Recommended Practices for Promoting Physical Activity in Early Childhood Education Settings

@inproceedings{Wright2013RecommendedPF,
  title={Recommended Practices for Promoting Physical Activity in Early Childhood Education Settings},
  author={Paul Moss Wright and Steve Stork},
  year={2013}
}
Although the importance of physical development as an integrated part of early childhood education is well understood, many early childhood teachers lack the specific background and training in this area. To fill this gap, this article presents a framework of recommended practices and a corresponding assessment tool. The Head Start Body Start (HSBS) Recommended Practices Scale comprises 30 discrete teaching strategies organized into five different categories. The framework and tool presented… CONTINUE READING