A paraeducator's guide to physical education.This book, edited by Lauren Lieberman and in press with Human Kinetics kinetics: see dynamics.
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Topics contained in the book were gathered from inquiries made of general physical educators, adapted physical educators, paraeducators, and special education teachers. The chapters are collections of important topics requested by these professionals. The book is to be used as a communication tool between the general physical education teacher and the paraeducator. This book will give paraeducators a better understanding of the discipline and purpose of physical education, their roles and responsibilities within physical education, communication and collaboration strategies, behavior management behavior management Psychology Any nonpharmacologic maneuver–eg contingency reinforcement–that is intended to correct behavioral problems in a child with a mental disorder–eg, ADHD. See Attention-deficit-hyperactivity syndrome. , instructional strategies, assessment, and IEP IEP
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Uniquely, it is written in understandable terminology for the professional who is not primarily trained in physical education. Each chapter includes understandable examples of each topic, as well as tables, boxes, and photos The book comes with a CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). containing handouts for each chapter, an appendix, as well as Microsoft PowerPoint[R] slides to assist in instructing paraeducators. Review samples will be available during the AAHPERD AAHPERD American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance National Convention in Baltimore.
Special JOPERD JOPERD Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance Issues
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APAC Adapted Physical Activity Council (American Alliance for Health) will have a feature on current issues in APE ape, any primate of the subfamily Hominoidea, with the possible exception of humans. The small apes, the gibbon and the siamang, and the orangutan, one of the great apes, are found in SE Asia. in JOPERD beginning in 2007 for 4 issues.
The February and March issues of JOPERD will house a special feature, Solutions for Including Individuals with Disabilities, sponsored by the Adapted Physical Activity Council (APAC). The seven articles of the special feature will discuss how to successfully include individuals with disabilities in general physical education and recreation programs, as well as address some of the challenges that arise in inclusive programs. The topic of each article was selected by APAC's Executive Committee, with each article examining different problems professionals face when trying to include individuals with disabilities. Several of the articles give specific suggestions for modifying activities and managing student behavior, while others focus more on the philosophical aspects of inclusion, such as changing the culture of inclusion and providing leadership opportunities. Each article was collaboratively written by adapted physical education Adapted physical education is a sub-discipline of physical education. It is an individualized program created for students who require a specially designed program for more than 30 days. professionals and will assist physical education and recreation professionals in developing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions they need to teach individuals with disabilities within inclusive physical activity settings.
The first article, Inclusion in Physical Education: Changing the Culture (April Tripp, Terry Rizzo, & Linda Webbert), sets the foundation of this special feature and invites the reader to critically examine various ideas about inclusion. It challenges physical educators to expand their ideas about inclusion and to participate in collaboration, community building, and reflective practice in order to more fully include individuals with disabilities. The next four highlight common issues most physical educators and recreation professionals face when working with individuals with disabilities. Modifying Physical Activities to Include Individuals with Disabilities: A Systematic Approach (Kristi Menear & Tim Davis Tim Davis may refer to:
In part two, in the March JOPERD, Martin Block, Aija Klavina, and Wayne Flint share practical ideas and strategies on Including Students with Severe, Multiple Disabilities in General Physical Education. Since including these students in physical education classes is the greatest challenge for physical education professionals, these ideas should be very helpful to them. Including Children with Autism autism (ô`tĭzəm), developmental disability resulting from a neurological disorder that affects the normal functioning of the brain. It is characterized by the abnormal development of communication skills, social skills, and reasoning. in General Physical Education: Eight Possible Solutions (Jiabei Zhang & Ann Griffin), focuses on an increasingly important topic. Autism is the fastest growing disability category; consequently many more students with autism are being included in physical education classes and recreation programs. This article presents eight ideas on how to fully and successfully include them in the physical activity curriculum. Transitioning Children, Youths, and Young Adults with Disabilities (Sherry Folsom-Meek, Ruth Nearing, & Renae Bock Noun 1. bock - a very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring
lager beer, lager - a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally ) discusses the provision of transition services, which include recreation and leisure activities, to individuals with disabilities as mandated in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. The feature concludes with Promoting Leadership in Physical Education and Recreation (Lauren Lieberman, Katrina Arndt, & Sara Daggett) offering ideas for providing positive leadership opportunities for students with disabilities in a variety of physical activity settings.
The articles in this special feature of JOPERD focus on full inclusion of individuals with disabilities. Each article first reviews the literature and then shares ideas and information on how physical education and recreation professionals can best work with and include individuals with disabilities in their classes and programs. If you are someone who is working with individuals with disabilities, you will not want to miss this special issue of JOPERD.
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APAC will soon have a resource guide as a link on the web site. It will have disability sport web sites, parent advocacy groups, names of experts in the field in certain areas, books, magazines, DVDs, etc. Please e-mail Kristi Roth if you would like your name on the experts in the field list so we can include those of you willing to help others through e-mail or a phone call. Kristi's e-mail is: Kristi.Roth@uwsp.edu
Who is Highly Qualified and What is the Impact of No Child Left Behind (NCLB NCLB No Child Left Behind (US education initiative) ) on Adapted Physical Education?
Rebecca Lytle is currently chairing a committee to investigate what the term Highly Qualified means to adapted physical education. Currently, there is no total agreement, not even a consensus, on this issue and how it should relate to education, let alone our segment of the profession. Join in the debate and discussion of this important issue.
Recently, Elaine McHugh made the following comments regarding a position statement on Highly Qualified for us to consider:
"I am strongly opposed to the concept of this document (NCLB). I believe by adopting the term highly qualified from NCLB, we are buying into and giving credibility to NCLB. There are few educators I know who believe NCLB has much at all to do with quality education. I myself am hoping saner heads will prevail in the coming months and years, resulting in the revision of this seriously flawed flaw 1
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The requirement to take the APENS APENS Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia exam may make sense for states without adapted physical education credential programs, but it makes no sense for California, which does have a credential program. Given the current climate regarding the central role of testing for both teachers and students for determining qualifications for both knowledge and/or teaching competency COMPETENCY, evidence. The legal fitness or ability of a witness to be heard on the trial of a cause. This term is also applied to written or other evidence which may be legally given on such trial, as, depositions, letters, account-books, and the like.
2. , I view this requirement as a giant step backwards. Surely we who understand best the concept of multiple intelligences do not support testing as a way to assess quality teachers!
I hope all will seriously reconsider issuance of such a document by APAC. I don't know Don't know (DK, DKed)
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It is important we all speak up and discuss important issues in order to make the best decision for our organization. Please feel free to join this discussion, currently going on via email or by sending your opinions and thoughts to: Letters, publishable in PALAESTRA.
Note: Contact Rebecca Lytle at email@example.com; Elaine McHugh at firstname.lastname@example.org; or send comments to Letters, PALAESTRA, PO Box 508, Macomb, IL 61455 or e-mail to email@example.com.
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2. timely information about its programs to both APAC members and PALAESTRA readers. April Tripp, Department of Kinesiology kinesiology
Study of the mechanics and anatomy of human movement and their roles in promoting health and reducing disease. Kinesiology has direct applications to fitness and health, including developing exercise programs for people with and without disabilities, preserving , Towson University, Towson, MD 21204; firstname.lastname@example.org, is the current Department Editor