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Author Griggs, Gerald.

Title Understanding primary physical education / Gerald Griggs
Edition First edition
Published New York : Routledge, 2015
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Contents Introduction -- Locating primary physical education -- Physical education in the primary curriculum -- Primary teacher training and continuing professional development -- Teaching primary physical education -- Providing expertise in primary physical education: leading, linking and outsourcing -- Developing creativity within primary physical education -- Defining and operationalising: health and well being of primary aged pupils -- Understanding the trinity within primary physical education: gender, social class and ethnicity -- What does the future hold for primary physical education? -- Building bridges: managing transitions within physical education
Summary In order to become a more effective practitioner every teacher needs to have a sound understanding of the theoretical, social and historical context in which their work takes place. Understanding Primary Physical Education goes further than any other textbook in exploring the development of physical education teaching at the primary and elementary level, drawing together important research from across the educational and sociological literature. The book goes beyond everyday teaching practice at an operational level to encourage students, trainee teachers and researchers to develop a critical u
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Education, Elementary -- Curricula -- Great Britain.
Exercise -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Great Britain.
Health education -- Great Britain.
Physical education for children -- Curricula -- Great Britain.
Physical education for children -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0415835704 (Hardback)
1134471963 (electronic bk.)
9780415835701 (Hardback)
9781134471966 (electronic bk.)