86TEACHING VALUES SECTION 4 THE FIVE EDUCATIONAL VALUES OF OLYMPISM 1Review the five senses. 2Discuss how a well- known concept such as love is represented or evoked through the use of examples from the five senses ( hearts, chocolates, flowers, pictures, etc.) 3Explore some ideas of how an ideal like fair play could be represented or evoked through the use of examples from the five senses. Use the spaces here to write your ideas. 4Invite learners to work with a partner or by themselves to create a poster representing fair play through the different senses. A connection should be made to each of the senses in each poster. 5Encourage learners to interpret their fair play ideas by sharing their posters with a partner or a small group. These posters then can be mounted on the wall for future reference and affirmation. 6Turn this activity into an activity where learners build mobiles. LOOKSLIKE, SOUNDSLIKE, SMELLSLIKE, TASTESLIKE USE THIS ACTIVITY TO HELP LEARNERS EXPERIENCE FAIR PLAY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE FIVE SENSES AND THEN HELP THEM TO CREATE FAIR PLAY POSTERS OR MOBILES. FAIR PLAY looks like sounds like smells like tastes like feels like
TEACHING VALUES AN OLYMPIC EDUCATION TOOLKIT " FAIR PLAY MEANS THAT I RESPECT MY TEAM- MATES AND MY OPPONENTS. SOMETIMES IT'S HARDER TO PLAY FAIR." ( FROM A 14 YEAR- OLD STUDENT) " I TRY TO PLAY FAIR, THAT IS TO FOLLOW THE RULES. BUT IN A GAME THAT WE REALLY WANT TO WIN, WE SOMETIMES HAVE TO COMMIT A TACTICAL FOUL." ( FROM A 14 YEAR- OLD FOOTBALL PLAYER) " FAIR PLAY DOES NOT ONLY MEAN ADHERENCE TO WRITTEN RULES: RATHER IT DESCRIBES THE RIGHT ATTITUDES OF SPORTSMEN AND SPORTSWOMEN AND THE RIGHT SPIRIT IN WHICH THEY CONDUCT THEMSELVES..." ( INTERNATIONAL FAIR PLAY CHARTER) FOR DISCUSSION Do you agree with each of these statements? Why or why not? What do you think is the meaning of fair play? Discuss some situations in which it is difficult to follow the spirit of fair play. SUGGESTED ACTIVITY: Write examples of fair play down the right hand side of the word. Write examples of unfair play down the left hand side. THESE ARE EXAMPLES OF UNFAIR PLAY WHATISFAIRPLAY? 8 SECTION 4 THE FIVE EDUCATIONAL VALUES OF OLYMPISM TEACHING VALUES87 USE THIS ACTIVITY TO HELP LEARNERS EXPLORE THE MEANING OF FAIR PLAY, AND TO IDENTIFY EXAMPLES OF FAIR AND UNFAIR PLAY. F P A L I A R Y THESE ARE EXAMPLES OF FAIR PLAY 8 Adapted from Luther and Hotz, 1998 Erziehung zu mehr Fairplay: Anregungen zum socialen Lernen – im Sport, aber nicht nur dort! Bern, Germany: Verlag Paul Haupt, pp. 29 & 31.