Title

Associate Professor

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Office: 249B SFH
Department:
TEd

Teaching Interests

Adapted Physical Education (APE)

Teaching Methods in Physical Education

Coaching Education

Research Interests

Infusion Process in APE

Wordsearch Innovations in the Gym Book Series

Awards

BYU Accessibility Service Award

BYU Accessibility Center

2006

Teacher Recognition Award 2013

Athletic Department

2003

Selected Publications

Word Search Book of Mountain Sport Skills (2013)

Authors: Zanandrea, Maria Betio

Publication Type: Book, Edited

Publisher: Y Mountain Press

City: Provo, Utah, 84602

Country: USA

Issue: 1st

Page Numbers: 256 pages

ISBN: 9786500100228

Editors: Y Mountain Press Team

Abstract: click to view

The purpose of the Word Search Book of Mountain Sports is to provide an innovative tool to learn how to perform 230 skills of mountain sports, learn the rules while improving motor skills, reading and writing skills, teamwork, cooperative skills, and having fun solving the word search. The Word Search Book of Mountain Sports has been designed for pre-service students in physical education, physical education teachers, adapted physical education teachers, classroom teachers, ESL teachers, home school programs, K-12 school districts offering packages in physical education, online distance education, college professors in teacher preparation programs, sport coaches, summer or winter sport camp instructors and counselors, parents trying to help their children to become knowledgeable about mountain sports, scout leaders during camps, activities for family reunions, sports enthusiasts, and word search lovers as an innovative tool to learn how to perform the 230 new skills and rules associated with the sports provided, while finding words in a maze of letters. The difference in this word search book is that you will learn new cues on how to perform each skill with emphasis placed on proper teaching technique as you read all the words from top to bottom of the list provided for each word search. After finding all the words from the list provided try to write the list in a paragraph format in the space provided below the grid on each page using your technical writing skills while improving cognitive performance. After school, perform the skill by following the cues provided. Each mountain sport skill is listed and developed in the correct progression of how each of the mountain sports should be taught providing the student, player, teacher, leader, or parent a proper pedagogical sequence for skill development. Each word search skill is presented on separate pages which can be easily integrated as part of a lesson plan, as a pre-lesson for students with learning difficulties, as a homework assignment for absent students during illness or family activities, as a gym sideline assignment for an injured, sick student or player, as a review quiz, etc. providing students, teachers, players, coaches, parents, administrators, the opportunity to work together improving the learning environment of students and players in an innovative way.

Wordsearch Book of Skills for Outdoor Sports and Activities (2012)

Authors: Zanandrea, Maria Betio

Publication Type: Book, Edited

Publisher: Y Mountain Press

City: Provo, Utah

Country: USA

Issue: 1st Edition

Page Numbers: 209

Editors: Kent Minson

Abstract: click to view

The purpose of the Word Search Book of Skills for Outdoor Activities is to provide an innovative tool to learn how to perform 128 skills for outdoor activities while improving motor skills, reading and writing skills, teamwork, and cooperative skills along with having fun solving the wordsearch. The Word Search Book of Skills for Outdoor Sports and Activities has been designed for pre-service students in physical education, physical education teachers, adapted physical education teachers, classroom teachers, ESL teachers, home school programs, K-12 school districts offering packages in physical education, online distance education, college professors in teacher preparation programs, sport coaches, summer or winter sport camp instructors and counselors, parents trying to help their children to become knowledgeable about team sports, scout leaders during camps, activities for family reunions, sports enthusiasts, and word search lovers as an innovative tool to learn how to perform the 128 skills provided while finding words in a maze of letters. The difference in this word search book is that you will learn how to perform each skill with emphasis placed on proper teaching technique as you read all the words from top to bottom of the list provided for each puzzle while having fun solving them. After reading the list of words try writing the list in a paragraph format in the space provided below the grid on each page using your technical writing skills while improving cognitive performance, and also perform the skill by following the cues provided. Each skill is listed and developed in the correct progression of how each of the nine outdoor activities should be taught providing the student, player, teacher, leader, or parent a proper pedagogical sequence for skill development. Each word search skill is presented on separate pages which can be easily integrated as part of a lesson plan, as a pre-lesson for students with learning difficulties, as a homework assignment for absent students during illness or family activities, as a gym sideline assignment for an injured, sick student or player, as a review quiz, etc. providing students, teachers, players, coaches, parents, administrators, the opportunity to work together improving the learning environment of students and players in an innovative way.

Infusing Disability Examples into a Motor Learning Course for PETE Majors. (2012)

Authors: Zanandrea, Maria Betio; Hager, Ronald L

Publication Type: Abstract

Publisher: AFAPA Book of Proceedings

City: Birmingham, AL

Country: USA

Page Numbers: 158

Editors: Scientific NAFAPA Committee 2012

Word Search Book of Spin-Off Sports. Innovations in the Gym. (2011)

