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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Standards-Based Physical Education Curriculum Development, Second Edition is
developed around the National Association of Sport and Physical Education
(NASPE) standards for K-12 physical education. This innovative guide teaches
students about the process of writing curriculum in physical education and was
written by experts who have had specific experience designing and implementing
this thematic curriculum. The text begins by looking at the national physical
education standards and then examines physical education from a conceptual
standpoint, addressing the so what of physical education. It then goes on to
examine the development of performance-based assessments designed to measure
the extent of student learning. The second part of the text explores the
various curricular models common to physical education: sport education,
adventure education, outdoor education, traditional/multi activity, fitness,
and movement education. It goes on to describe each model, provide examples of
curriculums that use it, show how the model links with physical education
standards, and provide appropriate assessments for it. The third part, Chapter
14: It s Not Business As Usual, discusses how to improve one s physical
education curriculum by doing things differently and embracing change.