Shine Through Motion aims to nurture joy in moving and to teach students skills that will lead to an active, healthy, and confident life.
Fun and challenging Physical Education classes will teach students important physical and interpersonal skills that they will carry with them for the rest of their lives.
Student learner outcomes
Shine Through Motion Students:
Will gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to maintain meaningful physical activity throughout their lifetime.
Will understand the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle.
Will learn to embrace a growth mindset and learn that talent and intelligence are not fixed.
Why Physical Education?
"Exercise is like cognitive candy to the brain. If we want to think better, we need to move." -Margaret Whitehead
Healthy habits developed at a young age will ensure students are set up with the necessary tools for long term physical success.
Current research suggests that regular physical activity has been shown to:
help maintain physical fitness
improve academic performance (higher level of concentration and well composed behavior)
improve social interactions (cooperation, leadership, problem solving)
reduce levels of stress
increase the quality of one's life