Create an “Activity Proposal” – an original or customized/modified activity that incorporates movement and/or exercise into instructional practices, to improve learning and to benefit students in various ways, socially, physically, mentally, etc. Although there have been opportunities to share a brain break or an activity that incorporates movement/exercise into core content instruction and learning, this final project is more detailed/defined. This project should include the following elements. Please number each element.
Grade/developmental level for which the activity is designed
Descriptors of students
Specific goal/purpose of activity
Core content area into which activity may be incorporated, including a particular content standard the mastery of which may be supported through this activity
Any hoped-for, intended physical/mental/social benefits
Multicultural dimension of activity – how will this activity connect with students’ and/or the teacher’s background(s), or meet the need of culturally diverse learners?
Accommodations/modifications for diverse learners/special needs
Detailed description of the activity
Assessment – how will you assess students’ participation/successful completion of this activity?
Reflection on carrying out the activity (if possible) or on expectations of carrying out the activity