An Economical Assessment Model for Elementary Physical Education

Ray Allen, Rick Ferkel, Kevin Fisher, Andrew Wawersik

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The purpose of this paper is to present an assessment system that enables physical education programs to collect data capable of meeting their assessment. Assessment at the elementary level is a daunting task. Practitioners are charged to teach multiple objectives across all learning domains to hundreds of students in multiple grades in a limited amount of time. Conscientious teachers attempt to collect valid, reliable data that documents growth, defends their program to decision-makers, and guides program improvement and professional development efforts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-58
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2022
Externally publishedYes


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