There has been a shift at the national, state and local levels concerning how and what is taught in Physical Education. The Next Generation Sunshine State Standards are grade level specific and are a guide for rigorous instruction.
Assessment is important in these content areas for the following reasons:
Align curriculum content with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards.
Ensure that instruction is equitable and consistent for all students.
Provide a developmentally appropriate progression of the content taught in Physical Education.
Provide data that will assist teachers in developing instructional lessons that will better address student’s strengths and needs.
Prepare students to more successfully address the rigors of the Elementary, Middle School, and Secondary Education curricula.
Assist students in developing higher levels of competence, thus increasing the opportunity for students to experience success throughout their educational years and beyond.
Ensure that students are college and career ready.