Teaching Primary Physical Education

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SAGE Publications, Apr 4, 2012 - Education - 192 pages
"Physical Education is an important part of the primary curriculum and one that provides unique challenges for those involved with its teaching. Teaching Primary Physical Education provides a concise overview of the knowledge, skills and understanding required for the confident teaching of physical education in primary schools. This book offers a balanced and comprehensive overview of the subject, covering issues such as safe practice in PE, inclusion, subject leadership and cross-curricular approaches to physical education supported by an accessible theory-informed approach."--Publisher.
 

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Contents

1 WHY PHYSICAL EDUCATION?
1
2 HOW PUPILS LEARN AND DEVELOP
11
3 APPROACHES TO THE TEACHING OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
25
4 INCLUSION IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
39
5 SAFE PRACTICE IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
55
6 DEVELOPING MOTOR COMPETENCES
67
7 DEVELOPING KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND UNDERSTANDING ACROSS AREAS OF ACTIVITY
85
8 PLANNING THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE
111
9 PROMOTING PHYSICAL EDUCATION ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
127
10 PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND THE WIDER COMMUNITY
145
11 SUBJECT LEADERSHIP IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
151
REFERENCES
161
WEBSITES
167
INDEX
169
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Dr Julia Lawrence is Subject Leader of Physical Education at Leeds Metropolitan University.

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