Outline of the state of Oklahoma

Adaptive Physical Education

Adaptive Physical Education

State law addresses making PE inclusive, including adapted PE or accommodations when necessary.

Oklahoma Statutes 70-11-103.9 Physical education programs required for accreditation.

G. The physical education curriculum shall be sequential, developmentally appropriate, and designed, implemented, andevaluated to enable students to develop the motor and self-management skills and knowledge necessary to participate in physical activity throughout life. Each school district shall establish specific objectives and goals the district intends to accomplish through the physical education curriculum.

H. In identifying the essential knowledge and skills, the State Board of Education shall ensure that the subject matter Standard for physical education:

    1. Emphasize the knowledge and skills capable of being used during a lifetime of regular physical activity;
    1. Are consistent with National Physical Education Standards for:
  • a. the information that students should learn about physical activity, and
  • b. the physical activities that students should be able to perform;
    1. Require that, on a weekly basis, at least fifty percent (50%) of the physical education class be used for actual student physical activity and that the activity be, to the extent practicable, at a moderate or vigorous level;
    1. Offer students an opportunity to choose among many types of physical activity in which to participate;
    1. Offer students both cooperative and competitive games;
    1. Meet the needs of students of all physical ability levels, including students who have a disability, chronic health problem, or other special need that precludes the student from participating in regular physical education instruction but who might be able to participate in physical education that is suitably adapted and, if applicable, included in the student's individualized education program;
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