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Physical Education - Healthy Schools

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ESSA and Physical Education

Click the link above to access a free e-guide from the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)- What you need to know about the Every Student Succeeds Act and its impact on your health and physical education program

Instructional Unit Samples in Physical Education

These (k-12th grade) instructional units are based on the Colorado Academic Standards in Physical Education, and were authored by teams of Colorado educators, including general education, special education, ELL, and other school professionals.

Now Available in Spanish! Guides to the Colorado Academic Standards

To help families and communities better understand the goals and outcomes of the Colorado Academic Standards, kindergarten through high school guides are available for all content areas.

PLC Bytes:

PLC Bytes are 7-10 minute presentations or longer segmented presentations designed to be used in Professional Learning Communities (PLC) or faculty meetings. Find archived PLC Bytes here.

  • Integration of Comprehensive Health  
    This prezi discusses the importance of the integration of Comprehensive Health concepts and skills into other content areas in order to support the development of the "Whole Child".

Fast Facts:

If you are new to Colorado or just interested in learning about the overarching headlines regarding Physical Education this one page reference sheet is a good place to begin!  Physical Education Fast Facts

Comprehensive Health - Standards

Physical Education - Standards

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