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Physical Education
The primary goal for the Physical Education Department of Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology is the development of a "Physically-Educated Person", one who has learned skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities, is physically fit, participates regularly in physical activity, knows the benefits from involvement in physical activity and values its contributions to a HEALTHY lifestyle.


Mission Statement

Physical Education is a valuable part of developing the whole child. Physical Education supports and integrates many other curricular ideas into it’s curriculum. The mission of Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology Physical Education is to:
  • Impart the knowledge, values, and skills necessary to become lifelong learners/movers by practicing wellness habits and developing positive social skills while participating in a variety of movement experiences.
  • Create a physical education setting which encourages individual growth, supports diverse learning styles and the development of critical thinking, problem-solving and effective group interaction.
  • Integrate and promote other curricular areas in the physical education setting, such as: oral and written communication, math, health and science.

Instructional Goals
  • Learn skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities
  • Be physically fit
  • Participate regularly in physical activity
  • Develop and enhance their social skills and self-esteem
  • Know the implications of and benefits from involvement in physical activity
  • Value physical activity and it’s contribution to a healthy lifestyle

Regular physical activity also reduces risk of obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and some cancers. Physical Education is health insurance for the future — quality physical education is a necessity, not a luxury, for the health and well-being of every child.