The Healthy Schools LAB will heighten awareness and understanding of issues and opportunities surrounding health and wellness in the K to PhD education system and contribute to the collective development of a healthy, active society.
It’s now been a week since World Health day and over here at the Healthy Schools Lab we’ve been spending some time (appropriately) diving into Alberta Education’s Draft K-6 Physical Education and Wellness curriculum. There has been a fair bit of press on the… Continue Reading “Review: Alberta Education’s Draft K-6 Physical Education and Wellness Curriculum”
Hey #physed’ers! It’s been awhile since I posted anything about physical literacy (like, 2 years…). Oh well – sometimes formulating ideas, searching for evidence and getting cool graphics designed just takes time! What follows is an introduction to a framework that I’ve been working… Continue Reading “Physical Literacy Praxis: AN evidence Based Framework for Your Review”
Guest post by Chelsi Ryan. I was in the 4th grade the first time I remember being acutely aware of the fact that I just didn’t measure up to my peers. I was 9 and had just “failed” the Beep Test (more formally, the… Continue Reading “Bleep the Beep: A short rant about fitness tests in #physed and the aim of being healthy and active”
Not sure if you’ve noticed, but ‘back to school’ this year is a little different… We’ve had a long journey to this point, now it’s time to take a deep breath and dive in (don’t forget your mask!)! Our team here at the Healthy… Continue Reading “Back to School – COVID style…”
In my role as PHE Canada President-Elect, over the past 6 days I have had the distinct pleasure of co-hosting two Cross-Country Check In chats (Zoom meetings) to connect health and physical educators across Canada (and some global members). The first chat was on… Continue Reading “Hope, Failure and Success”
Note: although this post is from an Alberta-based perspective, we are confident it can be applied to other jurisdictions… On Sunday, March 15th, the Minister of Alberta Education closed schools indefinitely. March 20th, the government released: Student learning during COVID-19: Guidelines for continuing K… Continue Reading “Health and Physical Education in the Midst of a Pandemic”
RESEARCH 2 PRACTICE If School Is For All, Why Isn’t School Sport? A Focus on Participation, Development & Inclusion Lauren Sulz, Jared Schubert & Douglas Gleddie I’ve written about school sport before and have also written about the practice of cutting (and here) with… Continue Reading “Sport for All.”
I was recently provided with an opportunity (thanks Centre for Teaching and Learning!) to share my teaching philosophy and some specific teaching strategies through a short video as part of a initiative called Inspiring Teaching. The best part was being able to feature the… Continue Reading “Teaching Joy”
This is a guest blog I wrote for @meaningfulpe – check out LAMPE for more good content on meaningful (and purposeful!) #physed. Part 1 of this blog series on delight and physical education raised the question, how might a physical education teacher lay ‘groundwork’ for… Continue Reading “Delightful Physical Education”
Never fear, the next post in my physical literacy series is coming. SLOWLY, but coming. For now, this YouTube video caught my eye and I wanted to say just a few words about it. Please watch – then read. Novak Djokovic vs. Dylan Alcott… Continue Reading “We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Program for this message…”
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