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August 13, 2013

Another school year is upon us and we wanted to take a minute to share some planning documents that may assist elementary physical educators.  When planning it is crucial to have an end in mind or a road map if you will of where it is you are trying to get. Holistic Rubrics for each outcome at each grade level are a great starting point for such planning.  Rubrics from previous posts for both Grade 1-5 and Grade 6-8 have been included.

Another tracking tool that may be useful throughout the...

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May 6, 2013

At a time when teachers, principals, and parents are grappling with their responsibility to address the consequences of inactivity, Passport for Life provides a set of tools for teachers to assess and understand the physical literacy levels of their students, and to adapt their teaching to provide targeted instruction that is relevant at both the class-wide and student-specific levels. Passport for Life is an easy to use, developmentally appropriate, and student-centred tool.  This program...

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March 14, 2013

North East School Division has provided online resources connected to all subject areas.  The Curriculum Corner provides assessment ideas as well as planning documents in physical education.  All of these resources are available for download. 

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January 13, 2013

The Record of Student Achievement forms are designed as a potential tracking system for teachers to record the results of assessments based on the pieces that lead to the full achievement of an outcome. Teachers can record when a student has demonstrated the specific learning, or the level at which the students has achieved the learning. Teachers need to use their professional judgment to make a conclusion as to when each student has achieved an outcome.

Achievement forms

PDF: Grade One,

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December 13, 2012
The Basic Movement Patterns sheets have been designed to support teachers in assessing students' level of skillfulness in the performance of skills at a CONTROL LEVEL as indicated in an outcome.  It is important for teachers to clearly understand that these skills sheets do not present the wholeness of any one outcome.  They represent only a portion of the learning expected in order for an outcome to be fully achieved.  The movements can be referenced on page 26 of the physical education...
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December 13, 2012
When planning it is imperative to have the end in mind.  We as educators along with our students need to see the big picture and know where we are going.  The holistic rubrics work on a four point scale and help in the 'backward design' process.  By reading the criteria in level four everyone is then able to paint a picture as to what it looks like to achieve the outcome.   Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5
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