Behavior Management in Physical Education provides evidence-based, practical guidance on behavior management in the physical education classroom. Readers will learn how to identify and define problem behavior, discover the reasons behind misbehavior, create thriving classrooms via the incorporation of positive and proactive classroom management strategies, implement procedures to address problem behavior, and collect appropriate data to ensure interventions are having a meaningful impact.
The book includes discussion on the use of technology in the physical education classroom to aid the behavior management process, and features case studies in every chapter to highlight key concepts and practical tools to help teachers create a safe and enriching learning environment. This reader-friendly text will inspire aspiring and seasoned physical educators to try new techniques to strengthen their behavior management repertoire.
It is an important read for preservice and in-service physical education teachers, as well as other physical activity practitioners, and a useful resource for students of physical education teaching methods and behavior management courses.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Behavior Management in Physical Education
2. Preparing for Success: Proactive Behavior Management Strategies
3. Reasons why Students Misbehave
4. When Students Misbehave: Reactive Behavior Management Strategies
5. Data Collection and Analysis- has boxes which need to be fixed
6. Self-Management and Ethics
Andrew E. Alstot is Associate Professor in the Graduate Physical Education program within the Department of Kinesiology at Azusa Pacific University, USA, where his focus is on equipping teachers, coaches, and administrators with the knowledge and tools necessary to deliver research-based instruction in physical activity and sport programs. His areas of expertise are physical education pedagogy, behavior management in physical education, and the use of the principles of applied behavior analysis in physical activity settings.
Crystal D. Alstot is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA). She is adjunct faculty in the school counseling and school psychology programs at Azusa Pacific University, USA. In addition to teaching, her areas of expertise are behavior analysis, conducting functional behavior assessments, and working with children with exceptional needs.