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.
We join our hero as he realizes it has been over 3 months since his last post… Speaking of Physical Literacy Part 3: An Introduction to Physical Literacy Praxis Right. So suddenly it is 2016. MARCH 2016! I am not sure how so much… Continue Reading “An Introduction to Physical Literacy Praxis”
Speaking of Physical Literacy, Part 2: Becoming Travel Agents In March 2015, Ever Active Schools hosted a Physical Literacy Summit in Calgary, Alberta. I was invited to close the Summit and chose the following title for my talk: Becoming Travel Agents for a Storied… Continue Reading “BE a Travel Agent”
Over the past 9 months I have been privileged to be able to speak at a number of Physical Literacy ‘Summit’ type events across Canada. After reviewing my notes and doing some thinking about the many conversations with individuals very passionate about physical education… Continue Reading “Speaking of Physical Literacy…”
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 have a problem. Ok, I have lots of problems but I want to blog about this one… You see, I want to love school sport and in fact for many years I did. But my love light is flickering and is in danger… Continue Reading “A Sporting Chance”
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”
Sometimes I wonder about things – things we take for granted and perhaps just accept. Sometimes I dig deeper into those things – this is one of those times. A while back, I encountered two articles in the local paper that made me wonder… Continue Reading “Manly, yes?”
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”
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”
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