Minnesota - National PE Standards: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses National Physical Education Standards as a guide for providing PE or includes a list of all National PE standards without mentioning the standards by name.

2018 Minnesota Statutes. 120B.021 Required academic Standards.

Subdivision 1. Required academic standards.
(c) The department must adopt the most recent SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) kindergarten through grade 12 standards and benchmarks for physical education as the required physical education academic standards. The department may modify and adapt the national standards to accommodate state interest. The modification and adaptations must maintain the purpose and integrity of the national standards. The department must make available sample assessments, which school districts may use as an alternative to local assessments, to assess students' mastery of the physical education standards beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.


2018 Minnesota Statutes. 120B.021 Required academic Standards.

Subdivision 1. Required academic standards.
(c) The department must adopt the most recent SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) kindergarten through grade 12 standards and benchmarks for physical education as the required physical education academic standards. The department may modify and adapt the national standards to accommodate state interest. The modification and adaptations must maintain the purpose and integrity of the national standards. The department must make available sample assessments, which school districts may use as an alternative to local assessments, to assess students' mastery of the physical education standards beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.


Minnesota Administrative Rules. 3501.1410 Physical Education Standards.

Subpart 1. Application. Students will meet the physical education standards in subparts 2 to 6.
Subp. 2. Motor skills. The student will demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
Subp. 3. Movement and performance. The student will apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics to movement and performance.
Subp. 4. Physical activity and fitness. The student will demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
Subp. 5. Personal and social behavior. The student will exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
Subp. 6. Value of physical activity. The student will recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction.


Minnesota Administrative Rules. 3501.1400 Scope and Purpose.

The purpose of these standards is to establish statewide standards for physical education that govern instruction of students in kindergarten through grade 12. The state of Minnesota's standards for physical education are the current standards developed by SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators).

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