STANDARDS FOR K-12 PHYSICAL EDUCATION
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.
The physically literate individual will:
Standard 1 Demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
Standard 2 Apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
Standard 3 Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
Standard 4 Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
Standard 5 Recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.