With the pressure put on schools these days, it’s no wonder that PE gets less and less attention.  But for those who question the value of PE at all in schools, it’s the EDUCATION component that is so critical for our children. Children learn why it’s important to stay active, and learn about some of the ways that they can have fun while doing so.  So even if PE doesn’t satisfy the 60 minutes of vigorous physical activity our children need each day, it serves as a foundation for them to be active independently.

 

Read more here: Physical Education Professionals Play a Key Role in Promoting Physical Activity in U.S. Elementary Schools