Working Together to Inspire Children and Youth Toward... Physical Literacy

Parents

For the first time in history children are expected to live shorter, less healthy lives than you, their parents.  Growing Young Movers provides valuable resources to support families in ensuring our children live a healthy, productive life.  Learn what Physical Literacy is, as well as what you can do to increase the Physical Literacy level of your child.

Educators & Coaches

A Physically Literate person is confident & able to move competently in a variety of settings.  Through the development of fundamental movement skills, a young mover is self-motivated to actively engage in physical activity.   Educators & coaches play a vital role in supporting this development.  Resources within the site connect to Saskatchewan curriculum and/or the Canadian Sport for Life movement.

Community Leaders

The community plays a vital role in supporting the development of Physical Literacy. Not only can the community assist in the development of fundamental skills for children and youth, the community offers a prime environment for children and youth to participate and express their Physical Literacy. Community leaders can learn ways to contribute to the development of Physical Literacy and provide opportunities for our children and youth.

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Nov
11

The Elements of Dance website was shared recently on twitter by Dr. Lee Schaefer (@Schaef9).  As stated within the website, the elements of dance are the foundational concepts and vocabulary that help students develop movement skills and understand dance as an artistic practice.  Each of the five elements, Body, Action, Space, Time, and Energy are described and key vocabulary are included for teachers and students.  Be sure to download the graphic organizer.  A great resource to help expand...

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Nov
10

Bound Ball is a terrific game that will help youth develop volleying skills, enhance court awareness, and encourage movement.  Change up the court size, number of players, and how rallies start to ensure all participants are engaged and seeing success.  A great game for both novice and advanced movers, Bound Ball helps one understand some of the key concepts of net/wall games.

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PHE Canada - HPEC Conference

Apr 30, 2015 - May 2, 2015

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SPEA Conference

May 6, 2015 - May 8, 2015

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