2nd Edition

A Practical Guide to Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School





ISBN 9780415814829
Published December 10, 2013 by Routledge
282 Pages 15 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

A Practical Guide to Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School is written for all student teachers on university and school-based initial teacher education courses. It offers a wealth of tried and tested strategies together with practical activities and materials to support both your teaching and your pupils’ learning. It is designed for you to dip in and out of, to enable you to focus on specific areas of teaching or foci on your course.

This second edition is fully updated with the most recent research and developments in the field and includes brand new chapters. Key topics covered include:

  • Understanding your own views about your subjectNEW
  • Lesson planning and schemes of work
  • Physical Education and Key Skills
  • Using ICT
  • Cross-curricular teaching and learningNEW
  • Safe practice, risk assessment and risk management
  • Applying theories of learning to your practice
  • Helping pupils meet intended learning outcomesNEW
  • Promoting positive behaviourNEW
  • Overcoming barriers and maximising the achievement of all pupilsNEW
  • Assessing learning
  • Working with others
  • Reflective practice and action research.

Photocopiable resources offer easy assistance in lesson observation, planning, preparation, delivery and evaluation. An annotated further reading section at the end of each chapter provides advice about selection of the best resources on the web and elsewhere.

Illustrated throughout with examples of existing good practice, this highly practical resource offers valuable support and inspiration to all student teachers as well as those in the early years of their teaching career.

 

A Practical Guide to Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School, 2nd edition is a companion to Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary School, 3rd edition and can be used to reinforce the basic teaching skills covered in that core textbook. The book can also be used equally successfully on its own.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Knowing your subject  1. The nature of physical education  2. How aims influence teaching  3. Knowing your own views about the subject  4. Developing your curriculum  SECTION 2: Planning for pupil learning  5. Long term planning – schemes of work  6. Medium and short term planning – units of work and lesson plans  7. Planning for pupils learning in broader dimensions of the curriculum 1 – citizenship, social, moral, spiritual, cultural and personal development  8. Planning for pupils learning broader dimensions of the curriculum 2 – key skills  9. The use of information and communications technology in PE  10. Planning for the contribution of physical education to cross-curricular activity  11. Safe practice, risk assessment and risk management  SECTION 3: Teaching for pupil learning  12. Applying theories of learning to your practice  13. Knowing your learners  14. Creating an effective learning environment  15. Teaching to enable pupils to meet the intended learning outcomes  16. Teaching for promoting positive behaviour  17. Overcoming barriers and maximising the achievement of all pupils
18. Assessing pupils learning  19. Working with others in supporting pupils learning SECTION 4: Your own professional learning  20. Working as a reflective practitioner  21. Undertaking action research 
 

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Biography

Susan Capel is Professor and Head of the School of Sport and Education at Brunel University, UK.

Peter Breckon is Senior Lecturer in Physical Education at Brunel University, UK.