Teaching Children Physical Education

Become a master teacher of children’s physical education.


A wealth of information for new and veteran PE teachers alike, this book serves as a resource for any and all things involved in teaching physical education to children. This text assists in the development of lesson plans, speaks to proper assessment and evaluation, identifies ways to adjust tasks and activities for individual students, and encourages innovation within the PE curriculum to keep students engaged, active, and educated.

Great for All Teachers

As new teachers make the transition from theory to practice in running their own classes and curriculums, this book provides a sound reference point from which to glean an understanding of contemporary physical education. From motivating students and teaching children to be active, to observing their progress and analyzing their growth, this text is the gold standard in reference. With this book handy, teachers will become comfortable in their own ability to make decisions and formulate the best pedagogical approach to each and every PE class.

Veteran teachers will also find this guide to be a wealth of information as they continue to build upon their experience teaching children to be active. Thanks to the many examples and extrapolated ideas within its pages, this book helps educators keep PE class fresh, fun, and exciting year after year, while still meeting the ever-evolving demands of district, state, and national PE standards.

Includes a DVD Supplement

This book comes with a DVD supplement to further drive home its many important lessons, and provides teachers with a visual reference for many of the concepts and activities explained in the text. Watch comprehensive breakdowns of activities, visual examples of motivation and assessment, and insightful examples of how to create an atmosphere of learning each and every class period.

This edition also comes with downloadable ancillary materials, including instructor testing and presentation materials.

Book is 256 pages. Includes an instructional DVD.

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