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Health and Physical Education Resources

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Health and Physical Education

360-725-4977
Ken Turner
360-725-4977

Safe Routes to School Programs

Safe Routes to School programs enable community leaders, schools and parents across the United States to improve safety and encourage more children, including children with disabilities, to safely walk and bicycle to school.

Let's Move

America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids -- Let's Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

Resources to Support Quality Instruction

The Health and Fitness Standards provide the foundation for the definition of the curriculum by the school district.Instruction refers to the implementation of the defined curriculum. Assessment refers to multiple measures (formative and summative) of student proficiency of the defined curriculum(Instruction) aligned to sample lessons (curriculum) and summative assessments aligned to OSPI-Developed AssessmentsTo ensure student achievement in health and physical education, it is critical that the curriculum, instruction, and assessment align. Students learn best when the instruction they receive and the assessments used align with state standards. The Health and Physical Education Standards provide the foundation for the definition of the curriculum by the school district. Instruction refers to the implementation of the defined curriculum. Assessment refers to multiple measures (formative and summative) of student proficiency of the defined curriculum. Below you will find training videos (instruction) aligned to sample lessons (curriculum) and summative assessments aligned to OSPI-Developed Assessments. You will also find tutorials which will navigate you through the OSPI-developed health and physical education assessments.

Health and Physical Education Connections to the Common Core State Standards

It is essential to maintain quality instruction in Health and Physical Education and provide intentional connections to the Common Core State Standards to provide a deeper, more meaningful learning experience for students.

Agencies and Organizations

Teaching Tools

From the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America)
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) offers an array of teaching tools and guidance documents to help you engage with your students, implement best practices, educate parents, and motivate children to engage in a lifetime of physical activity.

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