Pitching a Baseball How to Throw Different Pitches
4 Seam Fastball Place index and middle finger tips across the seam of the ball 2. Place thumb directly beneath the ball, resting on the smooth leather 3. Grip ball softly in your fingertips 4. Be sure to keep a gap between the ball and your palm YouTube - ViewDo: How To Throw a 4-seam Fastball
Circle Changeup Make a circle with your thumb and index finger Center the ball between your three other fingers Throw with same arm speed as a fastball & let ball roll off your fingertips Ball should have less speed than fastball YouTube - ViewDo: How To Throw a Changeup
Behaviorism Behavior should be explained by observable experiences, not by mental processes.
Observational Learning acquiring skills by observing others 4 parts Attention- students must attend what model is doing Retention- must encode information into memory Production- must try to produce same results as model Motivation- must be motivated to be successful
Learning and Thinking Styles Preferred ways of using ones thinking ability Impulsive- student acts quickly; tends to make more mistakes Reflective- student takes more time to respond and reflect on accuracy of the answer
Deep/Surface Styles Involves how students approach learning materials Deep- students understand meaning of materials Surface- students simply learn what needs to be learned