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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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May 3, 2016

The following video clip provides a number of experiences that engage youth in movement.  With little equipment or set-up time required, these instant activities challenge participants to move to achieve specific goals.  Connections can certainly be made to both skill-related and health-related components of fitness.  These are fantastic challenges which can be implemented indoors and outdoors for both elementary and high school youth.  Included with this post is a list of reaction ball...

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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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November 11, 2014

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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September 17, 2014

Thanks to Jennifer Buettner (@antoshiwj) for sharing the ABC's of our PE Class.  Jennifer teaches primary physical education at Dr. John G Egnatoff school in Saskatoon. This two-pager is a terrific visual for students and a great conversation starter for parents/caregivers.  Download now and customize for your physical education program.

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September 25, 2013

Part of the Skillful Movement goal in physical education includes expanding students' awareness of what the body does, where the body moves, how the body performs the movement, and with whom or with what the body moves.  These understandings are referred to as the Movement Variables.  During elementary physical education (K-5) years, emphasis is placed on establishing a movement vocabulary and on the understanding and use of movement concepts from each of the four categories: Body, Space,...

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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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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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