- By Anne Spalding, Linda Kelly, Joanne Posner-Mayer, and Janet Santopietro
- Features 213 pages
- Includes 23 complete lesson plans and 118 activities
- Learn from 3 physical educators and a physical therapist
- Includes games and activities that use an exercise ball for balance and coordination, cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and more!
They’re colorful, big, and enticing. In recent years, innovative teachers have introduced the Swiss Ball, previously used primarily for therapy, into educational settings. Now you can use this unique tool to help children develop balance, coordination, rhythm, and fitness skills.In Kids on the Ball the authors, three physical educators and a physical therapist,
-explain the benefits of using Swiss Balls,-describe activities using the ball,-include step-by-step instructions, reproducibles, and written objectives, -discuss modifications for special needs students (mainstreamed or not),-address safety procedures, management, and care of the ball,-provide curriculum ideas for incorporating the Swiss Ball into your present program,-integrate Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences and different learning styles, and -list content standards and benchmarks (NASPE and APENS).
The book presents 23 complete lesson plans and 118 activities that have been successfully used by teache
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