Cross-Saskatchewan Check-In - April 27th
SPEA is excited to announce another virtual Cross-Saskatchewan Check-In taking place on Tuesday, April 27th. This check-in will feature a theme of Physical Literacy: An Indigenous Journey for All. See the buttons below for registration information. Hope to see you there!
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Run Jump Throw Wheel
Another set of Run Jump Throw Wheel course sessions have been announced taking place on May 19th, May 26th, and June 2nd. For additional information about the course as well as registration please see the buttons below.
Human Kinetics Library - Resources for SPEA Members
The Human Kinetics Library is built around a mission to increase the knowledge, enhance the performance and improve the health and fitness of all people around the globe through authoritative information about physical activity and sport.
Bloomsbury Digital Resources is happy to offer members of the Saskatchewan Physical Education Association gratis access to the entire platform from 7 May to 11 June. Below you will find details about each collection that sits on the resource. SPEA members will receive an email with credentials to access these resources.
The Human Kinetics Library core collection combines Bloomsbury’s digital excellence with Human Kinetics’ market-leading sports and physical activity content, featuring an exclusive package of over 150 ebooks and 200 videos.
Featuring more than 500 videos and 850 audio clips alongside ebooks and images, Human Kinetics Dance Technique is a dynamic collection that presents instruction-focused material and fills in the gaps of dance in digital learning.
Human Kinetics Physical and Health Education is a powerful, instruction-focused collection of 42 ebooks and 127 videos of leading physical education and health education content.
Human Kinetics Health Care in Sport and Exercise is a comprehensive digital collection of 33 ebooks and over 300 videos (approximately 11 hours) in the areas of physical therapy, athletic training, and sport-related healthcare content.
The collections on Human Kinetics Library are available via subscription or perpetual access purchase through your library. Free formal trials are also available to libraries. If you would like to gain access to this platform after the trial period, please do recommend to your library.
If you have any questions or feedback, please reach out to Alison.Ng@bloomsbury.com.
PHE Canada Open Letter to QDPE Champions
The following is an open letter from PHE Canada to those engaged in providing Quality Daily Physical Education:
"This school year has been difficult with changing learning environments and increased health and safety protocols. Your efforts to overcome these challenges while continuing to foster quality physical education learning experiences for your students has been commendable. We’ve watched as teachers embraced new activities, routines, and teaching strategies to reach curricular outcomes in new, innovative ways. Your resilience, persistence, and continued pursuit of excellence has not gone unnoticed.
In late 2020, we shared a survey to better understand how to enhance and update the QDPE Award Program. The results we received from the PHE Community were both informative and insightful. Given this feedback, as well as the current contexts facing schools across Canada, we are taking this time to pause the QDPE Award Program for this school year and review and explore ways to enhance the program, aimed at better recognizing and celebrating quality programming moving forward.
We appreciate and value you as part of the PHE Community - and we also understand that change can be hard. Although change can be hard, it can also be for the better. In this case, providing an opportunity to look at celebrating quality PHE programming in a fresh new way. We wish to extend sincere thanks and appreciation to all the past and present QDPE Award Program champions and look forward to continuing to celebrate your incredible efforts in the future!
If you have any questions, please feel free to follow up with us at firstname.lastname@example.org."
Saskatchewan Physical Literacy
Physical Education Return to School Implementation Plan Fall 2020
PHE Canada's Return to School Guideline Documents
PHE Canada has released their guidelines for a safe and healthy return to physical education in schools from COVID-19. If you would like more information you can download a copy of the full document by clicking the button below. There are additional resources created by PHE Canada below, simply click the buttons for more info.
Stay well everyone!
2020 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
Participaction has released their 2020 report card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. This year's report card emphasizes the role families have in ensuring that Canadian children are getting exercise!
For more information on how you can help increase the physical activity of your family you can view the summary, full report, and consensus statement by clicking the button below.
Stay well and keep active everyone!
2020 Student Leadership Experience Cancelled
Unfortunately, this year's Student Leadership Experience has been cancelled due to COVID-19.
However, plans are in place for a Student Leadership Experience taking place September 21 - September 24, 2021. We look forward to exploring leadership safely in these trying times.
See you all next year!