Monday, February 23, 2009

Intel Class 2/10/09 - Blog #2

Intel class 2/10/09 - Blog #2
Unit Description - My instructional unit is a 9 week "Fundamentals of Volleyball Course" designed to familiarize high school students with skills and techinques of volleyball through skill progression training.
On this blog, I would like to share my curriculum framing questions that is on my template.
Essential question - What do you value in Life?
Unit Question - How can you ensure a better "Quality of Life"?
Content Question - How does proficientcy in "skill related fitness"contribute to health?
Prior to developing Curriculum Framing Questions - we determined by looking through Standards - "Student Objectives / Learning Outcomes" for the Unit.
The following are the results:
1. Students will receive training and participation in two movement forms:
a. Volleyball for team sport component
b. Tennis for Individual and Dual Sport component
2. Students will be able to evaluate the efficiency if of a particular movement forms. All movement forms will include ready position, preparation for contact, point of contact, and follow-through.
a. Volleyball – Passing, Setting, Hitting and Serving.
b. Tennis – Serving, Forehand, Backhand, and Volley
3. Students will be able to find and contribute to participation of Volleyball and Tennis in the community.
a. Leagues
b. Intramurals
c. Camps
4. Students will demonstrate competence in rules, regulations, and apply proper etiquette for the enjoyment of volleyball and tennis.

Intel Class 2/3/09

Intel Class 2/3/09
Today we worked in Module One - Teaching with projects
I created a class brochure to communicate with parents essential information for my Volleyball Class. Brochure was created using Publisher.
We shared information with classmates.
Mr. Edwards has a cool application to created "random partners" that he will later share.

Intel Class 2/10/09

Today we worked on Module Number 2 - Planning My Unit
1. Looked up Physical Education Standards
2. Developed Curriculum framing questions