Daryk Educational Group.
High School - Middle School - Academy
Introduction to Kinesiology
Grade 12, University Preparation
Health and Physical Education
Course Development Date:
Health and Physical Education, The Ontario Curriculum,
Grades 9 to 12, 2015 (Revised)
Any Grade 11 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in science, or any Grade 11 or 12
course in health and physical education.
This course focuses on the study of human movement and of systems, factors, and principals involved in human development. Students will learn about the effects of physical activity on health and performance, the evolution of physical activity and sport, and the physiological, psychological, and social factors that influence an individual's participation in physical activity and sport. The course prepares students for university programs in physical education and health, kinesiology, health sciences, health studies, recreation, and sports administration.
Assessment and Evaluation Strategies
The purpose of assessment and evaluation is to improve student learning. Assessment and evaluation is based on the provincial curriculum expectations and the achievement levels outlined in the curriculum document. In order to ensure that assessment and evaluation are valid and reliable, and that they lead to the improvement of student learning, teachers use a variety of strategies throughout the course, including: providing students with feedback about their work (known as assessment for learning), helping to set learning goals and monitor their own progress (known as assessment as learning), and evaluation and reporting of progress in the form of grades and marks (known as assessment of learning).
Learning Skills and Work Habits Assessment
The development of learning skills and work habits is an integral part of student learning. These skills are:
Learning skills and work habits influence student achievement and are included as a formal part of the assessment and evaluation process. Learning skills and work habits will be assessed through a variety of teacher strategies. (e.g. observation, student /teacher conference, self-reflection, checklists, exit cards, etc.) These important learning skills and work habits will be formally reported on the Provincial Report Card according to the following scale: E- Excellent, G- Good, S- Satisfactory, N- Needs Improvement.
Academic Dishonesty - Cheating and Plagiarism
Learning tasks that students complete as well as the assignments, tests and exams that students submit for evaluation must be their own work. Cheating and plagiarism is a serious offence that will not be condoned. Academic consequences will result.
Late and Missed Assignments - Student Roles and Responsibilities
Students are expected to: