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Teaching Social and Emotional Learning in Health Education

This text provides instructors with the tools they need to successfully incorporate social and emotional learning into their classrooms. It aligns social and emotional learning to standards-based health education, providing a clear rationale for pairing the two when planning your curriculum. This valuable text trains health educators to connect the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) competencies to the National Health Education Standards (NHES), then design assessment and instruction.

Teaching Social and Emotional Learning in Physical Education

This is the ideal resource for understanding and integrating social and emotional learning (SEL) competencies into the structure of a physical education program, alongside physical activity and skill development goals. This text should be incorporated as a key resource to guide physical education teacher education courses specifically focused on social and emotional learning while also providing supplemental readings for courses related to physical education curriculum, instruction, assessment, and/or models-based practice.

The Essentials of Teaching Physical Education

The Essentials of Teaching Physical Education, Second Edition, offers future K-12 physical educators an accessible and effective approach to delivering vital content to students. The book takes a standards-based approach that is fully integrated with SHAPE America assessments, and its teaching for learning approach to curriculum development takes the guesswork out of translating the text’s information into action.

The Essentials of Teaching Health Education, Second Edition

The Essentials of Teaching Health Education, Second Edition, presents a skills-based approach to teaching K-12 health education that prepares students for success in the 21st century. It provides educators all they need to build, teach, and assess a health education program that will help their students become health literate, develop self-efficacy, and gain the 21st-century skills they need to maintain or improve health and well-being.
 
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National Standards & Guidelines for Initial Physical Education Teacher Education

The SHAPE America Initial PETE Standards and Components were designed to develop pre-service candidates into competent and capable future professionals, and provide a performance-based assessment structure requiring candidates to demonstrate content and foundational knowledge, skillfulness and health-related fitness, planning and implementation, instructional delivery and management, assessment of student learning, and professional responsibility.
 
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National Standards & Guidelines for Initial Health Education

The current National Standards for Initial Health Education Teacher Education is firmly supported by the common roles and responsibilities of professional practices in Health Education. Additionally, a concerted effort was made to capture the knowledge and skills that are unique to newly prepared health education teacher preparation candidates.
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National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education

This text presents the National Standards for K-12 Physical Education. It includes new, measurable grade-level outcomes for elementary, middle, and high school students. All outcomes are written to align with the standards and with the intent of fostering lifelong physical activity.



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National Standard for Sport Coaches: Quality Coaches, Quality Sports, Third Edition

National Standard for Sport Coaches: Quality Coaches, Quality Sports, 3rd ed.

This edition of the National Standards for Sport Coaches outlines the standards for quality sport coaching based on the latest research and practical work in coaching science and the varied fields of exercise science.

Understanding Motor Development: Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults

Understanding Motor Development: Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults

Provides readers with both an explanatory and a descriptive basis for the processes of motor development. Covering the entire lifespan, this text focuses on the phases of motor development and provides a solid introduction to the biological, affective, cognitive, and behavioral aspects within each developmental stage.

Conducting and Reading Research in Kinesiology

Conducting and Reading Research in Kinesiology

Instructs readers on how to conduct their own research and how to read—with understanding—the research that others in the field have done. Beginning with an overview of the types of research, the Sixth Edition discusses the steps involved in conducting research, analyzing data, and concludes with a section on writing research proposals and reports.

National Standard for Sport Coaches: Quality Coaches, Quality Sports, 3rd ed.

This edition of the National Standards for Sport Coaches outlines the standards for quality sport coaching based on the latest research and practical work in coaching science and the varied fields of exercise science.

Understanding Motor Development: Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults

Provides readers with both an explanatory and a descriptive basis for the processes of motor development. Covering the entire lifespan, this text focuses on the phases of motor development and provides a solid introduction to the biological, affective, cognitive, and behavioral aspects within each developmental stage.

Conducting and Reading Research in Kinesiology

Instructs readers on how to conduct their own research and how to read—with understanding—the research that others in the field have done. Beginning with an overview of the types of research, the Sixth Edition discusses the steps involved in conducting research, analyzing data, and concludes with a section on writing research proposals and reports.

 
PE Metrics Third Edition

PE Metrics, 3rd Edition

This book aligns with SHAPE America’s National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education, and as a result is a text that you can use with confidence as you help develop physical literacy in your students.

Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education

Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education

Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education is a highly practical and useful resource for middle school and high school health educators looking for innovative and tried-and-true ways to implement a skills-based approach to health education.

Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment 2nd Edition

Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment 2nd Edition

Variables in assessment instruments and in the administration and interpretation of tests can sometimes generate more questions than answers. That’s why special education and adapted physical activity teachers have come to rely on Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment. Now in its second edition, this is the one of the only textbooks that focuses solely on assessment, providing valuable and in-depth clarity, guidance, and understanding in the principles and practical applications of assessment.

