Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical EducationPaperback - 2000
Assessment serves a crucial role in developing physically educated children, but selecting the right criteria for assessment can be an overwhelming task. Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical Education bridges the gap between theory and practice. This new, practical resource shows physical educators how to design and implement assessment strategies.
The book includes 68 ready-to-use, reproducible assessment sheets that physical educators can use to assess students' cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning. All the sheets include teacher tips designed for implementation of the assessment strategies. By using this book teachers will save time, money, and, best of all, energy.
Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical Education provides:
-Strategies for managing assessments in the everyday world of the physical educator
-Strategies for developing teacher-generated assessments based on the needs and interests of their own programs
-A comprehensive listing of the critical elements for basic nonlocomotor and locomotor skills
-A wide variety of assessments strategies, such as video projects, student projects, and portfolios, which reflect the levels of Bloom's Taxonomy
-Developmentally appropriate, culturally balanced visuals for children and nonreaders
Author Suzann Schiemer, a nationally recognized expert on assessment, uses a convenient question-and-answer format throughout the book. She uses questions that physical educators most frequently ask her at the assessment workshops she regularly conducts.
Widely applicable to varying curriculums, Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical Education places the "how to's" of assessment at teachers' fingertips.
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