Teaching Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood and the Primary Years

by Natalie McMaster
$91.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press ANZ

Publication Date: April 23, 2019

ISBN: 9780190311476

Binding: Paperback

Availability: 7-14 Days

Please note this is the time it takes for stock to reach our warehouse. Please allow a few extra days for delivery.

Written to align with the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education, Teaching Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood and the Primary Years provides pre-service teachers and educators with a practical toolbox of strategies to teach Health and Physical Education (HPE) in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) and primary school contexts.While many in the education profession recognise the importance of health and wellbeing, there is a lack of understanding about why this is important for children, how this can be taught effectively in ECEC settings and schools and also what quality HPE looks and feels like.This practical, evidence-based text is written by a wealth of chapter authors, who are specialists in their field, giving pre-service teachers expert voices on being successful in teaching such an important curriculum area that is essential to developing active and healthy futures.KEY FEATURESLinks to the AITSL standards and aligns with the Australian Curriculum: Health and PhysicalEducation, incorporating the curriculum priorities of integrating ICT, cross-curriculum opportunities and general capabilitiesProvides crucial growth, motor development, health and physical education content across early childhood and primary contexts from birth – 12Provides an equal proportion of coverage on both Health and Physical Education contentCritical investigation activities, reflection questions and case studies encourage studentengagement with the textVideos support blended learning opportunities and allow students to connect theory to practiceMargin notes provide definitions and digital technology tips.