Physical Education will stress the basic skills of physical fitness, proper body maintenance and life activity skills. Health education will emphasize health literacy of the four main areas of health: physical, social, mental/emotional and spiritual. These five areas are taught with a Christian lifestyle perspective which affect attitudes, values, and behaviors.
Health education will also encourage students to put the health information learned into practice.
The students will: 1. Give glory to God through the use of their bodies and minds. 2. Improve their proficiency in various sport skills. 3. Increase their knowledge of playing strategies, terminology and rules in a variety of sports. 4. Improve their overall physical fitness and wellness. 5. Learn, understand, and apply components with the four main areas of physical, social, mental/emotional and spiritual wellness to a healthy lifestyle.
The goals in Physical Education and Health will be achieved through: 1. The teachers who live their faith and provide a positive role models for students to follow. 2. The teaching and evaluation of students knowledge of basic rules of sports and lifetime activities and sports. 3. The use proper warm up, stretching, and running as part of cardio-vascular training. 4. Study of all four elements (physical, social, mental/emotional and spiritual) of complete health through class discussion, small group cooperative learning, written and oral reports, individual and group projects. 5. Students keeping journal on personal health behaviors and health topics that apply to their own daily life.
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