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Elementary Physical Education

"The latest research shows that for your brain to function at its peak, your body needs to move." John Ratey MD. Harvard University

Goals of Physical Education in Jordan School District Elementary Schools:

  • Assist all elementary schools in meeting state and national standards of 150 minutes of physical activity each week by providing students with the knowledge, skills, capacities, values, and the enthusiasm to maintain a healthy lifestyle into adulthood.
  • The activities included are designed to promote physical fitness, to develop motor skills, to instill knowledge and understanding of rules, concepts and strategies and provide optimal brain activity during exercise to increase student learning in all content areas.

State Core Standards

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