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Bringing a Renewed Perspective to Physical Activity

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
From time to time when teaching Physical Education or leading physical activities, we fall into a slump of the same routine.  By getting a bit creative, we can make physical activity more inclusive and fun for everyone.  We have listed some innovative ideas below that we hope will inspire you in...

Creating an H&PE Space that’s Bully Free

Thursday, November 21, 2013
As Health and Physical Education (H&PE) teachers, the goal of maintaining both a physically as well as emotionally safe classroom is often on our mind. Physical safety is a relatively easy concept to overcome; use your common sense, act as a cautious parent and refer to your school board and...

Fun School Lunch Ideas

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Tired of the same old lunchtime routine but don’t know how to mix it up? We have some great ideas to bring the fun back into lunch!   It doesn’t need to take hours in the kitchen to ensure that you, your children and/or students have healthy lunches that meet nutritional requirements. Visit Canada...

Ophea Conference – Starring Guest Blogger Melanie Guertin

Thursday, November 7, 2013
  1. Please share with us your experience of teaching your Dance Pl3y workshop at the Ophea Healthy Schools Conference.  What were you hoping for attendees to take away from the workshop? Wow! What a great day at the Ophea 2013 Conference where I had to the opportunity to show delegates how simple...

Ophea Awards and Conference – Starring Guest Blogger Reid Linforth

Thursday, November 7, 2013
    1. Reid, receiving the Deb Courville Legacy Fund Award must have been so exciting!  Please tell us more about your experience at the Ophea 2013 Awards Ceremony. Receiving the Deb Courville Courville Legacy Fund Award was definitely an exciting honour, and the awards ceremony was an experience...