give her the ball! She cant catch."
"Its not fair."
often do we hear these types of comments in physical activity
settings? General Outcome C is all about cooperation. Interacting
positively with others is a learned skill that can be practiced
through a variety of physical activities. In todays society,
cooperation is an integral part of employability skills. Cooperation
through physical education fosters communication, fairplay, leadership
very early stages, children are placed in situations where cooperation
is evident. As toddlers, we help children to understand the value
of sharing. A child's developmental level influences their progression
in this area. While younger children tend to be very self-absorbed,
cooperation must be introduced and nurtured as they grow older.
Children need to be guided through this process. This can be accomplished
by exposing students to individual, partner, and group activities,
in physical education.
Outcome "C" (or GO"C") Students will interact
positively with others.
Outcome "C" looks at four areas of co-operation as they
relate to physical activity. These are the curriculum organizers:
communicate thoughts and feelings in an appropriate manner
as they relate to participation in physical activity.
Play demonstrate etiquette and fair play.
develop leadership and followership skills related to
display positive behaviours that show respect for self
site includes examples of physical activities that address the
outcomes for each of the curriculum organizers in general outcome
activity examples will be adapted to meet your students
needs and the school environment you are in. Providing a context
wherein students can achieve depends on many factors. Consider:
that is relevant, meaningful and enjoyable.
of learning outcomes, instructional and assessment practices.
that apply the principles of learning.
from all movement dimensions.
to practice and demonstrate growth and achievement.
of risk and challenge provided in a safe environment.
of, and for, past related experiences.
willingness and expertise.
of instructional strategies.
on outcomes rather than dimensions.
and equipment resources.
of community resources.
evaluation and communication strategies.
to lifelong participation in physical activity.