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Healthy Schools Program Announcement

Thursday, November 27, 2014
We are happy to announce that today, the Ontario Government has partnered with ACTIVE AT SCHOOL to champion 60 minutes of physical activity for all students throughout the day. The ACTIVE AT SCHOOL Champion Program will be part of Ophea’s soon-to-be-launched Health Schools Certification Program (...

A Celebration of Sports in Canada

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
We know Canadians love their sports every day of the week! Here are a few fun ways for educators to incorporate sports and sports knowledge into the classroom. 1. Use this checklist of Canadian sports and see how many of them your class can complete this school year. Sports Made in Canada Hockey....

Ophea's New Teaching Tools Site

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Find all of Ophea’s quality programs on the new Teaching Tools site. Teaching Tools has everything you need to enable children and youth to lead healthy active lives. A variety of tools on many topics can be found quickly and easily; including lesson plans, activities and supplements. Login and...

Celebrate Media Literacy Week

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Media Literacy Week is November 3-7, 2014 and is co-led by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation and Media Smarts. The purpose of Media Literacy week is to help parents, educators and children better understand and interpret content in this digital world. What is Media Literacy? In this age of digital...