New National Physical Education Standards!

The new national PE standards have been announced!  The goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skill and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.

To pursue a lifetime of healthful physical activity, a physically literate individual:

  • Has learned the skills necessary to participate in a variety of physical activities.
  • Knows the implications of and the benefits from involvement in various types of physical activities.
  • Participates regularly in physical activity.
  • Is physically fit.
  • Values physical activity and its contributions to a healthy lifestyle.

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.

How Our Oversize Board Games Align with the New Physical Education National Standards

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