I provides a sobering look at the challenges today's young people face and introduces positive ways to improve physical activity youth programs so they're meaningful in today's world. -In Part II, you'll learn how to move from "how it is" to "how it could be," using a breakthrough model for working with kids and building programs. Here the book provides a road map that shows the way for university students and faculty to connect with youth in their communities through service learning, internships, and other outreach programs -Part III spells out how to develop a variety of proven youth physical activity programs--from adventure experiences and Coaching Clubs to mentoring and teen parent programs. You'll find many great ideas that work in virtually any setting, including public schools, alternative schools, recreation programs, youth service groups, and social agencies. -Part IV provides a variety of helpful tools for evaluating programs and improving outcomes, as well as insights on how professionals can develop the skills they need to respond to the changing demands on youth leaders. Written by professionals with a combined 70 years of experience working with underserved youth, this book is must reading for both professionals and organizations practicing in a world where youth too often slip through the cracks. It provides a clear and hopeful framework for improving the lives of kids as well as the communities in which they live.

Teaching Children Responsible Behavior

Author: Sandy Hagenbach
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736084312
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Teaching Children Responsible Behavior: A Complete Toolkit "helps you teach children that choices and actions have consequences. Through stories, worksheets, activities, and posters, elementary students learn how to show respect, meet challenges, and be good teammates. Included are sample block plans and guidance on creating a positive environment.

Positive Youth Development through Sport

Author: Nicholas L. Holt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317486110
Format: PDF, ePub
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Cutting through the political rhetoric about the power of sport as a tool for social change and personal improvement, this book offers insight into how and why participating in sport can be good for children and young people. As the first text to focus on the role of sport in positive youth development (PYD), it brings together high-profile contributors from diverse disciplines to examine critically the ways in which sport can be used to promote youth development. Now in a fully updated, revised and expanded new edition, Positive Youth Development through Sport covers a wider range of disciplines including sport psychology, development psychology, physical education, sport development and sport sociology. Its three main sections focus on: the theoretical and historical contexts of PYD quantitative and qualitative methods for assessing PYD in sport the potential of PYD in sport across different ages and abilities. With expanded guidance on how to apply positive youth development in practice, this is essential reading for all students, researchers, educators, practitioners and policy makers with an interest in youth sport.

Beyond the Boundaries of Physical Education

Author: Anthony Laker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113570127X
Format: PDF
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This book sets out to celebrate physical education and sport, and by doing so, encourage the educational establishment to embrace the subject area as a vehicle for the complete development of the individual. In addition, it shows that the benefits of physical activity far outweigh the shallow claims of populous magazines - there are benefits for the individual, the community and for society as a whole. Laker contends that the importance of physical education and sport in many areas of social life has been overlooked at best, and misused at worst. Physical activity has a vast contribution to make, not only as a topic of small talk on a Monday morning, but also to the personal and social development of individuals and possibly to the well-being of the global community as a whole. This book explores the land 'beyond the boundaries of the game.'

Teaching for Lifetime Physical Activity Through Quality High School Physical Education

Author: Peter A. Hastie
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780205343546
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A comprehensive book, Teaching for Lifetime Physical Activity Through Quality High School Physical Education gives readers interested in physical education the tools they need to design innovative and creative high school physical education programs that will connect with today's youth. The latest developments in research-based methods of presenting sports in physical education are covered, and the unique problems facing today's physical education teacher are tackled. Topics such as youth culture, voice, and choice are explored to provide a contextual framework in which readers can create exciting activity programs.

PE Connections

Author: Thomas M. Fleming
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736059107
Format: PDF, Docs
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-Develop new instructional strategies that lead to positive growth in young people. -Blend instruction options to take the physical activity experience to another level. -Move toward a coordinated school health approach. -Provide 136 teacher-tested, developmentally appropriate, fun, and creative activities to foster a love of physical activity. Teachers want their students to be successful--not just in the classroom, but throughout their lives as well. Through PE Connections: Helping Kids Succeed Through Physical Activity, teachers can provide the experiences that help students succeed in a much broader sense than is usually associated with a physical education class. PE Connectionsaccomplishes this by offering teachers and after-school care providers three instructional approaches that expand the definition of student success: teaching quality physical education, building social and personal competencies through developmental assets, and creating the foundation for a coordinated school health program. The activities in the book are the integration of physical activity, development of social competencies, and health strategies. This multifaceted text -offers traditional teaching of movement patterns, fitness concepts, and social interaction skills; -provides 136 fun physical activities that meet the movement skill, fitness, and social competency objectives as outlined in NASPE standards 5 and 6; and -goes beyond the standards by exposing students to success-building strategies not normally offered in physical education classes. Some of the activities offer suggestions to encourage the partnering of parents, schools, and community organizations to provide the supportive environment that children need for healthy development. Others provide asset-building tools that either reinforce or build a particular asset or life skill, such as peaceful conflict resolution, personal power, and self-esteem. The result is a unique book that fosters a love of physical activity and spurs personal growth. PE Connectionsalso -groups activities by equipment type and suggests creative ideas for using existing equipment, -offers modifications for the activities; and -provides an appendix that helps teachers modify lessons for students with physical disabilities. PE Connectionscomes with easy-to-reproduce flash card masters and exercise pictures, an activity finder chart, and tips and guidelines for developing or improving coordinated school health programming. In addition, for each activity it lists specific developmental assets or teaching tips for developing the whole child. With its fresh approach, creative activities, and focus on building successful experiences, PE Connectionssheds new light on what it means to be successful in physical activity settings.