Elspeth McMillan, NZOC WRPPA keynote, 29 March 2012
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  • Olympic Education programme comprises a number of initiatives for primary and intermediate school children.
  • If you look at the Olympic Values there is clear alignment with the NZC values Our OVE programme will help your students to model and express their own values and to explore the values of others.
  • Highly engaging for young digital natives using their tone, language and technology Resources were developed following a rigorous development, trialling and review process using teacher expertise.
  • Living the Olympic Values Resource A cutting edge, interactive digital teaching resource Launched at the end of 2010 Targeted to Primary and Intermediate schools, years 4-8, ages 8-13 12 shared reading texts with 2 more to be added this year Levels 2-4 of NZC Comprehensive teaching notes Freely available to download from the NZOC website Can be used with an IWB or a computer and data projector as IWB technology built into software Values based, aligned to the NZ Curriculum, covering multiple learning areas
  • Using Olympians role modeling the Olympic Values
  • Olympic Stories Downloadable PDFs  Level 5 providing interesting and inspiring, values-stories based on real-life examples Accompanied by teaching notes to engage learners in authentic problem solving and values exploration that will challenge students to explore, communicate and reflect on their own values and perspectives Two Stories to be developed this year, will be translated into Te reo Maori
  • Chat with a Champion Linking schools to Olympians through values based recorded interviews Supporting teaching notes for English learning area on note taking, interviewing and presenting Rob Waddell teaser interview available on Website London 2012 specific resources developed to promote the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Olympic Values they celebrate. They will include: Curriculum aligned digital ebooks Worksheets, factsheets and display material Linkages to the London 2012 Campaign competitions such as Anthem in Black and the uniform design competition Linkages to the London 2012 Get Set teaching resource All available free from the NZOC website
  • NZ Olympic Museum now online via the NZOC website. School visits welcome – Charles Callis, Museum Director Samsung Experience featuring the NZ Olympic Mobile Museum will be in Wellngton at the TSB Arena during 22-28 May.
  • A key component of the Olympic Education programme is ASB Olympic Schools, a rewards programme that can be used in conjunction with the teaching resources and participation in sport to further engage students and reward modeling of the Olympic Values. Pack includes a set of medals, flag, certificates, access to Olympic Ambassadors and many other things. Come to stand to see and try out all the components of the Olympic Values Education programme from the NZOC.

Elspeth McMillan, NZOC WRPPA keynote, 29 March 2012 Elspeth McMillan, NZOC WRPPA keynote, 29 March 2012 Presentation Transcript

  • Olympic Values Education Elspeth McMillan Olympic Educator Tena Koutou Katoa
  • Key ObjectiveInspiring young New Zealanders to explore,engage with and model the Olympic Values through participation in sport and the celebration of the Olympic Games.
  • The Olympic Values
  • Supporting and Reinforcing the NZ Curriculum Values Pursuit of “Excellence, by aiming high and by persevering in Excellence the face of difficulties” Joy of Effort “Community and participation for the common good.”Balance between “Innovation, inquiry, and curiosity” (mind) mind, body and “Community and participation” (body) “Integrity” character and “Respect” (character)Respect for Others “Respect for yourself, others and human rights” and “Diversity” Fair Play “Integrity”, “Respect” and “Equity, through fairness and social justice.”
  • NZOC – Supporting New ThinkingNZOC set out to create cutting-edge, values-basedinteractive resources for New Zealand schools, wherestudents could:• Explore, develop and analyse their own valuesthrough the context of the Olympics.• Develop and use their key competencies• Engage in exciting learning experiences aligned toachievement objectives in Health & Physical Education,English and Social Studies.
  • NZOC – Supporting New ThinkingThe NZOC set out to create resources that were:• Aligned to the New Zealand Curriculum (2007).• Cross-curricular and flexible.• Inclusive of diverse New Zealand texts – highly engaging.• Digital, with tools, embedded video, diagrams and photos.• Inclusive of learning in both in- and out-of classroom situations.• Developed around a range of student-centred teaching approaches.
  • Free Curriculum-aligned Digital Resources Living the Olympic Values (digital interactive) Olympic Stories (digital)London 2012 ebook(with fact & worksheet pdfs) Chat with a Champion (live & recorded Olympian interviews)
  • Living The Olympic Values http://www.olympic.org.nz/education/living-olympic- values
  • The Olympic Games A Celebration
  • Rob WaddellBalance of Body, Mind & Character
  • LOV TextsLevel 2•Rebecca Wardell – The Joy of Effort•Rob Waddell – A Well Balanced Life•Symbols and Ceremonies•It Pays to Play Fair Level 3 •Olympic Values • Determined to Succeed – Valerie Vili • Giving it Everything – Mahe Drysdale •London 2012 - Building on a Century of Innovation Level 4 •Celebrating the Olympic Games •Neroli Fairhall – A Question of Respect •New Zealand’s First Female Olympian – Violet Walrond •One Team One Spirit
  • Olympic Stories
  • Chat with a Champion London 2012 resources
  • Olympic Museum Gallery School & general public visits On-LineSamsung Experience –Mobile Olympic Museum
  • Kia ora - Thank you