What is Physical Literacy?
“In short, as appropriate to each individual’s endowment, physical literacy can be described as a disposition in which individuals have: the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for maintaining purposeful physical pursuits/activities throughout the life-course.” ~Margaret Whitehead 2010
Vision: "To provide knowledge and to empower all students to maintain a high level of wellness."
The Exercise Revolution- Can exercise really help you learn?
Quality Physical Education (QPE)
believes that every student in our nation's schools, from PK-12, should
have the opportunity to participate in quality physical education.
The Four Components of a High-quality Physical Education Program
Why is Quality Physical Education Important?
Quality physical education programs help all students develop:
so that they can adopt healthy and physically active lifestyles.
Quality physical education programs provide learning experiences that
improve mental alertness, academic performance, and readiness and
enthusiasm for learning in our nation's youth.