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Sport Education in Physical Education

Research Based Practice, 1st Edition

Edited by Dawn Penney, Gill Clarke, Mandy Quill, Gary Kinchin


252 pages

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Sport Education is an exciting approach to the teaching of PE. Sport Education: Research Based Practice presents teachers with a framework for developing units of work that will provide their students with challenging and enjoyable sporting experiences that involve them in an array of roles. In Sport Education students are not only players, they also become skilled and knowledgeable as captains, coaches, managers, match reporters and more.

This book provides a complete guide to using the Sport Education model in PE and sport in schools including:

* key issues in PE such as inclusion, assessment, cross-curricular learning; citizenship and lifelong learning.

* sport Education in the context eg National Curriculum for Physical Education.

* real world examples of how Sport Education has been used in both primary and secondary PE.

* sport Education in the context of games, gymnastics, athletics, swimming, outdoors and adventurous activities.

Sport Education is based upon original research and is the first collection of its kind. It will be an important resource for trainees, teachers and teacher educators looking to try Sport Education in their schools and training institutions.

Table of Contents

1. What is Sport Education and why is it timely to explore it? 2. Researching Sport Education: Partnerships in action. 3. Inclusion in Sport Education 4. Assessment and Sport Education 5. Sport Education and Cross Curricular Learning 6. Sport Education, Citizenship and Leadership 7. Sport Education and Lifelong Learning 8. Laying the Foundation for Sport Education 9. Sport Education in Key Stage 2 Games 10. Sport Education in Year 8 Games 11. Sport Education in Gymnastics 12. Sport Education in Athletics 13. Sport Education in Key Stage 4 Swimming 14. Sport Education and Outdoor and Adventurous Activities 15. Sport Education in Teacher Education

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Physical Education