The current direction in educational practice and policy focuses overwhelmingly on academic achievement. However, academic achievement is but one element of student learning and development and only a part of any complete system of educational accountability.
The Classroom Teacher/Integrated lesson idea area has been designed to meet the needs of classroom teachers that desire to use physical activity to teach academic content. The content can be taught in the classroom or outside in an outdoor play area. Although this section is written for classroom teachers it is also appropriate for physical education teachers who wish to teach integrated content as well.
This site provided by the Department of Education, provides educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial web sites.
Web site for health and physical education teachers, parents, and students. This site provides the latest information about developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children and youth.
An alliance of five national associations and six district associations and is designed to provide members with a comprehensive and coordinated array of resources, support, and programs to help practitioners improve their skills and so further the health and well-being of the American public.
Current information on the status of physical education in each of the states in the following areas; Time requirements, Exemptions/waivers and substitutions, Class size, Standards, curriculum, and instruction, Student assessment and program accountability, Physical education teacher certification/licensure, National Board Certification in physical education, Body mass index (BMI) collection.