Rhode Island - National PE Standards: Standards

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Standards
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standard
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.

The Rhode Island Physical Education Framework

Rhode Island Physical Education Standards

Vision: As a result of daily, high quality physical education instruction from K-12, all students will have the knowledge and skills to lead a physically active lifestyle.

A physically educated person:

1. Demonstrates competency in many movement forms and proficiency in a few movement forms.

2. Applies movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills.

3. Understands the implications of and the benefits derived from involvement in physical activity.

4. Applies physical activity-related skills and concepts to maintain a physically active lifestyle and a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.

5. Demonstrates responsible personal and social behavior in physical activity settings.

6. Understands that internal and external environments influence physical activity.


The Rhode Island Physical Education Framework

Rhode Island Physical Education Standards

Vision: As a result of daily, high quality physical education instruction from K-12, all students will have the knowledge and skills to lead a physically active lifestyle.

A physically educated person:

1. Demonstrates competency in many movement forms and proficiency in a few movement forms.

2. Applies movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills.

3. Understands the implications of and the benefits derived from involvement in physical activity.

4. Applies physical activity-related skills and concepts to maintain a physically active lifestyle and a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.

**5. Demonstrates responsible personal and social behavior in physical activity settings.

6. Understands that internal and external environments influence physical activity.


The Rhode Island Physical Education Framework

Utilizing standards from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and other states as a guide, the Physical Education (PE) Standards Committee worked from February 2001 to February 2002, to come up with a set of physical education standards for Rhode Island schools.

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