Physical education is an integral part of the total education of every child in Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Quality physical education programs are needed to increase the physical competence, health-related fitness, self-responsibility and enjoyment of physical activity for all students so that they can be physically active for a lifetime. Physical education programs can only provide these benefits if they are well-planned and well-implemented.
There are four main goals of modern physical education:
|South Dakota Standards and Grade-level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education|
|South Dakota Standards and Grade-level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education – Full Document|
|Introduction and Acknowledgements|
|Guide to Reading the Grade-level Outcomes|