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Teaching games for understanding (TGFU) is understood as an inquiry approach to games teaching where the play of a game is taught before skill refinement. The TGFU approach has encourage d debate on games teaching which has often polarized into skill s v tactics arguments. Samenvatting A comprehensive look at the Teaching Games for Understanding model, a dynamic approach to sports education that has gained worldwide popularity over the last 25 years. Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU; Bunker and Thorpe) was developed in 1982 as an alternative to the traditional “skills-based” physical education teaching model. The basic foundation of the TGfU concept states that if physical education teachers can improve their students understanding of game play, their skill performance will. Teaching Games for Understanding Model: Teaching Games for Understanding places an emphasis on the play, where tactical and strategic problems are posed in a modified game environment, ultimately drawing upon students to make decisions (Webb, Pearson, & Forrest, 2006). Teaching Games for Understanding is a methodology that encourages physical activity, engagement and enjoyment while promoting a greater understanding of the aspects found in structured games (Forrest et. Al., n.d).TGfU places an emphasis on play, where tactical and strategic problems are posed in a modified game environment (Webb & Thompson, 1998).

Backpack Connection Series

A free product developed by TACSEI that gives teachers strategies, research activities, and experiences for positive behavior support.

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Demonstration of Pyramid Model Practices: A Typical Day in a Preschool Classroom

This video highlights several evidence-based teaching practices in a preschool classroom as demonstrated by a high fidelity Pyramid Model implementation site.

Demonstration of Pyramid Model Practices: A Typical Day in a Toddler Classroom

This video highlights several evidence-based teaching practices in a toddler classroom as demonstrated by a high fidelity Pyramid Model implementation site.

ePyramid & Cohort Coaching FAQs

1. What are the intended outcomes for the Pyramid Model online training? The Pyramid Model is a proven system for helping teachers and caregivers guide the social-emotional development of young children while improving their ability learn and self-regulate challenging behavior. The ePyramid democratizes the availability of this system by presenting it as a series of ...

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Infant/Toddler Training Modules

Promoting Social and Emotional Competence: These modules were designed based on input gathered during focus groups with program administrators, T/TA providers, early educators, and family members about the types and content of training that would be most useful in addressing the social-emotional needs of young children. The content of the modules is consistent with evidence-based ...

Parent Training Modules

These modules include: (1) Making Connection! (2) Making it Happen! (3) Why do Children Do What They Do? (4) Teach Me What To Do! (5) Facing the Challenge (Part 1) (6) Facing the Challenge (Part 2), a Family Workbook, and a Facilitators Guide. FACILITATOR’S GUIDE (PDF) / Guía del presentador (PDF) MODULE 1 Making Connection! ...

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Positive Behavior Support, and the Pyramid Model

Themodelteaching games for understanding studentsPositive Behavior Support (PBS) refers to “an approach to behavior support that includes an ongoing process of research-based assessment, intervention, and data-based decision making focused on building social and other functional competencies, creating supportive contexts, and preventing the occurrence of problem behaviors” (Kincaid et al, in press). It should be regarded as the umbrella or ...

Practical Strategies for Teachers/Caregivers

Below is our collection of virtual learning sessions and webinars to help teachers learn more about the importance of social-emotional development in young children and how to create nurturing environments in their classroom.Themodelteaching games for understanding kids

Preschool Training Modules/Módulos de Capacitación

Promoting Social and Emotional Competence: These modules were designed based on input gathered during focus groups with program administrators, T/TA providers, early educators, and family members about the types and content of training that would be most useful in addressing the social-emotional needs of young children. The content of the modules is consistent with evidence-based ...

Suspension and Expulsion

Pyramid Equity Project Fact Sheet A fact sheet describing the Pyramid Equity Project (PEP) funded by the US Departments of Education and Health and Human Services to address implicit bias and expulsion and suspension practices using the Pyramid Model. Fact Sheet: The Pyramid Equity Project: Promoting Social Emotional Competence and Addressing Disproportionate Discipline in Early ...

Teaching Tools for Young Children with Challenging Behavior

Visit the CSEFEL website to find books for social-emotional support and support plans for assessing and observing your classroom.

Virtual Learning Session 3: Beyond Mandated Reporting: Building Resiliency with Families

Below is our collection of virtual learning sessions and webinars to help teachers learn more about the importance of social-emotional development in young children and how to create nurturing environments in their classroom.

Virtual Learning Session 4: What’s on the Web?: Family Violence Resource Tool Kit

Below is our collection of virtual learning sessions and webinars to help teachers learn more about the importance of social-emotional development in young children and how to create nurturing environments in their classroom.

Webinar 1: Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Understanding Social Emotional Development

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Webinar 2: Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Promoting Positive Relationships

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Webinar 3: Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Creating Supportive and Inclusive Environments

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Webinar 4: Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Enriching Social Emotional Literacy

Below is our collection of virtual learning sessions and webinars to help teachers learn more about the importance of social-emotional development in young children and how to create nurturing environments in their classroom.