Anna Vroom
avroom@monumentacademy.net x1225
Physical Education is an integral part of the total educational program.  It is that phase of education which provides an opportunity through activity for physical, mental and social development, and improvement of the individual to meet the challenges of life.




ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION


The elementary physical education experience provides the foundation for children to learn through movement. The activities are designed to engage children and teach them safe ways to channel their energy. Learning patience, sharing and cooperation are all part of the physical education program.

Physical Education provides educational experiences through movement activities. The general setting allows the development of social-emotional, psychomotor and cognitive skills as the students interact and have fun. The concept of fun is essential because the objective is to teach students to desire fitness as a lifelong goal. In today's world of technology, it is important to understand the value
of movement in our day to day lives.

Some of the benefits of a good physical education experience are:
  • Improved fitness
  • High self esteem
  • Weight regulation
  • Understanding sportsmanship
  • Developing interpersonal skills
  • Stress relief
  • Reduce the risk of illness and disease
  • Discover opportunities for recreational experiences