Why do our students need Physical Education
"The higher your energy level. the more efficient your body.  The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results."
Anthony Robbins 

A quality physical education program will help children....

  • Improve self-esteem, self-confidence, and interpersonal skills.
  • Gain a sense of belonging through teamwork.
  • Prepare to embrace cooperation and competition.
  • Handle adversity through winning and losing.
  • Develop social skills.
  • Learn discipline.
  • Improve problem solving skills and increase creativity.
  • Develop an understanding of the role of physical activity in promoting health.
  • Reduce their tendency to risk behaviors such as use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, missing or dropping out of school, and getting pregnant.
  • Enhance social and cognitive development and academic achievement.


"The human body was designed to walk, run, or stop;  it wasn't built for coasting."
Cullen Hightower

"Movement is the medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states."
Carol Welch


Write a brief paragraph on the following:   From above, what 3 reasons do YOU feel are the MOST important things physical acitivity can teach us and why? 
What 3 do YOU feel are the LEAST important and why?

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