What is Physical Education?
Physical Education is a part of students total educational program. P.E. contributes, primarily through movement experiences, to the overall growth and development of children. P.E. is defined as education through movement. At Wyoming Elementary the P.E. curriculum and instructional strategies give attention not only to the psychomotor, but also the cognitive and social affective learning organs.
Why is Physical Education Important?
P.E. at the elementary level is an essential subject matter that is dedicated to learning in the psychomotor domain and commitment to development of lifetime physical activity patterns. P.E. can foster children's development growth in five unique areas: the development of motor skills and movement competence, understanding of human movement principles, personal health and wellness skills, lifetime activity skills, and the development of positive social skills.
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