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    L.P. MILES HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
    2016 - 2017
     
    Meet the Coach
     
    Ms. Donna Davis  
     
    Coach Davis has taught in the Atlanta Public School System for 30 years. Her degree in Physical Education was earned from Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. Coach Davis also has a Masters Degree from Walden University in Educational Technology. Additionally, Coach Davis has taught in the APS Gifted and Talented Xanadu Summer program for both elementary school and middle school students.
     
    Some of the programs that Coach Davis has helped to implement include: Jump-Rope for Heart, Marathon Kids, Power-Up 60, and HealthMPowers.
     
    Coach Davis is the mother of two sons and one daughter. Her hobbies include fitness activities, reading and attending sporting events with her children.
     
     
     
    ATLANTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    PHYSICAL EDUCATION
    VISION
     
    Our vision is for students to embrace a healthier active lifestyle which will
    EMPOWER them for SUCCESS in the
    21th  Century.
     
     
     WHY IS PHYSICAL EDUCATION IMPORTANT?
     
    Physical Education offers the chance for your child to develop habits for lifetime fitness and health. During this school year, parents are encouraged to participate in their child’s physical development and fitness. Children need a minimum of at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Parents, take advantage of the opportunities to go for a walk, a short bike ride, or to toss a ball back and forth with your child. It is so very important for children to see their parents being physically active and health conscious.  Remember, the decisions you make as parents regarding fitness, will impact on the decisions of your child(ren).
     
     


    EXITING NEWS!!!
    L.P. MILES INTERMEDIATE WAS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE
    "FIRST TEE" GOLF PROGRAM 2016 - 2017
     
     
     
     
     
    STRETCHES
      

    PHYSICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTIONAL UNITS

    2016 - 2017

     
    AUGUST - INTRODUCTION TO FITNESS
    SEPTEMBER - FITNESS GAMES
    OCTOBER - FITNESS GAMES
    NOVEMBER  - BALL HANDLING SKILLS (FOUR SQUARE
    DECEMBER - BALL HANDLING SKILLS (BASKETBALL)
    JANUARY - BALL HANDLING SKILLS (VOLLEYBALL)
    FEBRUARY - JUMP ROPE SKILLS/FITNESS TESTING
    MARCH - FITNESS TESTING
    APRIL - TENNIS/FITNESS TESTING
    MAY - FIELD DAY 
     

    TEACHER RULES AND EXPECTATIONS:
     
     Enter and exit the gym quietly and orderly.
    Listen to and follow directions the first time.   
    Respect self and others.Demonstrate good sportsmanship.
    Wear proper clothes and tennis shoes.
     
     

    ****Tennis shoes and proper dress is essential to physical education class. Students will not be allowed to participate if they fail to come to class properly dressed. When students are not properly dressed it effects their ability to participate with maximum  effort. Additionally, wearing proper clothes helps to prevent injuries.
     
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    NATIONAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION STANDARDS:
    Standard 1:Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
    Standard 2:Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.

    Standard 3:Participates regularly in physical activity.

    Standard 4:Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.

    Standard 5:Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings
     
     
      
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