Appropriate Practices for Physical Education and Physical Activity
Variety - Clearly Defined Criteria

Use a variety of student assessments in all domains: cognitive, affective and physical. Articulate clearly defined criteria to students as part of instruction, prior to assessment.

  • Provide a variety of assessments, including reflection and affective assessment
  • Clearly communicate defined criteria to students
  • Clearly communicate assessment procedures
  • Promote peer and self-assessment with forms and charts
  • Provide testing procedures that are positive and non-threatening
  • Use assessment to focus instruction
  • Help students use testing data to focus on personal improvement