Physical education is the instruction of motor skills, games, and lifelong physical fitness. Physical education in K-12 schools also includes the teaching of social and personal skills related to participating in a lifetime of physical activity.
Caitlin Sweetapple ’12, Adapted Physical Education Teacher at the Rebecca School
When I started teaching adapted physical education at the Rebecca School in New York City, where I work with people ages 4-21 who have developmental disabilities, I picked up on a sense of family there that was similar to what I felt at Manhattan. The second I got there, I felt safe.