Math & Movement Training Manual for K-5 Physical Education

$29.95

Are you being challenged to incorporate math into your Physical Education program, but need assistance in making it a reality?  Math and Movement is your answer!  Math and Movement is a kinesthetic, multi-sensory approach to teaching and practicing math concepts that incorporates physical exercise, stretching, and cross body movements.  Although originally designed for the academic classroom, this manual expands the program to seamlessly fit into the Physical Education classroom!

 

Description

In this manual, you will find over 50 lessons and activities, each one designed to meet at least one of the new National Standards and Grade Level-Outcomes* just released by SHAPE America. Each lesson also reinforces at least one Common Core Math Standard. There are also over 90 Active Math Movements designed to help teach various locomotor, non-locomotor, manipulative, and jump rope movements, while simultaneously allowing students to practice counting and skip counting skills!

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About the Authors:

Marcia Wade is in her tenth year as an Elementary Physical Education teacher and currently works at Briceville and Dutch Valley Elementary Schools in Anderson County Schools, Tennessee. She regularly speaks at national, regional, and local conferences, conducts teacher trainings and family fun nights, and writes grants for schools. Marcia resides in Oak Ridge, Tennessee with her husband and two children.

Suzy Koontz is an educational consultant, an actuary, a former math teacher, the founder of Learn Thru Movement, Inc., the Math and Movement program, and the author of numerous books. Math and Movement is a kinesthetic, multi-sensory approach to teaching math that incorporates physical exercise, stretching, cross-body movements, and yoga.. The program uses visually pleasing floor mats that allow children to practice basic skills while using visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning modalities.

Suzy’s work has been features in television, radio, and print. She is a national speaker at schools, conferences, and PTA/O events. Suzy lives in Ithaca, New York with her husband and four daughters.

 

BONUS: Includes 39 K-5 Assessments

Kindergarten – Jumping and Landing with Good Balance

Kindergarten – Jumping in a Horizontal Plane with Good Balance

Kindergarten – Moving on 3 Different Levels with Good Balance

1st – 2nd Grade – Hopping using a Mature Pattern

1st Grade – Jumping in a Vertical Plane

1st Grade – Jumping in a Horizontal Plane

1st Grade – Underhand Throwing

1st Grade – Individual Jump Rope

1st Grade – Moving on 3 Different Levels with Good Balance

2nd Grade – Jogging and Sprinting

2nd Grade – Jumping in a Vertical Plane

2nd Grade – Jumping in a Horizontal Plane

2nd Grade – Underhand Throwing

2nd Grade – Overhand Throwing

2nd Grade – Catching

2nd Grade – Individual Jump Rope

2nd Grade – Moving on 3 Different Levels with Good Balance

3rd – 5th Grade – Running and Sprinting

3rd – 5th Grade – Jumping in a Horizontal Plane

3rd – 5th Grade – Jumping in a Vertical Plane

3rd – 5th Grade – Locomotor Transitioning

3rd – 4th Grade – Underhand Throwing

3rd Grade – Overhand Throwing

3rd Grade – Catching

4th Grade – Overhand Throwing

4th Grade – Catching

5th Grade – Underhand Throwing

5th Grade – Overhand Throwing

5th Grade – Catching

 

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