Effective Physical Education Content and Instruction With Web Resource

Effective Physical Education Content and Instruction With Web Resource

As a physical educator (or student preparing to become one), you need to know more than the skills, techniques, and tactics of the sports and activities you teach. You need to understand, among other things, how to create task progressions, how to organize and adapt those tasks, and how to detect and correct student errors. Effective Physical Education Content and Instruction will help you learn how to do just that.

PE Metrics, 3rd Edition

This book aligns with SHAPE America’s National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education, and as a result is a text that you can use with confidence as you help develop physical literacy in your students.

Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education

Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education is a highly practical and useful resource for middle school and high school health educators looking for innovative and tried-and-true ways to implement a skills-based approach to health education.

Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment 2nd Edition

Variables in assessment instruments and in the administration and interpretation of tests can sometimes generate more questions than answers. That’s why special education and adapted physical activity teachers have come to rely on Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment. Now in its second edition, this is the one of the only textbooks that focuses solely on assessment, providing valuable and in-depth clarity, guidance, and understanding in the principles and practical applications of assessment.

Effective Physical Education Content and Instruction With Web Resource

As a physical educator (or student preparing to become one), you need to know more than the skills, techniques, and tactics of the sports and activities you teach. You need to understand, among other things, how to create task progressions, how to organize and adapt those tasks, and how to detect and correct student errors. Effective Physical Education Content and Instruction will help you learn how to do just that.

 
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Moving With Words and Actions

Moving With Words and Actions

Moving With Words & Actions will help you introduce the skills and knowledge that builds the physical literacy children will need to succeed in physical education classes in subsequent grades. This dynamic new resource offers more than 70 lesson plans, all of which are aligned with SHAPE America’s National Standards for K-12 Physical Education.

Physical Best: Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness and Health book cover

Physical Best: Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness and Health

Physical Best: Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness and Health helps teachers impart the skills and knowledge that students need to become physically literate, details best practices, and shows how to integrate health-related fitness education into an existing curriculum.

Teaching Fundamental Motor Skills Third Edition

Teaching Fundamental Motor Skills, 3rd Edition

Helps you guide your students in mastering the critical elements of 8 locomotor and 17 manipulative skills. This approach offers a perfect balance between sound pedagogy and fun activities – all aligned with SHAPE America's National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes – that will engage your students and keep them learning.

Moving With Words and Actions

Moving With Words & Actions will help you introduce the skills and knowledge that builds the physical literacy children will need to succeed in physical education classes in subsequent grades. This dynamic new resource offers more than 70 lesson plans, all of which are aligned with SHAPE America’s National Standards for K-12 Physical Education.

Physical Best: Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness and Health

Physical Best: Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness and Health helps teachers impart the skills and knowledge that students need to become physically literate, details best practices, and shows how to integrate health-related fitness education into an existing curriculum.

Teaching Fundamental Motor Skills, 3rd Edition

Helps you guide your students in mastering the critical elements of 8 locomotor and 17 manipulative skills. This approach offers a perfect balance between sound pedagogy and fun activities – all aligned with SHAPE America's National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes – that will engage your students and keep them learning.

 
Lesson Planning for Physical Education
Lesson Planning for High School Physical Education

Lesson Planning for High School Physical Education: Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes

This resource offers more than 240 sequential and comprehensive lesson plans that are aligned with SHAPE America's National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education. You can use the plans as they are or use them as models to create your own units and lessons.

Lesson Planning for Middle School Physical Education

Lesson Planning for Middle School Physical Education: Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes

Offers 176 lessons - arranged in 22 modules - that align directly with SHAPE America's National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes. Easy-to-implement lesson plans for grades 6 through 8, on topics such as badminton, social dance, volleyball, adventure activities and many, many more...all geared toward having students meeting the Grade-Level Outcomes for middle school.

Lesson Planning for Elementary Physical Education

Lesson Planning for Elementary School Physical Education: Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes

Offers expert guidance in implementing lessons and curricula that are aligned with SHAPE America's National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes. The 65 lesson plans and over 200 learning experiences are flexible, reflect best practices, and foster the achievement of physical literacy.

Lesson Planning for High School Physical Education: Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes

This resource offers more than 240 sequential and comprehensive lesson plans that are aligned with SHAPE America's National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education. You can use the plans as they are or use them as models to create your own units and lessons.

Lesson Planning for Middle School Physical Education: Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes

Offers 176 lessons - arranged in 22 modules - that align directly with SHAPE America's National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes. Easy-to-implement lesson plans for grades 6 through 8, on topics such as badminton, social dance, volleyball, adventure activities and many, many more...all geared toward having students meeting the Grade-Level Outcomes for middle school.

Lesson Planning for Elementary Physical Education: Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes

Offers expert guidance in implementing lessons and curricula that are aligned with SHAPE America's National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes. The 65 lesson plans and over 200 learning experiences are flexible, reflect best practices, and foster the achievement of physical literacy.