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Appropriate Practices in Movement Programs for Children Age 3-5

Appropriate Practices in Movement Programs for Children Age 3-5

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    Appropriate Practices in Movement Programs for Children Ages 3-5 is a must-have guidebook for teachers, daycare providers, parents, caregivers, school administrators, policymakers and others who are responsible for education programs for children ages 3 through 5. This easy-to-read handbook provides specific guidance to help recognize and design practices in movement programs that are best for children (appropriate) and recognize and avoid those that are counterproductive or harmful (inappropriate).

    This new, expanded edition features:
    • Practice guidelines supported by the most recent research on early-childhood development.
    • Side-by-side comparison of appropriate practices with those that are inappropriate, for easy reading.
    • Expanded list of resources for teachers, administrators, parents & caregivers to delve deeper into appropriate practices.

    Audience

    Intended for teachers, daycare providers, parents, caregivers, school administrators, policymakers and others who are responsible for education programs for children ages 3 through 5.

    Table of Contents

    Early childhood movement practices are organized into five separate sections:
    1. Learning Environment
    2. Instructional Strategies
    3. Curriculum
    4. Assessment
    5. Professionalism

    About the Author

    SHAPE America — Society of Health and Physical Educators — is the largest organization of physical educators in the country, with close to 20,000 members. SHAPE America created the first-ever K-12 physical education national standards; developed the Let’s Move in School public awareness campaign to increase physical activity before, during, and after school; and originated the Shape of the Nation Report, which reviews the status of physical education across the United States. Among its many partners, SHAPE America works with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, the American Heart Association, The Cooper Institute, and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.