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What Kids are Taking Away from Ophea’s Daily Physical Activity Challenges

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Whether it’s learning movement skills in Health and Physical Education (H&PE), outdoor play at recess, or getting active during Daily Physical Activity—the 20 minutes of physical activity mandated by the Ministry of Education—a regular school day is packed with activity. But there’s nothing...

Reconciliation at School: Understanding the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Health & Physical Education

Monday, February 5, 2018
When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission completed its six-year investigation in 2015 into the Canadian Indian residential school system, it released a series of reports that documented how to move forward to address Canada's colonialism. Physical education and sport were important components...

Being Active Really Adds Up

Monday, November 6, 2017
How a more flexible approach to Daily Physical Activity supports student health & their readiness to learn. According to the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth, children aged 5–11 should be getting at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each day....