Ophea's Blog | Page 5 | Ophea.net

Search form

Ophea.net

Wallet Wellness – new take home activities!

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
November is Financial Literacy month. Support student well-being through financial literacy with Wallet Wellness! Wallet Wellness’ activity cards now include easy-to-use take-home activities to extend learning. The activities provide opportunities for Junior and Intermediate students to reinforce...

October Teacher Feature: Victor Kass

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Ophea’s excited to bring to you a series of “Teacher Feature” blogs. Featuring Q&A’s with leading Healthy & Physical Education teachers, the blogs share ideas, insights, and resources straight from the source. This Teacher Feature brings you practical and inspiring ideas for teaching H&...

DPA Every Day!

Thursday, October 19, 2017
The Ministry of Education recently revised the Daily Physical Activity (DPA) policy (PPM 138) which supports 20 minutes of DPA during instructional time, contributing to the goal of getting children and youth active for 60 minutes every day. To support the implementation of DPA and enhance the...

Relive #Ophea2017!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Did you attend or miss Ophea’s 2017 Conference? We’ve got you covered - explore the Conference Storify board to learn what took place!  Discover some of the conference’s hot topics and get inspired to bring fun and interactive workshop ideas to your classroom and school community!  THANK YOU to all...

New Ophea Concussion e-Learning Module!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The Concussion Identification, Management, and Prevention for Ontario Schools e-Learning module is free and intended for all school staff including educators, administrators, and support staff. The module will increase awareness and understanding of concussion and provide strategies and resources...

September Teacher Feature: Russ Minnis

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Ophea’s excited to bring to you a series of “Teacher Feature” blogs. Featuring Q&A’s with leading Healthy & Physical Education teachers, the blogs share ideas, insights, and resources straight from the source. Our first Teacher Feature is Russ Minnis, bringing you practical ideas to help...

Get recognized with Ophea Awards and Legacy Funds

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Do you know someone who is making an outstanding contribution in the field of child and youth health, physical activity, and/or health and physical education? Nominate them for an Ophea Award! This is the perfect opportunity to recognize educators who are making a difference in their school and...

3 Tips to Healthier Eating This Summer

Monday, July 31, 2017
We love that summer means we get to enjoy some of our favourite outdoor food-related activities like visiting farmers markets and entertaining outdoors. But with the ‘regular’ routine of the school/work year not in place, eating healthy may be harder to maintain.  With a bit of planning though you...

The Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth Poster

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Are you an  educator, parent, public health professional, or recreation program leader? Help set the tone for a healthier 24 hours with this new poster raising awareness of the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (aged 5–17). This poster is free and available to download in...

Celebrating Ophea’s Certified Healthy Schools!

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification has come to an end for the 2016/17 school year. A total of 174 schools across Ontario were certified for completing the 6-Step Healthy Schools Process, making their school community a healthier place and receiving gold, silver, or bronze certification. We are...

Pages