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Cooperative Learning

Ronald Dienstman

Ronald Dienstmann, ME, is a physical education teacher in Topsfield, Massachusetts. Mr. Dienstmann has been teaching for 25 years and coached for 10 years. A native of Brazil, he spent 10 years working with a Brazilian professor who is a prominent children's swimming education expert. Mr. Dienstmann's work with that professor spurred his interest in the research on emotions and learning and on the schema theory of discrete motor skill learning, which led to the creation of this book. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Games for Motor Learning : 111 Fun Activities for Growing Brains

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...When choosing to focus on cooperation rather than competition to provide students with vigorous physical activity in an enjoyable environment, we should take care not to deny the existence of children’s natural tendency to compete. The goal...

Levels of Responsibility

Don Hellison

Don Hellison, PhD, is a professor in the college of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago and codirector of the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) Alliance. He has extensive experience working with high-risk youth, was a distinguished research fellow at Adelphi University, and has been a visiting professor at numerous universities in the United States and in Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Through Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...No philosophy, theory, or theorist can possibly capture the idiosyncratic reality of your own experiences as a teacher.Although teaching certainly has a “technology,” a “here’s how” to teach physical activities, it also ought to possess...

Daily Program Format

Don Hellison

Don Hellison, PhD, is a professor in the college of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago and codirector of the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) Alliance. He has extensive experience working with high-risk youth, was a distinguished research fellow at Adelphi University, and has been a visiting professor at numerous universities in the United States and in Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Through Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2011

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...Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.Day-to-day consistency in the use of the program leader’s responsibilities (i.e., program themes) and levels of responsibility is an essential feature...

What Works

Doris L. Watson

Doris L. Watson, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of educational psychology and higher education at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Watson serves as assistant chair and graduate coordinator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brian D. Clocksin

Brian D. Clocksin, PhD, is chairman of the department of movement and sports science and associate professor of movement and sports science at the University of La Verne in La Verne, California. Clocksin previously taught at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, as an associate professor in the department of physical education and sport science, where he taught courses in physical education methods, adapted physical education, adventure education, and motor behavior. In addition to his teaching duties, Clocksin served as the graduate coordinator for the department of physical education and sport sciences. He also ran Moving and Shaking with Hofstra (MASH), an after-school physical activity program for fourth- through fifth-grade students that used the TPSR model. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Physical Activity and Sport to Teach Personal and Social Responsibility

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...An often-heard expression in education is “Good teachers are born, not made.” We believe that this statement derives from the tension between theory and practice, between what we know and what we do. Certainly, both theory and practice...

Teaching and Learning Social Justice Through Inventing Games

Joy I. Butler

Joy I. Butler, EdD, is an associate professor in the curriculum and pedagogy department at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia. She began the first International TGfU Conference in 2001, established the TGfU International Task Force in 2002 and served as its chair through 2008, consulted for the second and third TGfU conferences, and directed the 2008 conference. In addition to coediting Teaching Games for Understanding in 2005, she has coedited two other books on TGfU. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Playing Fair

Human Kinetics, 2016

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...The sixth-grade class is inventing games, within the category of invasion games. The students have discussed and decided on the basic structures of their game (boundaries, goals, ball) and agreed on five rules. Now it is time to try it out....

In the Trenches

Doris L. Watson

Doris L. Watson, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of educational psychology and higher education at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Watson serves as assistant chair and graduate coordinator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brian D. Clocksin

Brian D. Clocksin, PhD, is chairman of the department of movement and sports science and associate professor of movement and sports science at the University of La Verne in La Verne, California. Clocksin previously taught at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, as an associate professor in the department of physical education and sport science, where he taught courses in physical education methods, adapted physical education, adventure education, and motor behavior. In addition to his teaching duties, Clocksin served as the graduate coordinator for the department of physical education and sport sciences. He also ran Moving and Shaking with Hofstra (MASH), an after-school physical activity program for fourth- through fifth-grade students that used the TPSR model. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Physical Activity and Sport to Teach Personal and Social Responsibility

Human Kinetics, 2013

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...Now that you have seen how TPSR can be used in a variety of sports and physical activities, let’s look at some real-world examples of the use of TPSR. We have solicited program descriptions from a few of our colleagues, who outline...

Volleyball

Doris L. Watson

Doris L. Watson, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of educational psychology and higher education at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Watson serves as assistant chair and graduate coordinator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brian D. Clocksin

Brian D. Clocksin, PhD, is chairman of the department of movement and sports science and associate professor of movement and sports science at the University of La Verne in La Verne, California. Clocksin previously taught at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, as an associate professor in the department of physical education and sport science, where he taught courses in physical education methods, adapted physical education, adventure education, and motor behavior. In addition to his teaching duties, Clocksin served as the graduate coordinator for the department of physical education and sport sciences. He also ran Moving and Shaking with Hofstra (MASH), an after-school physical activity program for fourth- through fifth-grade students that used the TPSR model. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Physical Activity and Sport to Teach Personal and Social Responsibility

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Volleyball: Steps to Success by Bonnie Kenny and Cindy Gregory (2006) is the primary source for this chapter. We have found the books in the Steps to Success series, including this one on volleyball, particularly helpful to our teaching...

Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Doris L. Watson

Doris L. Watson, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of educational psychology and higher education at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Watson serves as assistant chair and graduate coordinator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brian D. Clocksin

Brian D. Clocksin, PhD, is chairman of the department of movement and sports science and associate professor of movement and sports science at the University of La Verne in La Verne, California. Clocksin previously taught at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, as an associate professor in the department of physical education and sport science, where he taught courses in physical education methods, adapted physical education, adventure education, and motor behavior. In addition to his teaching duties, Clocksin served as the graduate coordinator for the department of physical education and sport sciences. He also ran Moving and Shaking with Hofstra (MASH), an after-school physical activity program for fourth- through fifth-grade students that used the TPSR model. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Physical Activity and Sport to Teach Personal and Social Responsibility

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...TPSR professionals have debated the efficacy of the model in a physical education setting. Because of the nature of the teacher–student relationship, some people argue that TPSR cannot be used effectively in such a setting. For example...

A Framework for Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility

Don Hellison

Don Hellison, PhD, is a professor in the college of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago and codirector of the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) Alliance. He has extensive experience working with high-risk youth, was a distinguished research fellow at Adelphi University, and has been a visiting professor at numerous universities in the United States and in Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Through Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...You gotta have a system.In chapter 1, I briefly told the story of how TPSR came into being, in part to highlight a few of the basic ideas, but more important, to show what a human and therefore flawed process the development...

Getting Started

Don Hellison

Don Hellison, PhD, is a professor in the college of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago and codirector of the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) Alliance. He has extensive experience working with high-risk youth, was a distinguished research fellow at Adelphi University, and has been a visiting professor at numerous universities in the United States and in Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Through Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...The only person you get to change is yourself.It may seem strange to name one of the last chapters in the book Getting Started, but readers who haven’t tried TPSR and want to do so are faced with doing just that. As Kallusky advised (in...