Thematic learning and teaching through physical education

Stidder, G. and Hayes, G.S. (2011) Thematic learning and teaching through physical education In: Hayes, G.S. and Stidder, G., eds. The Really Useful Physical Education Book. The Really Useful Series . Routledge, London, UK, pp. 159-175. ISBN 9780415498272

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Abstract

The Really Useful Physical Education Book is designed to provide practicing and trainee teachers in the primary school with the practical, engaging ideas you need to teach PE imaginatively. Underpinned by easy-to-understand theory and engaging with the recently revised National Curriculum for Physical Education (NCPE), the book offers; practical suggestions for teachers to encourage children to exercise safely and enjoyably activity-specific examples of the ways in which learning and teaching can be delivered through games, gymnastics, dance, swimming and athletics a range of outdoor and adventure-based activities, including trust games, problem-solving activities and joint decision-making and team-building exercises, which are not reliant on specialised equipment or resources methods of promoting the importance of exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle to schoolchildren and consideration of its effects on the wider spheres of education and society The Really Useful Physical Education Book explores ideas for lesson planning alongside teaching examples and methodologies, to provide a broader balance of stimulating activities for young people, beyond traditional ‘games’.

Item Type:Chapter in book
Uncontrolled Keywords:physical education; teacher training; exercise; lifestyle; National Curriculum for Physical Education; primary education; thematic learning
Subjects:X000 Education > X100 Teacher Education
X000 Education > X200 Education Research
X000 Education > X500 National Curriculum
X000 Education > X100 Teacher Education > X190 Teacher Education not elsewhere classified
X000 Education > X500 National Curriculum > X520 Physical Education
X000 Education
Faculties:Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School
ID Code:6215
Deposited By:Chelsea editor
Deposited On:30 Oct 2009
Last Modified:07 Aug 2013 16:23

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