In Learning by Choice in Secondary Physical Education: Creating a Goal-Directed Program, Kevin Kaardal describes an innovative, step-by-step program that he developed and perfected while teaching physical education for many years at the middle and high school levels. Teachers love it because it reduces downtime, increases involvement, and makes teaching more enjoyable. Kids love it, too—90 percent of those surveyed anonymously gave it their overwhelming approval.
The book also features the following items:
- 123 reproducibles
- A complete set of reproducibles for creating and running a basketball unit and 30 task card posters with examples of how to create your own posters
- Sample reproducibles for six other sports
- How-tos for creating a complete curriculum for any sport, including unit overviews, handouts, and assessment forms
This book should be in the library of every physical education teacher—whether you’re just starting out or you’re experienced and feeling a little frustrated and burned out. It’s a wellspring of sure-fire ideas and techniques to make physical education so fun and rewarding for students, they’ll enjoy exercise for the rest of their lives.