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Teach Now! Physical Education

Becoming a Great PE Teacher, 1st Edition

By Daniel Burton

Routledge

226 pages

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Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step by step, helps trainees, or teachers new to the profession, to build the skills and confidence they need to become first-rate classroom practitioners.

Written by a highly-skilled practitioner, this accessible guide contains all the support you need to become a great Physical Education teacher. Combining a grounded, modern rationale for teaching with highly practical training approaches, the book offers clear, straightforward advice on effective practice which will develop students' physical literacy, knowledge and inter-personal skills.

Enhanced by carefully chosen examples to demonstrate good practice, and with key definitions and ready-to-use activities included throughout, the book examines the aims and value of teaching PE, and outlines the essential components of providing a good Physical Education to students of all ages and abilities. Planning, assessment and behaviour management are all covered in detail, alongside chapters which focus upon the criteria and objectives of an effective PE curriculum, how to support students with special educational needs and physical disabilities, and how to create practical and effective ways to cater for the most-able students within PE.

Teach Now! Physical Education contains all the support required by trainee or newly qualified PE teachers. With advice on job applications, interviews, and your very first term, this book is your essential guide as you start your exciting career as an outstanding Physical Education teacher.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: The aims of Physical Education

Chapter 2: Curriculum essentials in Physical Education

Chapter 3: Planning essentials

Chapter 4: Assessment essentials

Chapter 5: Effective differentiation within PE

Chapter 6: Providing for the most-able within PE

Chapter 7: Providing for students with special education needs within PE

Chapter 8: Use of ICT in Physical Education

Chapter 9: Ensuring good behaviour in PE lessons

Chapter 10: Using action research to improve practice

Chapter 11: PE as a tool for improving transition/transfer

Chapter 12: Leadership for learning

Chapter 13: Improving subject knowledge

Chapter 14: Health and Safety in PE

Chapter 15: From PE to community sport

Chapter 16: Job Applications and Interview Advice

Chapter 17: Your first term in post

About the Author

Daniel Burton currently teaches at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds as Director of Sport and Student Leadership. He is involved in training NQTs and trainees from a range of providers, embedding student leadership across the school and helping to develop teaching and learning.

About the Series

Teach Now!

Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step-by-step, helps trainee teachers to build the skills and confidence to become first-rate classroom practitioners. The series comprises a core text that explores what every teacher needs to know about essential issues such as learning, pedagogy, assessment and behaviour management and subject specific books that guide the reader through the key components and challenges in teaching individual subjects. Written by expert practitioners, the books in this series combine an underpinning philosophy of teaching and learning alongside ready-to-use activities, strategies and techniques to ensure success in the classroom.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General