Learning and teaching through swimming and water-based activities

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Abstract

The Really Useful Physical Education Book is designed to provide practicing and trainee teachers in the primary school with the practical, engaging ideas you need to teach PE imaginatively. Underpinned by easy-to-understand theory and engaging with the recently revised National Curriculum for Physical Education (NCPE), the book offers; practical suggestions for teachers to encourage children to exercise safely and enjoyably activity-specific examples of the ways in which learning and teaching can be delivered through games, gymnastics, dance, swimming and athletics a range of outdoor and adventure-based activities, including trust games, problem-solving activities and joint decision-making and team-building exercises, which are not reliant on specialised equipment or resources methods of promoting the importance of exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle to schoolchildren and consideration of its effects on the wider spheres of education and society The Really Useful Physical Education Book explores ideas for lesson planning alongside teaching examples and methodologies, to provide a broader balance of stimulating activities for young people, beyond traditional ‘games’.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Really Useful Physical Education Book
EditorsGordon Hayes, Gary Stidder
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
PublisherRoutledge
Pages103-115
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9780415498272
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 2011

Publication series

NameThe Really Useful Series

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Keywords

  • physical education
  • teacher training
  • exercise
  • lifestyle
  • National Curriculum for Physical Education
  • primary education
  • swimming
  • water based activities

Cite this

Wallis, J., & Binney, J. (2011). Learning and teaching through swimming and water-based activities. In G. Hayes, & G. Stidder (Eds.), The Really Useful Physical Education Book (pp. 103-115). (The Really Useful Series). London, UK: Routledge.
Wallis, James ; Binney, Jonathan. / Learning and teaching through swimming and water-based activities. The Really Useful Physical Education Book. editor / Gordon Hayes ; Gary Stidder. London, UK : Routledge, 2011. pp. 103-115 (The Really Useful Series).
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Wallis, J & Binney, J 2011, Learning and teaching through swimming and water-based activities. in G Hayes & G Stidder (eds), The Really Useful Physical Education Book. The Really Useful Series, Routledge, London, UK, pp. 103-115.

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