"Describes the benefits of being physically active on attaining and maintaining a balanced, healthy lifestyle" (BC Prescribed Learning Outcome)
-COLLABORATED to decide on a story/scenes for their movies
-CRITICALLY THOUGHT about what the learning outcome meant to them. Side note: many decided that although the learning outcome didn't mention healthy eating, they ought to include it because then it would be easier to be physically active, since they would have the energy from the nutritious food.
-CREATED short skits and took turns filming
-COMMUNICATED their thoughts through video and shared online
A nice, short unit that is very student-centred and encompasses many aspects of 21st Century Learning.
I am so thankful that I have such a great teaching partner, Hugh McDonald, who thinks up great ideas like this all the time!
Here are a few examples: