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Last Updated: 8-01-08


Understanding Physical Development in Young Children
Rolling over or eating with a spoon are examples of physical development. Think about the importance of physical abilities and the role they play in a child's life.
Article from the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
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.
Awesome Library - Physical Education Lessons
Provides dozens of lessons and outcomes for grades K- 7.
Aberta Education: Physical Education Online
Physical education lesson plans in the following categories: alternative environment, dance, games, gymnastics, and individual activities.
Classroom Teacher Integrated Lesson Plans with PE
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.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence: Health &amap; Phys Ed
Links to teaching and learning resources from federal agencies.
Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM): Physical Education
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.
Hotchalk's Lesson Plans Page for PE
Physical education lesson plans sorted by grade level.
PE Central
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.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - Health, PE, & Fitness
An ever-growing list of PE teacher-submitted lesson plans. For all ages.
Physical Education Lesson Plans
This page is dedicated to providing a space for Physical Educators to share lesson ideas. For all age groups.
Physical Education Lesson Plans
Ice Skating Unit. Gymnastics Unit. Football Unit. Aerobics Unit. Sending and Receiving Unit. The Set Shot. Basketball. For upper middle, high school.
Sports Media: PE Links Database
Large collection of links to lesson plans, activities, and coaching topics.
Teachernet.Com Fitness Lessons
Lesson Plans for all grades about health and fitness.
Teachers.Net: Physical Education Lesson Plan Bank
Over sixty physical education lesson plans.
Action for Healthy Kids
Nonprofit organization formed specifically to address the epidemic of overweight, undernourished and sedentary youth by focusing on changes at school.
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is a partnership between the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation.
American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education
An honorary organization composed of Active, Emeritus, and International Fellows who have made significant contributions to the fields of kinesiology and physical education.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
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.
American Council on Exercise
A nonprofit organization committed to enriching quality of life through safe and effective exercise and physical activity.
American Heart Association
A national voluntary health agency whose mission is: "Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke."
CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Healthy Promotion
Physical activity reduces the risk of premature mortality in general, and of coronary heart disease, hypertension, colon cancer, and diabetes mellitus in particular.
Fit Kids Act in Congress
A non-profit professional membership association that sets the standard for practice in physical education and sport.
Fitness Fun Forever: Games and Fitness Activities for Anytime
A teacher's resource for fun and healthy physical education activities.
Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
The website of the Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport
Florida’s Archery in the Schools Program
The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) is designed to teach International style target archery in 4th-12th grade physical education classes.
Florida High School Athletic Association
Official Web site of the Florida High School Athletic Association
Florida Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (YPAN)
Statistic about the prevalence of obesity and inactivity in Florida from the Florida Department of Health
Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness
Physical fitness, recreation, and sound nutrition are central components of a healthy, meaningful, and productive life.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Education tutorials, health assessment tools, education campaigns, and more.
NASPE’s STARS program
National achievement program recognizing outstanding physical education programs in K-12 schools across America.
Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT)
Customizable tool which will help school districts conduct a clear, complete, and consistent analysis of written physical education curricula, based upon national physical education standards.
President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
The health, physical activity, fitness and sports information website of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
Shape of the Nation Report: Status of Physical Education in the USA
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.
U.S. Tennis Association Florida
USTA Florida invites your school, school district or after school program to participate in our 2008, USTA Florida School Tennis Program.


Search Florida's Sunshine State Standards for PE.

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FLDOE Contact

Name: Nichole Wilder

Title: Physical Education Coordinator

Phone: 850-245-0813

Fax: 850-245-5116


Web: Physical Education Homepage

325 West Gaines Street Suite 432
Tallahassee, FL 32399