Outline of the state of Ohio

National Physical Education Standards

National Physical Education Standards

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.

Ohio Physical Education Standard

A physically literate individual…

STANDARD 1 Demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

STANDARD 2 Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.

STANDARD 3 Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and ftness.

STANDARD 4 Exhibits responsible, personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

STANDARD 5 Recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.

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Ohio Revised Code 3301.079 Academic Standard - model curriculum.

(3) The state board shall adopt the most recent Standard developed by the national association for sport and physical education for physical education in grades kindergarten through twelve or shall adopt its own Standard for physical education in those grades and revise and update them periodically. The department of education shall employ a full-time physical education coordinator to provide guidance and technical assistance to districts, community schools, and STEM schools in implementing the physical education Standard adopted under this division. The superintendent of public instruction shall determine that the person employed as coordinator is qualified for the position, as demonstrated by possessing an adequate combination of education, license, and experience.

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Ohio's New Learning Standard: Physical Education Standard

The goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity

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