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WELCOME TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION
 
 
 
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AMY PRINCE
PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER/ATHLETIC DIRECTOR 
 
( 910) 436-0651 
 
 

BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Improved Physical Fitness

Improves children's muscular strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, body composition and cardiovascular endurance.

Increases energy levels, alertness, and productivity.

Skill Development

Develops motor skills, which allow for safe, successful and satisfying participation in physical activities.

Regular, Healthful Physical Activity

Provides a wide-range of developmentally appropriate activities for all children.

Improves participation in lifetime sports and recreation activities.

Support of Other Subject Areas

Reinforces knowledge learned across the curriculum.Serves as a lab for application of content in science, math and social studies.

Self Discipline

Facilitates development of student responsibility for health and fitness.

Improved Judgment

Quality physical education can influence moral development. Students have the opportunity to assume leadership, cooperate with others; question actions and regulations and accept responsibility for their own behavior.

Stress Reduction

Physical activity becomes an outlet for releasing tension and anxiety.

Strengthened Peer Relationships

Physical education can be a major force in helping children socialize with others successfully and provides opportunities to learn positive people skills. Especially during late childhood and adolescence, being able to participate in dances, games and sports is an important part of peer culture.

Improved Self-confidence and Self-esteem

Physical education instills a stronger sense of self-worth in children based on their mastery of skills and concepts in physical activity. They can become more confident, assertive, independent and self-controlled.

Experience Setting Goals

Gives children the opportunity to set and strive for personal, achievable goals.


Physical Education Class Guidelines
 
 
 
Aim for the three R's
 
Respect 
Be thoughtful
Be helpful
Be cooperative
Accept others
 
Responsibility
Respect equipment
Dress appropriately
Try your best
Be honest and fair
Use good listening skills
Stay physically fit
 
Resourcefulness
Share your ideas
Be an effective problem solver
Be creative
Set goals and work toward your potential
Figure out ways to improve skills