Physical Education StandardsMSBSD Physical Education Programs are based on standards set by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), and endorsed by the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) of America, and SHAPE Alaska.A physically literate student . . .
NASPE GuidelinesIn addition to K-5 physical education classes, it is recommended that classroom teachers incorporate movement into various lessons. Daily recess is also an important activity time. These guidelines will help students avoid sedentary lifestyles and form habits that include activity on a daily basis.1. Children should accumulate at least 60 minutes, and up toseveral hours of age-appropriate physical activity on all,or most days of the week. This daily accumulation shouldinclude moderate and vigorous physical activity with themajority of the time being spent in activity that isintermittent in nature.2. Children should participate in several bouts of physical activitylasting 15 minutes or more each day.3. Children should participate each day in a variety of age-appropriate physical activities designed to achieve optimalhealth, wellness, fitness, and performance benefits.4. Extended periods (periods of two hours or more) of inactivityare discouraged for children, especially during daytime hours.
- ...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.
- ... values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.
Last Modified on May 8, 2020
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