Inez Rovegno, PhD-Professor Emeritus, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Inez Rovegno has taught elementary physical education methods in both small colleges and major research universities for 25 years. She continues to teach the approach used in the textbook in public schools to field test new lessons and demonstrate lessons for undergraduates and teachers. She has conducted research for 25 years on how undergraduates learn the approach, how expert teachers use the approach, and how children learn and respond to lessons based on the approach. Dr. Rovegno studied the approach in England at Chelsea College of Physical Education and at the Laban Art of Movement Studio under Lisa Ullmann, a student of Rudolf Laban.
She has published over 50 papers and chapters. She has given keynote addresses on the approach in Canada, France, Australia, Korea, Japan, and the USA and given over 80 presentations in conferences. Dr. Rovegno was inducted into the National Academy of Kinesiology in 2007 and received the 2010 Honor Award from the Curriculum and Instruction Academy of AAHPERD, the Senior Scholar Award and the Exemplary Research Award from the Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association, the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, School of Health and Human Performance, and gave the 23rd Distinguished Peter V. Karpovich Lecture at Springfield College, Springfield MA.
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- ISBN-13: 9781449685775
- ISBN-13: 9781449674908
- ISBN-13: 9781284031218
Dianna Bandhauer-Physical Education Teacher, Lecanto Primary School
Dianna Bandhauer has taught elementary physical education in Maryland, Connecticut, Hawaii, and Florida. She was on the standards writing committee for the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards for Physical Education and has been on the Editorial Boards of Teaching Elementary Physical Education and the FAHPERD Journal. She has given over 50 conference presentations about elementary school physical education and has presented at AAHPERD National Conventions, Southern District, and state conventions in Hawaii, Florida, Georgia, Arkansas, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, Ohio, and New Hampshire. She was the Florida FAHPERD Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year and the Lecanto Primary School Teacher of the Year.
Ms. Bandhauer's program was a Florida Department of Education (DOE) Demonstration School. She has supervised student teachers and is also a certified peer teacher in the Florida Performance Management System and a Florida DOE Associate Master Teacher. She was on the Citrus County School District Curriculum Guide writing team and served on the Florida DOE Phase I, II, and III initial teacher certification and recertification examination test writing committee. She was on the Florida DOE validation committee for the state teacher exam in physical education and steering committee for physical education for handicapped students. She served Citrus County’s Gender Equity Committee and Lecanto Primary School and Lecanto High School Advisory Committee. She was awarded numerous grants totaling more than $25,000, which includes grant from the American Heart Association for her “Tar Wars: Teaching the next Generation” an afterschool program to promote fitness with an anti-tobacco message; a National Diffusion Network Grant “Every Child a Winner for daily physical education with assistance of classroom teachers;” a grant for developing aerobics video for teachers to use when they must teach physical education in classroom spaces; and a grant to create a school garden with a micro-irrigation system.