OCTOBER 2021 EDITION

School Physical Activity and Physical Literacy
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Finding the Happy Medium:
Games with Various Levels of Difficulty

Students learn physical skills best when the skill is neither too difficult nor too easy for them. Here are two activities you can try with your class, that feature some easy variations to change the level of difficulty...


 

Student playing on the monkey bars.

Upcoming Webinar:
Social Emotional Learning 101: An Overview for K-7 Educators

Social emotional learning is a term used within the education sector today. But what exactly does it mean, and how can it benefit your students?

 

On October 22, 2021, from 11:00 - 12:00 PT, join the School Physical Activity and Physical Literacy project for the free webinar: “Social Emotional Learning 101: An Overview for K-7 Educators”.

Registration Now Open: 2022 Winter Institute

Beginning January 14, 2022, the Winter Institute will introduce teachers to the B.C. Physical and Health Education (PHE) Curriculum, content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, practical experiences, and professional responsibilities of a successful elementary school teacher. The course will expand teachers’ level of confidence and competence when delivering the PHE curriculum. It is available for credit!

 

For more information on dates and locations, visit the project website:

Physical Activity and Physical Literacy for All: Adaptations to Support Your Students' Diverse Abilities

By definition, physical literacy is an inclusive concept that is accessible for all. In the class setting, that inclusivity is reflected in the games and activities we play with our students, that support the diversity of your class. There are things you can do as an educator when considering diverse abilities, to build those safe spaces for your students to learn — particularly within physical activity. Here are a few examples...

Connecting Mental Well-being with Physical Activity and Physical Literacy

Mental well-being impacts how we think, what we feel, how we act, and how we manage difficult situations, handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. How exactly is mental well-being connected to physical literacy and physical activity, though?

Feature Resource

Developing Physical Literacy on the Playground

Even the most basic playground can be used to develop physical literacy and keep students physically active. Print this poster for your classroom and school, and share various ways to use your playground!

The School Physical Activity and Physical Literacy project is a prototype and all participants have the opportunity to provide feedback.

Learn more about the School Physical Activity and Physical Literacy project at www.schoolpapl.ca

 

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