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Friday, February 10 • 14:15 - 15:15
Activity Permissive Learning Environments: Supporting Health & Academic Outcomes

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For many years the scientific and educational communities believed that movement and thinking had no relationship to one another. In recent years, it has become very common to read studies that show emphasis on physical activity in the school curriculum more broadly, not just in physical education class, can support students in achieving both health and learning outcomes. With ample evidence to verify that leaning and movement are indeed connected, now more than ever, we have an opportunity to change what we do and how we do it. Join Ever Active Schools as we explore why activity permissive learning environments are a necessary consideration in school communities, and learn what you can do to promote movement within your school and classrooms.

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Ever Active Schools

Ever Active Schools
Ever Active Schools (EAS) is a provincial initiative designed to assist school communities in addressing and creating healthy school communities. EAS contributes to the healthy development of children and youth by fostering social and physical environments that support improving the health and learning outcomes of students in Alberta. Schools engaged with EAS are actively supported to assess wellness in their school community and participate... Read More →

Friday February 10, 2017 14:15 - 15:15
Shaw CC: Salon 5/6 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 120
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English