Dist. 25 Refines P.E. Curriculum
Cliatt, Cass, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer
School fitness isn't just about kids trying to avoid a big rubber ball in P.E. class.
The jump rope, hula hoops and balance beams kids use in Arlington Heights Elementary District 25, aren't selected at random just to find fun ways to get the students' hearts racing.
It's all part of a master plan in a physical education and health curriculum that District 25 recently updated to meet state standards.
The school had to categorize activities and students' abilities to meet skill levels in the following goal areas:
- Movement skills: promoting understanding of the importance of physical …
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Publication information: Article title: Dist. 25 Refines P.E. Curriculum. Contributors: Cliatt, Cass - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: December 14, 2001. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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