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August 25, 2017

As teachers prepare to begin the upcoming school year, we want to share some resources that will certainly assist with planning and assessment in physical education.  These highlighted resources are just a few of the growing number of supports for physical educators.  Follow us on Twitter and Like Us on Facebook to receive instant notification of new resources added to the Growing Young Movers website. 

Assessment Holistic Rubrics: Grade 1-5   Grade 6-8   Grade 9 Movement Skills Teacher...

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October 19, 2016

This past week in #epe300 I had the opportunity to engage in a terrific conversation with physical education pre-service teachers around assessment and in particular the notion of encouraging engagement via a participation mark.  It was evident from the experiences shared as students, putting a number towards how one participates in physical education was the dominant story.  Perhaps as much as 50% of ones mark would be calculated on criteria that more often than not came down to having...

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August 29, 2016

As teachers prepare to begin the upcoming school year, we want to share some resources that will certainly assist with planning and assessment in physical education.  These highlighted resources are just a few of the growing number of supports for physical educators.  Follow us on Twitter and Like Us on Facebook to receive instant notification of new resources added to the Growing Young Movers website.  Also be sure to connect to our Youtube channel which is filled with a number of short...

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August 18, 2015

As teachers prepare to begin the upcoming school year, we want to share some resources that will certainly assist with planning and assessment in physical education.  These highlighted resources are just a few of the growing number of supports for physical educators.  Follow us on Twitter and Like Us on Facebook to receive instant notification of new resources added to the Growing Young Movers website.

Assessment Holistic Rubrics: Grade 1-5   Grade 6-8   Grade 9 Movement Skills Teacher...

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April 1, 2015

"Our kids are ready to move....and YOU can help them take the first step:

- to discover the joy of moving and playing - to be inspired to try new activities - to be a successful participant in sport - to become a lifelong mover

The Partners for Physical Literacy have developed a series of infographics for use by Families, Educators, Coaches and Community members. These infographics provide great information on:

What is Physical Literacy? Why is it important? What actions can I...

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August 26, 2014

As teachers prepare to begin the upcoming school year, we want to share some resources that will certainly assist with planning and assessment in physical education.  These highlighted resources are just a few of the growing number of supports for physical educators.  Follow us on Twitter and Like Us on Facebook to receive instant notification of new resources added to the Growing Young Movers website.

Assessment Holistic Rubrics: Grade 1-5   Grade 6-8   Grade 9 Assessing Fitness, Not...

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April 15, 2014

How often have you heard students or athletes say, “I am tired”?  As we work alongside children and youth around physical activity and physical fitness it is important to understand what tired really means.  The Rated Perceived Exertion (RPE) scale is not something that is new to physical educators or coaches.  We have simply offered a simplified version that works with a 5 level scale.  At different times, students/athletes will be at different levels.  The intent of the poster is to help...

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April 3, 2014

What do you remember about physical education?  When this question is posed, many adults respond with Fitness Testing. Why is this something that is remembered so vividly?  Was it a positive experience?  What was the purpose of the testing?  There is certainly merit to assessing fitness levels of students and athletes.  The key word is assessing.  The results of this formative assessment should guide future planning and shape goal setting.

Bev Robinson and Shelagh McCracken from the...

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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 2, 2013

Body management activities are found throughout all grade levels in Saskatchewan’s physical education curriculum.  Body management should include dance and educational gymnastics, but may also include other options such as skipping or tinikling (traditional Philippine dance). 

Another option to tinikling is Jump Bands.  The elastic bands provide another way to development rhythmics as well as allowing all students to be involved and working at moderate to high intensity. 

Finding...

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