Designing a Physical Education Curriculum that Makes Sense. Steve C. Jefferies & Kirk E. Mathias Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA (Contact: [email protected]). What a curriculum isn’t…. A list of skills, games or sports
Steve C. Jefferies
Kirk E. Mathias
Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
(Contact: [email protected])
11Scope & Sequence
“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.”
If you don't know where you are going, you will be lost when you get there.
Create an atmosphere for change!!
The XYZ Physical Education and Health Education Staff Value:
The opportunity to teach students new skills and knowledge that will have a positive impact on their lives.
Helping students to learn the skills needed to successfully participate in new physical activities.
The XYZ Physical Education and Health Education Staff Believe:
Physical Education and Health Education are core components of the school’s academic curriculum
The Ellensburg School Health and Fitness Staff Value:
The Ellensburg School Health and Fitness Staff Believe:
Mission Statement you get there.
Physical Education is an essential component of the education program. A student who is physically educated is more likely to become a healthy adult who is motivated to remain healthy and physically active throughout his or her life.
According to the U.S. Surgeon General, regular physical activity is one of the most important things that people can do to maintain and improve their physical health, mental health, and overall well-being.
The mission of the Vintage Hills Physical Education program is to provide students with the skills, knowledge, beliefs, and confidence necessary for a lifetime of good health and physical activity.
Vintage Hills Elementary School, Pleasanton CA
Evergreen High School Physical Education and Health Program you get there.
The mission of the Evergreen High School Physical Education and Health Program is to motivate and educate every student with the skills and knowledge necessary to become healthy and stay healthy. Good health and fitness has a positive impact physically, socially, emotionally, and academically. Our mission is to provide a safe learning environment filled with respect and consistency where our students are motivated and educated to lead healthy, active and productive lives.
Identify School District Program Goals you get there.
GOAL 1: Demonstrate skill proficiency and knowledge in: Aquatics, Dance/Rhythms, Individual Activities, and Dual Activities.
GOAL 2: Assess and maintain a level of physical fitness to improve health and performance.
GOAL 3: Demonstrate knowledge of physical fitness concepts, principles, and strategies to improve health and performance.
GOAL 4: Demonstrate personal and social skills.
Health & Fitness Program Goals you get there.
The Ellensburg School District Health & Fitness Curriculum has been designed to help all students meet National and State Content Standards and specifically be able to:
Select Content Based On Time and Program Goals you get there.
Calculating Time you get there.
Calculated Percentage of Time Across Grades you get there.
Sequence Content Across Grades you get there.
Ellensburg School District
Sequence Content Within Grades you get there.
x = introduction to concept and skills
* = mastery of skills
Design Instructional Unit Plans you get there.
Schedule Completed Curriculum into School Curriculum you get there.
"Intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong" - John F. Kennedy
Questions, Comments, & Discussion their capacity when the body is healthy and strong" - John F. Kennedy