Health and Physical Education for Classroom Teachers Book

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The perfect resource for teachers not specially trained in health and physical education.

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This comprehensive health and physical education book gives classroom teachers the skills needed to successfully teach students about the importance of both. It includes a sample program outline and lesson plans, strategies for incorporating healthy habits throughout the day, and much more.

Specialized Focus for General Education

This book helps classroom teachers deliver effective health and physical education lessons and concepts to their students. It covers both subjects in one resource and is aligned with national health education, physical education, and state-specific academic standards. The book features lab exercises for students to practice the material they’re learning, including designing their own standards-based lesson plans that integrate health and physical education. Websites, tips for best practices, sample lesson plans, and tables with innovative strategies also help teachers effectively teach the concepts.

Spanning 225 pages, Health and Physical Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers is divided into 2 parts, spanning 10 chapters.

Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part I Role of Health and Physical Education in the Classroom

  • Chapter 1. Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds
    • Defining Health in the 21st Century
    • History of Health in Culture
    • History of Health in the United States
    • Health Today in the United States
    • Individual Behaviors and Health
    • Responsibility of Classroom Teachers
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2. Coordinated School Health: A Team Approach
    • National School Policies Focusing on Nutrition and Physical Activity
    • Need for Collaboration Between Education and Health
    • Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model
    • Applying the WSCC Model
    • Best Practices
    • Role of Teachers
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3. Health Education
    • Growth and Development
    • Improving Health Behavior
    • Learning Styles
    • Comprehensive School Health Education
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4. Physical Education
    • Defining Physical Activity
    • Defining Physical Education
    • Standard 1
    • Standard 2
    • Standard 3
    • Standard 4
    • Standard 5
    • Summary

Part II How to Integrate Health and Physical Education Into the Classroom

  • Chapter 5. Advocating for a Healthy, Active School
    • Advocacy inthe Classroom
    • Advocacy in the School
    • Advocacy Ideas forParents and the Community
    • Advocacy Tips for Using a Media Source
    • Advocacy Tips for Policymakers and Administrators
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6. Creating a Healthy Classroom
    • Classroom Health for Every Day
    • Classroom Health Throughout the Year
    • Dimensions of a Healthy Classroom
    • Back-to-School Supply List
    • Unhealthy Teaching Practices
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7. Creating an Active Classroom
    • Activity Breaks and Brain Breaks
    • Integrating Movement Into Academic Lessons
    • Equipment Needs for an Active Classroom
    • Class Management and Organization
    • Inappropriate Practices
    • Safety
    • Class Behavior Management
    • Summary
    • Labs
  • Chapter 8. Integrating Health Education Into the Classroom
    • National Standards for Academic Performance
    • National Health Education Standards (NHES)
    • Brainstorm Integration Ideas
    • Link Health Education Standards With Academic Standards
    • Develop Grade-Specific Interdisciplinary Activities
    • Develop an Integrated Activity Plan
    • Summary
    • Labs
  • Chapter 9. Integrating Physical Education Into the Classroom
    • National Standards for Academic Performance
    • National Standards for K-12 Physical Education
    • Brainstorm Integration Ideas
    • Link Physical Education Standards With Academic Standards
    • Develop Grade-Specific Interdisciplinary Activities
    • Develop an Integrated Activity Plan
    • Summary
    • Labs
  • Chapter 10 Best Practices in the Classroom and Beyond
    • Planning Ahead
    • Teaching Methods That Work
    • Assessment of Learning
    • Learning Environment
    • Professional Development
    • Supporting Policies That Encourage Wellness

Summary

Appendix

National Health Education Standards

National Physical Education Standards

Glossary

References

Index

About the Authors

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