Superb for general reference and great for drawing inspiration from for your next lesson plan, this physical education textbook focuses on the physical and physiological demands of students. In understanding student development, PE teachers will be able to formulate more engaging, and exciting lessons that help acquaint students with a healthier, more active lifestyle.
Physical education expands far beyond just movement and activity—it encompasses critical focuses that include motor learning, biomechanics, physiology, sociology, psychology, perspective, and more! It’s only after teachers understand the complexity of developing students that they’ll be able to formulate PE lessons that are conducive to proper development. This insightful reference and guidebook explores all facets of student development to introduce PE teachers to more than just lesson plans: it helps them think critically about the growth and understanding of their students as it relates to physical education.
Preparation for Certification
In addition to being a supremely insightful overview of every component of modern PE, this physical education textbook is also a key preparatory resource for aspiring teachers seeking certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). The core concepts explained within the book are integral to studying for concepts introduced within this accreditation process, making it a must-have for soon-to-be PE teachers.
Book is 425 pages.