Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers, Second Edition, is now automatically packaged with an online subscription access code for a 6-month subscription to the Journal of Teaching Physical Education (JTPE). JTPEfeatures research articles based on classroom and laboratory studies, descriptive and survey studies, summary and review articles, and discussion of current topics of interest to physical educators at every level. The textbook Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers, Second Edition, is specially designed to prepare elementary education majors to meet the challenge of teaching physical education effectively. The textbook has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of veteran teachers who are respected authors in the field of physical education. They've included the following new content and helpful features: - 70 reproducible lesson plans that students can learn from in class and continue to draw on as they begin their teaching careers - A handy lesson plan finder - Sidebars with examples of how to put concepts into practice - New mastery activities at the end of each chapter - A glossary of key terms - Expanded ancillaries for course instructors Authors Thomas, Lee, and Thomas write in an engaging style that is easily accessible to studentsno unexplained concepts or confusing jargon. They include all the essential information that future teachers need for implementing quality elementary physical education: - Why teaching successful physical education classes is important to the mission of elementary schools - Six aspects of child development that affect physical education instruction, including specific guidelines for addressing individual students' needs - How to plan the physical education curriculum, get and stay organized for teaching, and manage classes effectively - Instructional techniques, methods of assessment, and ways to continue learning and refining your teaching methods This package helps teachers achieve positive, measurable outcomes based on national standards, even if they're not physical education specialists.Thomas, Katherine T. is the author of 'Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers', published 2007 under ISBN 9780736071222 and ISBN 0736071229.