ERIC Number: ED214915
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Alabama Course of Study. Physical Education. Bulletin 1981, No. 5.
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.
Guidelines for elementary and secondary school physical education are presented that conform to Alabama education laws and to competency statements prepared by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Physical education objectives are identified as developing and maintaining good health and physical fitness, acquiring motor skills, and participating in physically active recreation. Program content designed to promote these objectives is presented for each grade from kindergarten through grade twelve. Student characteristics, instructional objectives, and minimum requirements for student achievement are outlined. Organizational plans are suggested for grades six through eight and nine through twelve. The appendices contain profiles of exemplary programs at schools in Alabama, Georgia, Colorado, and Washington. Also included are discussions of the general philosophy and concepts of physical education, and a bibliography listing 26 publcations. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.