Appropriate Practices for Physical Education and Physical Activity
Safe, Positive Learning Environment

Establish safe, inclusive, positive, culturally diverse learning environment. Engage students to develop class agreements. Deal with taunting/bullying immediately. Never use exercise as punishment

  • Establish a safe, inclusive, positive learning environment for all students
  • Promote positive social interaction, such as encouragement
  • Promote emotional safety as well as physical safety for all students
  • Provide opportunities for students to practice avoiding hurting the feelings of others
  • Engage students in discussing behaviors that make other students feel welcome
  • Provide opportunities for students to reflect on behaviors that support a positive environment