Authors: Zanandrea, Maria Betio

Publication Type: Book, Textbook

Publisher: Mountain Press

City: Provo, Utah

Country: US

Volume: 1

Issue: 1

Page Numbers: 197

Abstract: click to view

The purpose of the Word Search Book of Spin-Off Sports is to provide an innovative tool to learn how to perform 135 skills of new sports derived from classic sports and learn the rules associated with the new versions of the mother sport while improving motor skills, reading and writing skills, teamwork, cooperative skills and having fun solving the puzzles. The Word Search of Spin-Off Sports has been designed for pre-service students in physical education, physical education teachers, adapted physical education teachers, classroom teachers, ESL teachers, home school programs, K-12 school districts offering packages in physical education, online distance education, college professors in teacher preparation programs, sport coaches, summer or winter sport camp instructors and counselors, parents trying to help their children to become knowledgeable about team sports, scout leaders during camps, activities for family reunions, sports enthusiasts, and word search lovers as an innovative tool to learn how to perform the 135 new skills and rules associated with the sports provided while finding words in a maze of letters. The difference in this word search book is that you will learn new sport cues on how to perform each skill with emphasis placed on proper teaching technique as you read all the words from top to bottom of the list provided for each puzzle while having fun solving the puzzles. After reading the list of words try writing the list in a paragraph format in the space provided below the grid on each page using your technical writing skills while improving cognitive performance, and also perform the skill by following the cues provided. Each spin-off sport skill is listed and developed in the correct progression of how each of the ... spin-off sports should be taught providing the student, player, teacher, leader, or parent a proper pedagogical sequence for skill development. Each word search skill is presented on separate pages which can be easily integrated as part of a lesson plan, as a pre-lesson for students with learning difficulties, as a homework assignment for absent students during illness or family activities, as a gym sideline assignment for an injured, sick student or player, as a review quiz, etc. providing students, teachers, players, coaches, parents, administrators, the opportunity to work together improving the learning environment of students and players in an innovative way.

Word Search Skills for Individual and Dual Sports. Innovations in the Gym. (2010)

Authors: Zanandrea, Maria Betio

Publication Type: Book, Textbook

Publisher: Y Mountain Press

City: Provo

Page Numbers: 191

Abstract: click to view

The purpose of the Word Search Skills for Individual and Dual Sports book is to provide an innovative tool to learn how to perform 115 individual and dual sports skills while improving motor skills, reading and writing skills, teamwork, and cooperative skills while having fun solving the puzzles. The Word Search Skills for Individual and Dual Sports has been designed for pre-service students in physical education, physical education teachers, adapted physical education teachers, classroom teachers, ESL teachers, home school programs, K-12 school districts offering packages in physical education, online distance education, college professors in teacher preparation programs, sport coaches, summer or winter sport camp instructors and counselors, parents trying to help their children to become knowledgeable about team sports, scout leaders during camps, activities for family reunions, sports enthusiasts, and word search lovers as an innovative tool to learn how to perform the 115 individual and dual sports skills provided while finding words in a maze of letters. The difference in this word search book is that you will learn individual and dual sports cues on how to perform each skill with emphasis placed on proper teaching technique as you read all the words from top to bottom of the list provided for each puzzle while having fun solving the puzzles. After reading the list of words try writing the list in a paragraph format in the space provided below the grid on each page using your technical writing skills while improving cognitive performance, and also perform the skill by following the cues provided. Each sport skills is listed and developed in the correct progression of how each of the nine individual and dual sports should be taught providing the student, player, teacher, leader, or parent a proper pedagogical sequence for skill development. Each word search skill is presented on separate pages which can be easily integrated as part of a lesson plan, as a pre-lesson for students with learning difficulties, as a homework assignment for absent students during illness or family activities, as a gym sideline assignment for an injured, sick student or player, as a review quiz, etc. providing students, teachers, players, coaches, parents, administrators, the opportunity to work together improving the learning environment of students and players in an innovative way. Two chapters of this book were commissioned to my PETE colleagues, Dr. Carol Wilkinson, and Dr. Kevin Prusak, as part of our research collaboration for 2010. As a second author and editor of these two chapters, I maintained the quality exhibited by my colleagues of their expertise on the subject, matching the expectation of the textbook.

Tennis (2010)

Authors: Prusak, Keven A; Zanandrea, Maria Betio

Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Textbook

Publisher: Y Mountain Press

City: Provo

Page Numbers: 191

Word Search Skills for Team Sports. Innovations in the Gym. (2009)

Authors: Zanandrea, Maria Betio

Publication Type: Book, Textbook

Publisher: Y Mountain Press

City: Provo

Page Numbers: 198

Abstract: click to view

The purpose of the Word Search Skills for Team Sports book is to provide an innovative tool to learn how to perform 154 team sports skills while improving motor skills, reading and writing skills, teamwork, and cooperative skills while having fun solving the puzzles. The Word Search Skills for Team Sports has been designed for pre-service students in physical education, physical education teachers, adapted physical education teachers, classroom teachers, ESL teachers, home school programs, K-12 school districts offering packages in physical education, online distance education, college professors in teacher preparation programs, sport coaches, summer or winter sport camp instructors and counselors, parents trying to help their children to become knowledgeable about team sports, scout leaders during camps, activities for family reunions, sports enthusiasts, and word search lovers as an innovative tool to learn how to perform the 154 team sports skills provided while finding words in a maze of letters. The difference in this word search book is that you will learn team sport cues on how to perform each team sport skill with emphasis placed on proper teaching technique as you read all the words from top to bottom of the list provided for each puzzle while having fun solving the puzzles. After reading the list of words try writing the list in a paragraph format in the space provided below the grid on each page using your technical writing skills while improving cognitive performance, and also perform the skill by following the cues provided. Each sport skills is listed and developed in the correct progression of how each of the eleven team sports should be taught providing the student, player, teacher, leader, or parent a proper pedagogical sequence for skill development. Each word search skill is presented on separate pages which can be easily integrated as part of a lesson plan, as a pre-lesson for students with learning difficulties, as a homework assignment for absent students during illness or family activities, as a gym sideline assignment for an injured, sick student or player, as a review quiz, etc. providing students, teachers, players, coaches, parents, administrators, the opportunity to work together improving the learning environment of students and players in an innovative way.