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Get your community moving : physical literacy programs for all ages / Jenn Carson.

Carson, Jenn, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at College of the Rockies.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Cranbrook Campus Z 716.33 .C37 2018 (Text) 31111000146876 NEW DISPLAY Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780838917251
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: A moving movement -- What is physical literacy and why does it matter? -- Getting started: Implementing movement-based programs in your library -- Passive play: Sneaking physical literacy into existing spaces -- Get the sillies out: Physical literacy programs for children and families -- Energy in motion: Helping teens self-regulate through movement -- Remembering how to play: Getting adults moving -- Inclusive movement: Involving special populations through outreach and inreach -- Creating the spaces they deserve: Providing opportunities for whole-person literacy in our communities.
Summary, etc.:
"The book introduces the concept of physical literacy as a component to whole-person literacy and addresses how libraries should be offering opportunities for movement-based learning. Based on a solid foundation of neuroscience, kinesiology, and data on current physical literacy trends in libraries and other institutions, it argues for increasing kinetic programming as a catalyst for increasing other literacies, such as textual, aural/oral, emotional, visual, financial, digital, and spatial literacy. Themes center on passive vs. active programs, modifications for persons with exceptionalities, and making movement-based programs accessible for everyone regardless of socio-economic status, race, gender, age and physical or cognitive ability. The book provides clear step-by-step models and strategies for delivering physical literacy programs including: where to find funding, getting administrative and municipal buy-in, creating partnerships in the community, possible legal issues, marketing tactics, training staff and volunteers, and how to evaluate programs"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Public libraries > Activity programs.
Movement education.

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