Explore Physical Education
Physical education provides students with a planned, sequential, K-12 standards-based program of curricula and instruction designed to develop motor skills, knowledge and behaviors for active living, physical fitness, sportsmanship, self-efficacy and emotional intelligence.
SHAPE America has defined the essential components of physical education.
4 Essential Components
develops the national standards and guidelines for physical
education, and offers extensive professional development opportunities, cutting-edge
resources such as the newly released National
Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education, and respected peer-reviewed journals to help you
become a leader in your classroom, institution and community.