ASD Physical Education Mission
ASD Physical Education students will develop health related fitness, physical competence, cognitive understanding, and positive attitudes about physical activity so that they can make life-long wellbeing (physical, social, mental and emotional, spiritual) enhancing decisions. They will derive personal satisfaction from active participation and develop the intrinsic motivation for an active lifestyle. Students will develop social skills and understand social responsibility a physical activity context.
ASD Physcial Education Vision
ASD is a vibrant learning community . . .
where Physical Education learning is fun
where Physical Education learning is active
where Physical Education learning is adaptive
where Physical Education learning is inclusive
where Physical Education learning is motivating
where Physical Education learning is meaningful
where Physical Education learning is challenging
where Physical Education learning is cooperative
where Physical Education learning is student centered
where Physical Education learning is developmentally appropriate...
Essential Agreements for Physical Education
Teachers will teach and assess using an agreed upon curriculum based on the Physical Education standards and benchmarks.
Teachers will use a variety of formative and summative assessment methods to facilitate learning.
Curriculum design will be responsive to local and global 21st century societal, cultural and physical location issues.
Teachers will use student-centered methodology that is developmentally appropriate.
Teachers will differentiate instruction and content to meet the needs of all students.
Teachers will provide opportunities for students to use and develop decision-making, problem-solving, goal-setting and critical thinking skills.
Teachers will provide opportunities for students to use and develop fundamental movement skills, sport specific skills, creative and expressive movement skills, social and interpersonal skills.
Teachers will expect and facilitate active participation from all students and reward effort.
Teachers will facilitate an understanding and appreciation of the benefits of life-long regular physical activity.
Teachers will encourage and support physical and emotional risk taking and provide a safe physical and emotional teaching environment.
Teachers will model the attitudes and behaviors inherent in the Physical Education Mission and Vision statements.
ASD Physical Education Standards
Standard 1 Uses a variety of basic and advanced movement forms.
Standard 2 Uses movement concepts and principles in the development of motor skills.
Standard 3 Understands how to monitor and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
Standard 4 Understands the social and personal responsibility associated with participation in physical activity.