Using Play and Recreation for Concept Developme...
Using Play and Recreation for Concept Development from Preschool to Graduation and Beyond
Mickey Damelio, Assistant Instructor, Center for Education Research and Policy Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida explores the Recreation and Leisure component of the Expanded Core Curriculum. He discusses keeping everything integrated as we plan for instruction, and the importance of not losing sight of social skill instruction, or O&M, etc. Mickey talks about specific games and activities that students might enjoy, and ways to work with school staff and families to ensure that our students are getting healthy access to opportunities for recreation and leisure.
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- Why Rec & Leisure?
- Collaboration is Critical
- Tips for Instruction
- Principles of Adaptation
- Specialized Sports
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