Physical Education & Credit Flexibility

Physical education teaches students the importance and value of physically active lifestyles. There are a variety of benefits gained through physical education. Personal health, social skills, self-esteem, motor skills and knowledge base are areas that can be positively impacted. By using credit flexibility plans, students can pursue individual interests while meeting state standards and local curriculum.

The document below contains guidance for schools and districts to assist students with developing individual credit flexibility plans. Click on the title to open the PDF.

For ease of printing by educators and students, the worksheets from the document above are available below for each grade level in PDF format.

Credit Flexibility Example Planning Template

Last Modified: 4/25/2017 4:10:04 PM

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