Blog post for the Week 5 learning path of EDC3100 – Overview of the Unit of Work for Assignment 2
This is a 5 week health unit for Year 9 to be taught in conjunction with a 5 week unit for touch football. The school setting considered has approximately 1800 students enrolled from diverse cultural backgrounds, and is in the Logan metropolitan area. There is a strong sporting culture, each student has their own school supplied laptop, and the HPE department has access to a variety of ICTs including cameras, iPads, heart rate monitors, and staff and student wifi.
Health & Physical Education (HPE) Essential Learnings by the end of Year 9 – The State of Queensland (Queensland Studies Authority) 2007
Constructing Knowledge (from Knowledge and understanding of Health and Personal Development)
– investigate Individual, group and community action, that enables people to adopt health promotion strategies, can address inequities and promote health and wellbeing, including safety.
– identify effective communication skills, including reflective listening, considering alternative views, respecting cultural protocols and expressing ideas in a way that is sensitive to others, help people establish and maintain relationships.
Transforming Knowledge (from Ways of working)
– identify issues and inequities and plan investigations and activities to reflect on health inequities, and identify the impact of diverse influences on health and wellbeing, movement capacities and personal development, and the best use of positive influences.
– research, analyse and evaluate data, information and evidence to propose, justify, implement and monitor plans or at ions to achieve goals, address inequities and promote health and wellbeing, movement capacities and personal development.
– research and identify health inequities that exist in relation to alcohol and young people,
– analyse how personal, social, cultural, and environmental factors can influence young people,
– investigate and critique community health campaigns and interventions to promote health lifestyle choices and behaviours for young people, and make recommendations to improve their effectiveness,
– design and implement an health intervention advertisement for an identified inequity related to alcohol and young people.
Formative Assessment (Class discussions and student learning journals)
– insightful analysis and evaluation of a health inequity and the influence of personal, social, cultural and environmental factors
– insightful analysis and evaluation of community health campaigns or interventions to communicate significant and well justified recommendations to improve their effectiveness
Summative Assessment (Choice of medium to create health advertisement)
– insightful analysis and evaluation of a community health campaign or intervention to communicate significant and well justified recommendations to improve their effectiveness
– insightful implementation of recommendations into a student health advertisement to to promote health and well being in relation to alcohol and young people