Knowledge of health and physical education concepts and skills empowers students to assume lifelong responsibility to develop physical, social and emotional wellness.
- A quality Physical Education program should employ an interdisciplinary approach to teaching the content of Physical Education. Therefore the program should integrate the contents of the field with the content that students learn in their other classes.
- A quality Physical Education program should provide cognitive content and learning experiences that support a variety of physical activity areas including basic movement skills; team, dual, and individual sports; rhythm and dance; and lifetime recreational activities. Areas should be linked to health concepts and health skills.
- A quality Physical Education program should integrate the use of technology. Therefore students should be encouraged to research and use valid and reliable sources for health information.
- A quality Physical Education program should be non-excluding. Therefore students should be actively engaged in the learning experience
- A quality Physical Education program will teach children to become excited about physical fitness and encourage them to gain a level of fitness that they will strive for well into the future.