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Author Morris, G. S. Don.

Title Changing kids' games / G.S. Don Morris, Jim Stiehl.

Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c1999.


Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xi, 147 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-144).
Contents Pt. I. How to Alter and Invent Games. Ch. 1. Why Play Games? Ch. 2. How to Change Any Game. Ch. 3. Helping Others Change Games. Ch. 4. Understanding Games Teaching -- Pt. II. Examples of Game Changes. Ch. 5. Adventure Games. Ch. 6. Academic Games. Ch. 7. International Games.
Summary This expertly illustrated, easy-to-follow book helps you select, plan, modify, present, and evaluate movement games to fit your purposes, values, teaching styles, and resources. But most important, it helps you meet the needs, abilities, and interests of your players - especially children in grades K-8. The new edition outlines step-by-step procedures for modifying games and shows how to involve others in games-changing efforts. It also presents the "Games for Understanding" approach, which uses game strategy analysis to motivate children to master required skills.
Other author Stiehl, Jim.
Subject Physical education for children.
Movement education.
Sports for children.
ISBN 0880116919