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Physical Education Assessment Ideas

Assessment in physical education is more important than ever. It is a great way to see if students are really learning in our physical education classes. Written assessments are a terrific medium for showcasing what students have learned to administrators and parents. The following resources and ideas are presented to help teachers incorporate assessment into their programs.

PE Central's Online Assessment Course

Appropriate Instructional Practice Evaluation Tool in Middle School PE
(Use this to evaluate your program. Based on the Danielson Framework. Submitted by Melinda Etnyre)

Assessment Defined
(Alternative, Authentic, Performance, Rubrics)

Assessment Tips
(List of tips to help with assessment)

Why Assess In PE? Article
(Great article by Stephen Jefferies, etc.)

No Quacks About It: You Can Assess!
(Great handout put together by Joanna Faerbe and Jiji Jonas)

Assessment Articles
(Articles to help with assessment ideas)

Paper & Pencil Assessment Ideas
(Printable worksheets, etc.)

Alternative Assessment Ideas
(Fitness, motor skills, scoring rubrics)

Student Learning Objectives (SLO) and Smart Goals
(Examples of both)

Report Cards
(Elem, MS and HS)

Student Assessment Examples
(Colorful work from students)