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Physical Education Teacher Education: PreK-12 : Books

Resources for teaching physical education at the PreK-12 grade levels.

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Physical education and training

Study and teaching

Basketball (or any sport/skill name)

 

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Call Numbers

The general call number range for Physical Education materials is:

GV 1-1198

This is true for all MERIT locations: Professional, PreK-12, and Reference stacks.

Below are topical sections highlighting a few of the books at MERIT Library.

There are many more general resource books and plenty of content-related books (dance, baseball etc) that you can find in MadCat or by browsing the library's shelves in this call number range.

General Books about Teaching PE at MERIT Library

These books are comprehensive, covering an array of physical education teacher education topics, including assessment, history, foundations, classroom management, teaching strategies, professional development and some lesson ideas.

Lesson Plans and Curriculum Books at MERIT Library

Student Teaching and Teaching Tips Books at MERIT Library

Reference Books at MERIT Library

Here are books in the MERIT Reference Stacks. They can be checked out for one day.

Technology Integration Books at MERIT Library