Royal Orchard Middle School A.I.M. Actively In Motion Physical Literacy Physically literate individuals consistently develop the motivation and ability to understand, communicate, apply, and analyze different forms of movement. They are able to demonstrate a variety of movements confidently, competently, creatively and strategically across a wide range of healthrelated physical activities. These skills enable individuals to make healthy, active choices that are both beneficial to and respectful of their whole self, others, and their environment. (PHE Canada, 2011) Students Learn Best When... They are engaged They feel part of a community They undertake tasks that are challenging and meaningful They are active Key features of our A.I.M. program will include: Daily physical education/fitness Leadership and character development Integrated Curriculum; inquiry based/big ideas Focus on wellness/healthy eating/personal fitness and goal setting Athletic and academic programming to meet student’s needs and increase success in our 4 A’s at ROMS – Athletics, Arts, Academics & Aspiring Attitude Focus on Pathways (IPP) and Career Exploration Key features of our A.I.M. program will include: A focus on physical literacy, through the lens of fitness, wellness, and sport School community involvement in co-curricular athletics to build athletic skills, develop leadership skills, character and the ability to work as a team Certification opportunities at each grade level Integrated Curriculum Allows for flexibility Builds on prior knowledge and experience Unifies student learning Reflects real world applications Matches the way students think Curriculum with a Cause ... Project and inquiry based learning that is personally relevant and considers big ideas, future goals and careers through the lens of sport, health and well-being. Ex. What can you actively do to create your own happiness? Students will be investigating... Goals & Achievement, Personal Development & Growth, Leadership, Active Global Citizenship A.I.M. Program Components AIM Program Components Health and Physical Education (Overall Expectations) -Active Living -Movement Strategies (Dance- Elements: body, space, Daily Physical Activity Community Partnerships Certification and Training Leadership time, energy. Create workout routines) -Healthy Living (Healthdemonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute to healthy development. Personal fitness goals and tracking -Healthy Eating – Fortinos cooking classes- explain and investigate how healthy eating and active living work together to improve health and well being -Region of Peel Health. Dieticians, Nurse -Baby sitting course -St. John’s First Aid -Intramurals -Coaching -Steps -Field Centers Literacy and Numeracy Learning Skills and Work Habits Pathways, Community, Culture, and Caring -Data management- collect, organize, analyze, and reflect on data and goals in relation to personal fitness goals -Media Literacy-reviews of fitness related programs e.g. 10 Minute Trainer, create a news report about benefits, and effects, to encourage others to use it or not use it -Initiative -Perseverance -Organization -Responsibility -Independent Work -Offsite training and fitness -Personal program design Creating and Researching Recipes –Number Sense-Link to fractions and -Collaboration -Responsibility -Self Regulation -Initiative -Job shadow -Career -Cruising/Fair determining appropriate units of measurement. Link to writing a variety of text forms for an intended purpose. Link to science and healthy bodies Cook Book – CDN Food Guide and life systems. Link to social justice, who has access to healthy foods? Health – health and personal safety and injury prevention-demonstrate an understanding of related safety practices and appropriate procedures of responding to health related situations Create advertisements for school events- Art –use elements of design to communicate messages and ideas Drama and Media Literacypublic service announcements around health related issues to inform others -Initiative -Responsibility -Initiative -Responsibility -Organization OBA – Umpire Certificate -OSA – Referee Certificate -Jr. Fitness Councillor City of Brampton -One Voice One Team -Right to Play Sample Curriculum Connections A.I.M. CURRICULUM CONNECTION Gr. 6 Science Strand & Overall Expectation Sport/Health Connection Matter -explain ways in which properties of air can be applied to the principles of flight and flying devices Explain how objects in sport use the principles of flight. (ex. badminton birdie) How can the properties of air and flight be used to alter the direction and force a sport object? Wellness/ Community Connection -Investigate careers in Biomechanics: Examining projectile flight (Sheridan College) Design Challenges Gr. 7 Science Gr. 8 Science Systems & Interactions -assess the impacts of human activities and technologies on the environment, and evaluate ways of controlling these impacts; How do events like the Olympics effect our environment and ecosystems? Systems & Interactions -investigate a working system and the ways in which components of the system contribute to its desired function; Explain how a hockey stick is an example of a simple machine? Occupational Wellness: Ergonomics How do we use mechanical advantage in sport? Occupational Therapist Emphasis on Environmental Wellness And Healthy Living Jack smith Center How can pollution affect air quality and lungs during exercise? Eco-schools Air Quality Health Index Designing and understanding how simple machines and complex machines can create healthy and safe physical wellness for elderly and persons with physical disabilities A.I.M. Program at ROMS Community Connections Partnerships • Brampton Community Centres • Sheridan College – Brampton • David Suzuki Secondary School • Field Centres – Peel Board Outdoor Ed. • One Voice One Team Leadership Program •Right To Play •Fortinos A.I.M. Program at ROMS Certificates & Training Grade 6 • Babysitting Course • Red Cross Grade 7 • Right to Play •One Voice One Team •First Aid and CPR Grade 8 • Coaching • Referee • Leadership in Training •Red Cross A.I.M. Program at ROMS 2014-2015 • 2 classes of 26 first year of the program (grade 6) 2015-2016 • 4 classes of 26 second year of the program (grade 6 & 7) 2016-2017 • 6 classes of 26 third year of the program (grade 6, 7 & 8) Online Application • The initial application process is online • Find the website from our school website: schools.peelschools.org/1483 • Website is on the back of the pamphlet or google Royal Orchard Middle School website Application fee ($25) • Release time (supply teacher cost) for teachers to assess and evaluate student application packages • Release time (supply teacher cost) for setup and planning parent information nights • Used to purchase equipment to run student fitness testing • Release time to set up and administer teambuilding, circuit training evaluation evening for possible candidates Participation Evening • All students that successfully complete the online application will be invited to a participation evening • Participation evenings are February 26th and March 5th • Evenings will be assigned based on number of applicants Participation Evening Standards Based on OPHEA, and CAPHERD Four Categories (each scored out of 6 points): 1. 2. 3. 4. Cardiovascular Muscle Strength and Endurance Agility and Flexibility Team Building Scoring: • 2 Points= Needs Improvement Zone (Does not meet health-related standard) • 4 Points= Health Fitness Zone (Meets health-related standard) • 6 Points= High Fitness Performance Zone (Exceeds health-related standard) Participation Evening Total Scoring: • A minimum of 12 of 24 points is required to be eligible for the program • 4 of the points must come from the team building component of the assessment Annual Program fee of $200 • Cover cost of guest speakers- (Wellness, Athletes, Nutritionist, Red Cross, One Voice one Team, Leadership Programs) • Field Trips/Offsite Training- Outdoor Education, Finlayson Center, skiing, swimming, Cassie Campbell, Trips to David Suzuki, Sheridan College, Brampton Soccer Centre, Hershey Center • Ongoing upkeep of enhanced equipment/materials (Heart Rate Monitor, personal data analysis) • Clothing- T-shirts, Shorts, Track Suits • Transportation to feeder schools for A.I.M. road show. • Cost of Certification- Red Cross, Coaching, Leadership Training, Baby Sitting Course, Referee • Career Pathway visitations at various sports and wellness teams and companies. (TSN, ARGOS, TFC, Personal Trainers, Sports Therapists, Phys-Ed teacher visitation at DSSS, Nutritionist) Thank you for your time and consideration Royal Orchard Middle School A.I.M.