• What is quality Physical Education?

     A quality Physical Education program is taught by a specially trained teacher.  The quality program models the same criteria found in all successful classrooms...a safe and inviting environment, individualized instruction, regular feedback (individual, positive, positive-corrective, positive specific) and carefully planned lessons.  

     

    Physical Education is unique in that in encompasses four areas:

     

    Kinesthetic - motor skills (walk, run, gallop, skip, underhand throw, overhand throw, hand dribble, foot dribble, etc.)

    Affective - personal social skills, leadership skills (confidence, empathy, grit, integrity, mindfulness,respect, reflection, responsibility), conflict resolution strategies

    Health - exercise and fitness, healthy eating, communicable disease prevention, personal safety

    Cognitive - motor skill identification, game rules, cross curricular activities (math, reading, writing, spelling, science)

     

     

    TRIMESTER #1

    Kinesthetic - walk, run, skip, gallop, foot dribble, foot pass, moving to open space, moving in space

    Affective - confidence, empathy, grit, integrity, mindfulness, respect, reflection, responsibility

    Health - exercise and fitness (60 minutes or more of exercise each day, small amounts of screen time, play outside, resting and exercising heart rates)

    Cognitive - game rules, motor skill identification, alphabet and spelling, math computations and numbers

     

    TRIMESTER #2

    Kinesthetic - walk, run, skip, gallop, underhand throw, underhand strike, catching, hand dribble, set shot, moving to open space, moving in space

    Affective - confidence, empathy, grit, integrity, mindfulness, respect, reflection, responsibility

    Health - communicable disease prevention and healthy eating (arm block coughs and sneezes, hand wash to the ABC song, five food groups)

    Cognitive - game rules, motor skill identification, alphabet and spelling, math computations and numbers, five food groups

     

    TRIMESTER #3

    Kinesthetic - walk, run, skip, gallop, overhand throw, catching, batting, tennis forehand strike, hockey stick handle, rotations, balance positions

    Affective - confidence, empathy, grit, integrity, mindfulness, respect, reflection, responsibility

    Health - personal safety (bike safety, traffic signs, knowing your phone number, stranger awareness)

    Cognitive - game rules, motor skill identification, alphabet and spelling, math computations and numbers