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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
Students with teacher outside
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...

Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Students and Teachers being active at school
Make your school a healthy place! September 1st marked the launch of Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification for the 2015/16 school year! Registration is now open with only 250 spots available on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline to register is September 18th by 5pm or until all spots are...

Celebrating the #TO2015 Games Actively and Safely at Home

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
There are many ways to celebrate the spirit of the #TO2015 games in the comfort of your home. Getting your family up and active is fun and encourages healthy living. The following are tips to help keep youth engaged in the Pan Am celebrations at home by staying active and safe: Encourage team work...

Let the TO2015 Games Begin!

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Kids Playing
The #TO2015 Pan Am opening ceremony takes place this Friday, July 10th @8pm! Get ready to see over 6000 athletes, from 41 countries and territories, representing over 50 sports! For the full game schedule click here. Celebrate the games at home by getting active and learning PanAm/ParapanAm sports...