BPS Physical Education Standards Book


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The goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills 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 and the benefits of involvement in various types of physical activities.
        • Participates regularly in physical activity.
        • Is physically fit. Values physical activity and its contributions to a healthful lifestyle
Student demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
Recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.