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Use assessments to enhance your program and student learning

Human Kinetics offers a number of resources which can help you improve your program and student learning. These span the grade ranges and provide a number of different approaches and resources.


Performance-Based Assessment for Middle and High School Physical Education, Second Edition

by Jacalyn Lea Lund, PhD, and Mary Fortman Kirk, PhD


While performance-based assessment has long been a staple of education, no book covers the relevant topics for middle and high school physical education as thoroughly as this new edition of  Performance-Based Assessment for Middle and High School Physical Education. This updated edition reflects the current NASPE standards and includes new ancillary materials, more examples for educators, and a new chapter about assessing fitness. Read more...


Elementary Physical Education Teaching & Assessment: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

 by Christine J. Hopple


This guide is designed to make the assessment process not only easier but also more manageable. Assessment becomes not a burden in a teacher’s life but an essential teaching tool that assists students in learning what they need to learn—and indeed can motivate and challenge them to take charge of their learning. Read more...

Physical Education Assessment Toolkit

by Liz Giles-Brown


In today’s physical education framework, the demands on your time and energy are great. Every second of class time is precious, so an efficient method of assessment that can plug into any lesson or unit being taught is a highly sought-after commodity. Loaded with assessment templates and sample units, the Physical Education Assessment Toolkit provides you with everything you need in order to simultaneously assess and teach students the lifelong value of physical education. Read more...




Professional and Student Portfolios for Physical Education, Second Edition

by Vincent J. Melograno


Professional and Student Portfolios for Physical Education is for PE teachers to use in guiding their students in creating portfolios, and pre-service and in-service teachers can use it to create their own professional portolios. The book provides practical procedures and tips, and a CD-ROM is full of portfolio biulders that proivde a step-by-step process for developing professional and student portfolios. Read more... 

Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical Education (not shown)

by Susann Schiemer


Assessment serves a crucial role in developing physically educated children, but selecting the right criteria for assessment can be an overwhelming task. Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical Education bridges the gap between theory and practice and includes 68 ready-to-use, reproducible assessment sheets that physical educators can use to assess students’ cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning. All the sheets include teacher tips designed for implementation of the assessment strategies. By using this book teachers will save time, money, and, best of all, energy. Read more...

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Elementary Physical Education Teaching & Assessment-2nd Edition
Performance-Based Assessment for Middle and High School Physical Education-2nd Edition
Physical Education Assessment Toolkit
Professional and Student Portfolios for Physical Education-2nd Edition

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