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Gardiner Manor Elementary School

Welcome to Gardiner Manor Physical Education

Welcome to Gardiner Manor Physical Education

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

All students in grades Kindergarten to twelfth grade are provided with the opportunity to engage in meaningful learning experiences through physical education, which will develop the skills, knowledge, understanding and appreciation needed to maintain lifelong healthy behaviors and attitudes.  The diversity and multicultural aspects of our program will enable students to become socially and personally responsible citizens who will contribute to the well being of their families, school and community.


Elementary

Our students in the 澳门二四六天天彩 Union Free School District will receive maximum opportunity for participation in physical education classes, while enjoying the activities offered from remediation to enrichment.  These activities will improve fitness, perceptual-motor skills, social emotional development, and integration with academic learning concepts.  Our students will be offered the benefit of activities to enhance their self-confidence, creativity, and the ability to recognize individual differences among their peers.  They will demonstrate knowledge and skills in fitness and conditioning, basic and creative movement, rhythms and dance, stunts, tumbling and apparatus, and games and sports activities.  An overall awareness of the welfare of others in regard to sportsmanship and safe participation in all physical education classes will be developed.  They will be encouraged to pursue various activities in their leisure time, in order to maintain optimal health and fitness throughout their lives.  It is hoped that the child will develop awareness that vigorous daily exercise is required as a preventative measure in maintaining a healthy life style.


PROGRAM GOALS AND OUTCOMES

Students will …

Demonstrate the ability to cope with frustration and failure in a responsible, positive and constructive manner.

Demonstrate self responsibility, discipline and courtesy.

Participate regularly in moderate physical activities for the development and maintenance of health-related fitness.

Choose to adopt positive health practices in all aspects of one’s life.

Participate in activities with fairness, integrity and honesty.

Students will know …

The rules, strategies and appropriate behaviors for selected physical activities as both a participant and spectator.

That participation in group physical activity provides for the development of interpersonal skills, such as cooperation, communication, respect, engendering leadership/fellowship and the nurturing of trust.

That the intrinsic rewards of competition outweigh the extrinsic and are not dependent upon the outcome.

How to assess one’s health-related fitness, and as a result, design a personal fitness program in accordance with the principles of training and conditioning.

The implications of and the benefits from positive health practices in one’s life.

Students will value…

The importance of positive health practices.

Physical activity as an essential element in one’s lifestyle.

The worth of self and others.

The need for encouragement, sensitivity, and compassion.

Fair play and play by pre-established rules.

The benefits and rewards of competition regardless of the outcome.


FITNESS GOALS

By the fourth grade a student will …

Demonstrate appropriate activities for each component of fitness.

Set a fitness goal.

Know what positive changes occur to the body as a result of participation in regular physical activity.

Value the effort necessary for one to improve one’s level of fitness.

By the eighth grade students will…

Participate in self-assessment of each component of fitness.

Know the physiological changes that occur in the body as a result of positive health habits.

Value physical activity as an enjoyable experience that improves mental and physical well being.


PERSONAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

By the fourth grade students will…

Celebrate personal successes and achievements in others.

Know that improvement in skills requires practice.

Value acceptance of self and others regardless of outcome.

By the eighth grade students will…

Apply rules and courtesies when participating with others in physical activity.

Know that one may enhance one’s self esteem, reduce stress and improve through participation in physical activity.

Demonstrate respect for physical limitations of self and others.


SKILL

By the fourth grade students will …

Participate in a wide variety of locomotive, non-locomotive, and manipulative activities.

Explore individual and group problem-solving activities.

Explore appropriate risk-taking activities.

Know that improvement in skill requires practice and effort.

By the eighth grade students will …

Acquire skill proficiency in at least two activities.

Explore appropriate individual and group challenges and problem-solving activities.

Experience the outdoors as way to improve one’s well being.


SAFETY

By the fourth grade students will …

Demonstrate  and understand proper body mechanics to prevent injury to one’s self.

Demonstrate safety precautions while participating in a variety of activities for the well being of one’s self and others.

Appreciate and understand the potential danger involved in use of manipulatives and equipment.

By the eighth grade students will …

Understand the importance of  a warm up and cool down.

Use proper form and technique when stretching.

List potential risks associated with physical activity.

Recognize and correct proper form as it relates to the critical components of a skill.


D. REQUIRED INSTRUCTION

All students in grades K-12, including students with disabilities, special health care needs and in alternative educational settings will receive physical education in accordance with the mandates set forth by the New York State Education Department (Regulation 135).
• All pupils in grades K-2 shall attend and participate in physical education a minimum of 120 minutes a week.
• All pupils in grades 3-6 shall attend and participate in physical education no less than three days a week (120 minutes).
• All pupils in grades 7-12 shall attend and participate in physical education for no less than three days per week in one semester, and no less than two days per week in the other semester (120 minutes).
• Physical Education should not be withheld from students for purposes of punishment.
• Physical activity will not be used as a form of punishment (e.g., running laps)
• Students shall not sit out of physical education class as response to inappropriate behavior, unless the behavior is deemed unsafe.
• Students who have a medical excuse will participate in activity as per physician’s recommendations and/or modifications.

Physical education make-ups should involve some form of physical activity.