Our PE Philosophy
According to the National Standards for Physical
Education, a physically educated person: 1) is competent in many movement
forms and proficient in a few movement forms; 2) applies movement concepts
and principles to understand and develop motor skills; 3) leads a physically
4) maintains a health-enhancing
level of physical fitness; 5) behaves in ways that are personally and socially
responsible in a physical activity settings; 6) understands and respects
differences among people in physical activity settings; and 7) understands
that physical activity can provide enjoyment, challenge, self-expression,
and social interaction.
meeting the above standards I want my students to feel safe, physically
and emotionally, in Physical Education. In many ways Physical Education
is the heartbeat
of education where emotional and physical intelligence can be expanded
and applied to today's as well as tomorrow's challenges.
Kenwood's Physical Education Philosopy Acronym
indness= Self respect& "other" respect. It takes
courage to be honest, kind and caring. It takes strength to be gentle.
Always try your best. There is no failure in losing if you gave everything
you had to give.
In with the new P.E. out with the old.
graciously= It's not whether you win or you lose, it's how you play the
game that counts.
Be responsible for your actions and behavior.
the Rules= Play fair in games and in life. If it's not fair for all, then
it's not fair for anyone.
It= Just Do it!!! Participate, move, play, practice, challenge yourself