Course Level: College Prep

Credits: 5

Grade Level: 9 – 12

Prerequisite: None

NJ Course Code: 

Unified Physical Education provides a unique opportunity for students with and without disabilities to come together through ongoing educational and physical activities, using the power of Special Olympics. Unified students work  collaboratively to develop physical skills, social skills and friendships  Neurotypical students who choose to be part of Unified class will  participate in training opportunities throughout the school year.  

The Unified Physical Education course is structured around  New Jersey Teaching and Learning standards Grade-Level Outcomes for 9-12 Physical Education. Additionally, the class supports the development of leadership skills for all students as well as the empowerment of all students to foster an inclusive class and school-wide environment. 

During Unified Physical Education, the students are able to choose what activity they are interested in, with their peer buddy. Some examples of electives the students have to choose from are: weight room, dance room/cardio room, basketball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, archery, golf, bowling, soccer, handball, etc.

*This course counts as 5 credits towards the Physical Education requirement.

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