Current Trends in Physical Education


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Today's physical education programs have put more focus on _____.

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1. Quality PE programs now focus on _____.

2. To make sure all students are active in PE class, we see _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Physical education, or PE, is the teaching of exercise in a school setting, and this quiz and worksheet pairing were written to help you see what you understand about current trends in physical education. The assessment questions will ask you why PE is becoming more of a focus in schools and traits of quality PE programs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the quiz, you will be tested on:

  • How PE classes have changed in recent years
  • Methods of increasing student health in PE classes
  • The focus of quality PE programs
  • Results of current PE trends for teachers and students

Skills Practiced

This worksheet/quiz combination will aid you in developing these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about current trends in physical education from the related lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about core focus areas of PE in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about changes to PE curricula and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about trends in increasing student health in PE

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson entitled Current Trends in Physical Education can help you learn more about PE in schools. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Define physical education
  • Identify why schools are reviewing their PE programs
  • Understand how PE helps boost brain activity and improve overall health
  • Know the specific changes that are being made to PE curricula