No Excuses! - A Documentary on Quality Physical Education
QUALITY PHYSICAL EDUCATION ADVOCACY
EFFECTIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES
Safety Related Resources
- 1.3.1 Activities are selected carefully and modified to ensure a safe learning environment for students. Emergency action plans are posted and practiced.
- 1.3.2 Activities are selected carefully to ensure that they match students’ ability levels and are safe for all students, regardless of ability level.
- 1.3.3 Physical educators maintain up-to-date first aid, CPR and AED certifications.
- 1.3.4. Facilities and equipment are maintained and inspected regularly for safety hazards.
- 1.3.6 Teachers ensure student safety by monitoring class closely.
- 1.6.3 Physical educators provide appropriate experiences for students with temporary medical limitations (e.g., a student with a broken arm can ride an exercise bike).
[Risk of Concussion During Sports Versus Physical Education Among New Mexico Middle and High School Students (2018)]
Mental Health and Trauma
Youth Risk Fact Sheets
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2015 (CDC): These fact sheets present information about the percentages of high school students who engage in certain risk behaviors, along with the status of school health policies and programs designed to address those behaviors.