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    Aquatics – applying training principles and SMART goals

    Blue Diver by Pablo Fernandez CC BY SA NC Our Grade 8 students have choice over which unit they would like to complete in a 12-lesson block.  We offer this as a way to delve more deeply into something that interests students.  Teachers have used student polls to gather evidence about what we should offer, and we notice interest shifts but we have constraints on facilities and the need to assess students using the same Strand/Standards over the course of the year. The most recent unit offered included these four options: Dance, Gymnastics, Fitness and Aquatics with our assessment around Locomotor movements which each teacher interpreted slightly differently based on…