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Teaching Tools Login Update!

Monday, January 18, 2016
Teaching Tools Home Page
As of January 1, 2016 the Ophea subscriber login process on our Teaching Tools website has changed. If you are a member of a current subscribing organization (e.g.: school boards and public health units) you will now need to login using a personalized account. If you have an

New Human Development and Sexual Health Lesson Plans have launched!

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Ophea has just launched NEW lesson plans to meet the Human Development and Sexual Health expectations of the Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1-8: Health and Physical Education, 2015 (revised). The Human Development and Sexual Health (HD&SH) lesson plans: Were developed in partnership with health...

Holiday Office Hours

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
A friendly reminder, that over the holidays the Ophea office will be closed December 25th, 2015 to January 3rd, 2016 and will reopen January 4th, 2016. Staff will respond to any inquiries upon their return. As always, our websites are accessible at any time and our social media offers the latest...

Holiday Tips from Ophea Staff

Monday, December 7, 2015
The holiday season is here! This time of the year can be busy, stressful and down-right hectic. We forget to cherish the joys the holidays bring us; the muted alarm clocks, warm slippers, smiles and memories shared. Most often, in the midst of busy schedules, we neglect to focus on personal well-...

Holiday Sale - Get 50% Off Resources!

Friday, November 27, 2015
Get moving in the new year with our DPA Kits— now 50% off regular price! It’s easy to plan and implement fun Daily Physical Activity (DPA) with our primary, junior and intermediate DPA Kits. Kits include 90 ready-to-use activity cards (cross-curricular), 2 instructional DVDs, a music CD, and...

#OpheaChat Storify available now!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Miss our October 27th Twitter #OpheaChat sharing discussions on H&PE in Action? We’ve got you covered! Explore the chat’s Storify board to read and learn about H&PE in the classroom, school and community. Discover H&PE hot topics that were addressed and get inspired to bring your...

Ophea Twitter Chat Oct 27th!

Friday, October 23, 2015
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Join us for a Twitter Chat session exploring H&PE in Action! Learn, share and help foster H&PE in your classroom, school and across Ontario! Participate to support your understanding of the 2015 H&PE curriculum and gain inspiration! Details:When: October 27th, 2015 @7–8pm EDTLanguage...

NEW Wallet Wellness Videos now available!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Student counting money
Wallet Wellness is a free financial literacy resource that provides Grade 4-8 students with a strong understanding of financial basics in order to successfully navigate today’s complex financial world. Wallet Wellness is available in English and French and includes downloadable, easy-to-use...

Ophea brings you our new All About H&PE resource!

Thursday, September 10, 2015
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Ophea is here to help you implement the 2015 H&PE curriculum. Over the 2015/16 school year, we will be releasing a range of programs and services focusing on key elements of the H&PE curriculum. To help you get started, we’ve launched our new FREE resource - All About H&PE! This...

Ophea wants our kids to grow up healthy & happy

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Students in school hallway
Sexual health education has been part of the Ontario school curriculum for decades.  The Health and Physical Education curriculum, of which approximately 10 per cent addresses sexual health, is no different. This document builds upon previous versions of this curriculum with information that...