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.
Rebranding As some of you may know, I had the distinct pleasure of co-chairing the recent joint Health and Physical Education Council / Physical and Health Education Canada, National Health and Physical Education Conference – A Physical Literacy Uprising, in beautiful Banff, Alberta, Canada… Continue Reading “Rebranding”
A little while back, as part of his blog entitled “Help me, help me”, @SchleiderJustin posted the following question for #slowchatpe: Q3: Should physical education teachers be physically fit barring medical reasons? Why? I threw out a fairly quick answer that included something like,… Continue Reading “Fit for PhysEd?”
I know. My Canadian friends are thinking, “What the heck is he writing about Track and Field (T&F) in November for?” Hey – it’s never to early to start planning your T&F or activity day for the Spring! As well, my friend Mel (@mjhamada)… Continue Reading “Track and Field Ramblings”
I Am Confident. No, I am not auditioning for a deodorant commercial. I am not even trying to talk myself into doing something I don’t really feel like doing (say… a SSHRC grant application). I Am Confident in the future of physical education in… Continue Reading “I Am Confident”
Let’s face it. Life is risky. No buts about it – everything we do has an element of risk. Sure, channel surfing on the couch is less risky than actually jumping on a surf board in an actual ocean – or is it? We’ll… Continue Reading “Risky Business”
This post is for all my PE peeps out there. #pegeeks, #physed, #peplc, etc… I was given the opportunity a few years ago to give the combined Robert Routledge Memorial Address / R. Tait Mackenzie Scholar Address at the joint HPEC – PHE Canada… Continue Reading “A High Five and a Kick in the Pants”
I recently tweeted a link to a story from slate.com and ignited a bit of a tweet-storm amongst the #physed crowd. Jessica Olien (@jessicaolien), a writer and illustrator, wrote about her personal physical education experience (PE) in an article entitled, “Dodgeball Should Not Be… Continue Reading “Not in My Gym”
I have always believed in the importance of physical education. Movement has been an integral part of my own life since I was a child. As I grew up, went to school, tried to figure out my life (still working on that) and eventually… Continue Reading “Moved to Move”
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