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Opportunity to Learn: Guidelines for High School Physical Education-3rd Edition

Opportunity to Learn: Guidelines for High School Physical Education-3rd Edition


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    New, updated edition of Opportunity to Learn Guidelines for High School Physical Education, Third Edition helps you measure progress toward the essential elements of high-quality physical education in your high school(s). Features a self-evaluation checklist to assess your program on:
    • Teaching Practices
    • Curriculum
    • Health & Safety
    • Class Size
    • Facilities
    • Equipment & Materials
    • Time Allocated to PE
    • Technology
    • Assessment
    • Program Evaluation


    Reference for teachers, PE coordinators and school administrators who are dedicated to delivering high-quality physical education.

    Table of Contents

    NASPE’s Vision
    NASPE’s Mission
    Intent of the Program Assessment

    Highly Qualified Physical Education Teachers
    Health & Safety
    Class Size
    Materials & Equipment
    Time Allocation
    Program Evaluation

    Rubric Checklist

    About the Author

    SHAPE America — Society of Health and Physical Educators — is the largest organization of physical educators in the country, with close to 20,000 members. SHAPE America created the first-ever K-12 physical education national standards; developed the Let’s Move in School public awareness campaign to increase physical activity before, during, and after school; and originated the Shape of the Nation Report, which reviews the status of physical education across the United States. Among its many partners, SHAPE America works with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, the American Heart Association, The Cooper Institute, and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.