|Name of Course:
||1 Semester (alternate quarters)
|The Adaptive Physical Education course includes identified students with disabilities who participate in various fitness programs, lifetime sport activities and a weight room program. The purpose of the class is
placed on cultivating lifetime/recreational activities as well as health and wellness that will nurture students in such a way as to build self-esteem and self-confidence in a school as well as community setting.
- Standard 1. The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
- Standard 2. The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles,strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
- Standard 3. The physically literate individual demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
- Standard 4. The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
- Standard 5. The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.
Instructional Practices & Support
|Instructional practices will be aligned to the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) Framework. Teachers will maximize classroom time to provide instructional opportunities that are targeted and tailored to student needs. Students will experience high-quality instruction which includes:
- A classroom culture that adheres to productive classroom norms and relationships
- High quality tasks that lend to authentic engagement
- Productive discussions where students make sense, justify and generalize
Classroom Management Procedures
|Classroom management procedures will be aligned to the multi-tiered system of support framework, Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) to build an emotionally safe, positive and engaging environment. Teachers will understand, support and implement orchestration of the elements in the classroom:
- Establish positive ongoing teacher-student relationships
- Establish, post, and teach rules and procedures regularly
- Implement proactive strategies and interventions
- Use of acknowledgment system with specific immediate praise, and feedback
- Manage student behavior with a continuum of corrective strategies
- Students will be given multiple opportunities to demonstrate proficiency following additional instruction and ongoing assessment,
- Multiple data points will be used to determine the reported grade (formative and/or summative)
- Ongoing assessments may be given in a format different than the original and re-assessment will be given when students demonstrate new learning
- The time frame of ongoing assessments will be determined by the team and individual teachers based on student progress.
- Late work will be accepted without penalty within the unit of study.
- Extra credit will not be factored into grading.