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Why PE

Have you ever asked yourself why do we take P.E. in school? An old mentor of mine asked me to hang this in my office to remind me of why I teach Physical Education.  I guess you could say that this is my philosophy of Physical Education. I glance at it often and think about how lucky I am that everyday I have the ability to make a difference in the life of a child.  It went something like this:

 WHY?

 Physical education needs to teach students how to move; however that is not enough.  We must lay a foundation for moving young people in another way.  We need to teach the meaning of physical activity, one which promotes participation in an active lifestyle.  We may work with hundreds of students and we may have limited facilities and supplies, however, we cannot let these conditions handicap us.

 We need to provide experiences in activity and sports that can INSPIRE and MOVE students, not just inform and entertain them.

 

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