This page is intended to provide you with important materials and resources to assist with implementation of the North Carolina Healthful Living Essential Standards. Please click on the appropriate links to access these resources.
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Adapted Physical Education

  • Click here to visit the NCDPI Adapted Physical Education website.
  • Click here to visit the Adapted Physical Education Advisory Council website.


- low cost options in creating Physical Education equipment

Fitness Testing Guidelines

Fitness Tracking

An excel program that charts progress in fitness items.
- populates the pre test scores in the post test page
- calculates the positive or negative gains for the year
- calculates student BMI
- provides a printable "report card"

Online Resources

    • Free resources including fitness posters, workouts, workout cards, challenges and a host of other resources
    • DAREBEE Video Library - over 250 instructional videos detailing specific exercises or routine

  • Let's Go NC
    • A Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Skills Program for Healthy, Active Children is an all-in-one package of lesson plans, materials, activities and instructional videos that encourages children to learn about and practice fundamental skills that build safe habits.

    • A program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education from 1997 – 2013. It provides objective aligned lesson plans, and innovative web resources to support teachers.

  • The Physical Educator
    • Offers free resources in standards based games, PhysEd Visuals, Interactive QR Skill Posters and recommendations for apps and gadgets.

  • PE Central
    • Offers a wide range of free resources including; lesson plans, assessments, best practices, professional development, videos, classroom management and more.

  • PE Universe
    • Offers over 2,000 videos that demonstrate games, strategies, fitness and teacher practice for all grade levels.

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    • As the nation's largest membership organization of health and physical education professionals, The Society of Health and Physical Educators is committed to ensuring all children have the opportunity to lead healthy, physically active lives

    • Offers a wide range of free resources including: lesson plans, monthly webinars, teaching tips, standards alignment, a grant finder and much more. Project IGNITE, as part of SPARK ecademy, offers free video resources of teachers exhibiting good teacher practices in the classroom.

Physical Education Global Resources