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May 10, 2013

The Saskatchewan Physical Education Association (SPEA) recently hosted their annual conference in Regina, SK.  This year the theme of the conference was Relationships: Moving Towards Physical Literacy.  With Relationships being one of the three goals of Saskatchewan’s physical education curriculum delegates were fortunate to have Dr. Paul Wright, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Northern Illinois University provide the keynote address.  

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March 20, 2013

The following is an excerpt from a class of 4, 5, and 6 year old students working on developing Rhythmical Movement.  Rhythmical Movement is one outcome of Saskatchewan's Elementary Physical Education Curriculum.  Sharlene Holliday leads a ZumbAtomic session that has students engaged in purposeful movement.  One can also connect to outcomes related to the Active Living goal as well.

It is also important to note that the kids are all over and learn to move throughout space without touching...

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March 14, 2013

North East School Division has provided online resources connected to all subject areas.  The Curriculum Corner provides assessment ideas as well as planning documents in physical education.  All of these resources are available for download. 

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February 7, 2013

When looking at the movement skills on page 26 of the Saskatchewan Physical Education curriculum  in grades 1 to 5, you will see that students should be able to perform a backward roll at a control level by the end of grade three. 

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February 2, 2013

When looking at the movement skills on page 26 of the Saskatchewan Physical Education curriculum  in grades 1 to 5, you will see that students should be able to perform a backward roll at a control level by the end of grade three.  When teaching this movement it is important to be aware of the common errors.

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January 27, 2013

When looking at the movement skills on page 26 of the Saskatchewan Physical Education curriculum  in grades 1 to 5, you will see that students should be able to perform a forward roll at a control level by the end of grade two.  When teaching this movement it is important to be aware of the common errors.

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January 24, 2013

When planning in physical education it is important to remember that many outcomes can be touched upon in a lesson.  On a regular basis a physical education class will have components tied to all three goals of the curriculum:  Active Living, Skillful Movement, and Relationships.  This video provides an example of what can happen in a 45 minute elementary physical education class.

Take advantage of equipment you are using in the lesson.  For example, within the video you will see that mats...

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January 7, 2013

LEAP BC™ is a set of resources that promotes healthy child development and was created by 2010 Legacies Now, with support from the Province of British Columbia.  LEAP BC™ integrates Literacy, Education, Activity and Play, and is designed for families, caregivers and early learning practitioners who engage with young children. In June 2011, 2010 Legacies Now transferred management of LEAP BC™ to Decoda Literacy Solutions where it will continue to benefit communities as a legacy of the 2010...

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January 7, 2013

Children learn through play, and they do best when learning is active.

Hop is designed for early learning practitioners, caregivers and families as they interact with children who are three to five years old. Part of the LEAP BC™ family of resources, The Hop™ Family Resource includes 50 fun-filled activities and ideas for play that integrate physical movement, oral language, early literacy and healthy eating.

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January 6, 2013

A Resource Manual for Sport Leaders is designed to assist volunteers with a variety of information including: guidelines for developing programs, resource information and delivery strategy suggestions.

Visit the site and download a variety of activities including movement games, balancing and jumping, and manipulation games.

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