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Adventure education has a vast potential for achieving a multitude of goals, educational and otherwise, but programs should contain a clear philosophy that leads to discernible learning or benefits.
Chicken and Noodle Games
Written by game masters John Byl, Herwig Baldauf, Pat Doyle, and Andy Raithby; this book is your ticket to promoting fun and active participation for all involved.
Geocaching for Schools and Communities eBook
Learn more about this fun new activity.
Leisure and Aging
If growing older results in more freedom, then it is reasonable to assume that when one becomes old, life must be replete with greater opportunities for leisure that ultimately affect well-being.
Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming
Between 1993 and 1998, my climbing friends and I would spend the month of January bouldering and camping at Hueco Tanks State Park near El Paso, Texas. The warm sun, brilliant problems, supportive climbing culture, and stark desert beauty brought us back.
Build It So They Can Play
These tools offer visual and tactile stimulation for students with severe or multiple intellectual disabilities. Students have a variety of balls to squeeze and manipulate with their hands. These homemade balls provide stress relief and a remedy for fidgeting.
Survive and Thrive as a Physical Educator
Teaching by invitation and intratask variation are two ways to ensure developmental appropriateness and to motivate students who are at different skill levels.
Tumbling Basics eBook
The backward roll is more difficult for students to learn than the forward roll, even though technique-wise the body passes through the same positions.
Assessment-Driven Instruction in Physical Education With Web Resource
Some teachers think that the criteria of an assessment should be determined after the skill is assessed.
National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education eBook
In reviewing the current literature in physical education, the task force identified several areas as critical to the direction and development of grade-level outcomes: motor skill competency, student engagement and intrinsic motivation, instructional climate, gender differences, lifetime activity approach and physical activity.
Recent research confirms youth strength training significantly increases muscular strength and endurance in children and adolescents and there is absolutely no evidence that properly performed and appropriately supervised youth strength training results in stunted growth, bone growth plate damage, musculoskeletal injury, or pain.
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