New Jersey - PE teaches skills for a healthy life: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
standard
Summary: 

State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.

New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Comprehensive Health and Physical Education

All students participate in a comprehensive, sequential, health and physical education program that emphasizes the natural interdisciplinary connection between wellness and health and physical education. The standards provide a blueprint for curriculum development, instruction, and assessment that reflects the latest research-based platform for effective health and physical education programs. The primary focus of the standards is on the development of knowledge and skills that influence healthy behaviors within the context of self, family, school, and the local and global community.


New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Comprehensive Health and Physical Education

Content Area Comprehensive Health and Physical Education
Standard 2.5 Motor Skill Development: All students will utilize safe, efficient, and effective movement to develop and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
Strand A. Movement Skills and Concepts
Policy Links: