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Welcome to Physical Education

NYS Physical Education Learning Standards:

  • Standard 1 - Personal Health and Fitness:
    • Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health. 
  • Standard 2 - A Safe and Healthy Environment: 
    • Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment. 
  • Standard 3 - Resource Management: 
    • Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources. 

National PE Standards:

SHAPE America's National Standards define what a student should know and be able to do as result of a quality physical education program. States and local school districts across the country use the National Standards to develop or revise existing standards, frameworks and curricula.  

  • Standard 1:
    • The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns. 
  • Standard 2:
    • The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance. 
  • Standard 3:
    • The physically literate individual demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness. 
  • Standard 4:
    • The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others. 
  • Standard 5:
    • The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction. 

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