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  • Physical Education

    Vision:

    Prince George’s County Physical Education will provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to become a physically literate person. This will ensure the growth of the child holistically by providing them with the awareness and the appreciation for sustaining a healthy lifestyle through sound pedagogy.

    Mission Statement:

    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,
     And values physical activity and its contributions to a healthful lifestyle.

    — National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education (2014), SHAPE America. 

     

    Maryland Physical Education Content Standards PK-12:

    Students shall:
    (1) Demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns;

    (2) Apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance;

    (3) Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness;

    (4) Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others; and
    (5) Recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and 
    social interaction. COMAR 13A.04.13.01C