Latest Educators Resources

December 11, 2013

Capture the Koosh is a great invasion/territorial game that can be played with many ages.  When Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU), it is important to scaffold your teaching/coaching and build with progressions.  

Educators - This game can be used to support curricular outcomes anywhere from grade one to grade twelve.  Consider making minor adjustments to meet the needs of your students. We can change locomotions at an early age or replace the koosh with basketballs at a high school...

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December 2, 2013

Clap, Slap, Cheer is a fantastic movement activity that can be done in any space.  This powerpoint has letters that represent a different movement:

C          Clap  (clap hands three times)

S          Slap  (high five someone next to you)

H         Hooray  (arms up high and cheer “Hooray”)

Simply put up a slide and have the group read the letters from left to right and perform the movements.

In some cases you will see letters capitalized.  Stand up to perform the movement for...

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November 9, 2013

In partnership with CURLSASK, Introduction to Curling was developed to support physical educators, coaches, and community leaders with instruction to beginning curlers. Work through the eight progressions to delivering the stone, as well as view proper technique involved in sweeping.  Saftey considerations and modified games are also included.

Also included from CURLSASK is a suggested practice plan that can be used with more experienced curlers.  However, the visuals included would be a...

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November 4, 2013

Throughout physical education curriculum in Saskatchewan, the Active Living goal regularly focuses on personal fitness and creating personal FITT plans to improve on various health-related and skill-related fitness components. 

The Fitness Calculator is a easy to use tool that may start  students thinking as to where personal fitness levels are.  Of course, it is important that any time we work with students around fitness, it is done in a respectful and empowering way.  The hope is to

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October 26, 2013

Check out these great visuals of the various concepts included in Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU).  Teaching conceptually allows transfer from one sport to another.  Essentially, if I understand the basic concepts of basketball, I too have an understanding of lacrosse for example.  Thank you to  @MissHartl and @ardishufnagel for creating and sharing this visual representation.  This is a great resource for both physical educators and community coaches.

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September 24, 2013

Kevin Breel is a stand up comic, a writer, a teenager, and an activist for mental health.  His TEDx Talk entitled Confessions of a Depressed Comic opens the doors to conversation around mental health and specifically depression.  A great supplement when working on Wellness 10 outcome W4 - Mental Well-being.

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September 10, 2013

The following video was created by Regina Catholic Schools to assist teachers in the instruction of canoeing.  A portion of the video is specific to the marina procedures.  Of interest to all educators would be the demonstration of various strokes as well as ideas on entrance/exit of the canoe.

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August 30, 2013

The 101st Grey Cup Festival is proud to introduce a brand new 101st Grey Cup Education Supplement.  

The purpose of the supplement is to support teachers in engaging the 165 000 students in Saskatchewan schools in the spirit of the Grey Cup Festival.  Promoted in the resource are meaningful opportunities for students to show their community spirit and Rider Pride while working to achieve curricular outcomes.  Read More

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August 7, 2013 was created in order to help people better understand distress they are experiencing and to link them to sources of help that will enable them to learn skills and strategies to manage these problems. Being able to recognize symptoms and deal with them early in life increases the chances of better long-term outcomes and positive mental health across the lifespan. may assist in the delivery of Wellness 10 outcome W4 - Mental Well-Being.

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June 20, 2013

When one looks at various outcomes in middle years and high school physical education/wellness it becomes evident that engagement is embedded. Indicators within Saskatchewan’s physical education curriculum reference the idea of “willingly engaging” in a variety of movement activities at a moderate to vigorous level of effort.  From a personal and social responsibility perspective, engagement is a vital piece as well.  As physical educators, we need to assess the engagement levels...

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