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Teaching Educational Games

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...The term educational games has been used to describe games that foster skill acquisition and help children become skillful games players. Barrett (1984) suggests that physical educators should help all children reach their full potential...

History and Philosophy of Movement Education

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...This first chapter provides a brief, but intense, look at critical moments in the history of, and the intent of, movement education. When did movement education originate? Why was it popular in the 1960s, 1970s, and even into the 1980s? Who...

Teaching Educational Dance

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... the umbrella? [Push the button on the umbrella to open it midway; then close it again. Repeat this action several times while students mimic the umbrella with their bodies (open/close).] Now I’m going to open the umbrella completely. See if you...

Teaching Educational Gymnastics

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...Movement education is about developing the full potential of each child and providing success, enjoyment, and activity in movement. Because we want each child to love physical activity, we promote a perspective that fosters accomplishment...

Effort Activities

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... slowly Over bridge—walk on tiptoes slowly Ice—slide with smooth motion at a medium speed Pot holes—leap Speed bump——jump quickly Road dots—hop slowly and then quickly You may add others as well. Your emphasis is on the children...

Relationships Activities

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... You are going to work in small groups. Can you find a small group in which you can work well? I’m going to read a movement story [see the example in the Equipment section]. As I do, I will place movement words on pocket chart cards...

Body Activities

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...The body concept is the first concept introduced to learners in the movement education framework (MEF). This chapter provides activities for teaching the movement concept, categories, and elements of body awareness. The body concept focuses...

Innovative Teaching Ideas for Movement Education

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... Directions: Place the name of the movement concept in the box provided. Each box is placed on top of the roots that are showing one concept. From K. Weiller Abels and J.M. Bridges, 2010, Teaching Movement Education: Foundations...

Foundation for an Active Lifestyle

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

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... physical activity for elementary school children (Guinhouya et al., 2006), the Walk4Life (model M4L MVP) is an example of a pedometer designed to measure MVPA (hence the name MVP). More information on the NASPE guidelines related...

Space Activities

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

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... Tunnel—walk at a medium level Pasture—gallop Over bridge—walk on tiptoes at a high level Under bridge—walk at a low level Ice—slide Pot holes—leap Speed bump——jump Road dots—hop You may add others as well. Your emphasis...