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Block D Sessions: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Session D 2:00pm-3:00pm

CD1: Fundamental Movement Skills **Please note this is a double session!**
Presenter:
Ross Campbell
Target Audience: All (Educational Assistants are encouraged to attend the Double Session!)
Description:
Physical and Health Education Canada has designed the FMS Workshop to focus on developing the building blocks of physical literacy for children with physical, developmental and/or behavioural disabilities. It is a theory based course but there will be active parts built into the session. Movement and theory equals a fun and knowledgeable learning experience for all. We look forward to meeting you all.

D2: BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success) Free Physical Activity Program
Presenters:
Lynn Rizzuto & Brittany Pye
Target Audience:
Elementary
Description:
BOKS, Build Our Kids’ Success, is a FREE before-school physical activity program designed to get elementary children moving in the morning and their brains ready for a day of learning. BOKS offers a completely free, turn-key, robust curriculum to empower the community and help children embrace healthy habits that will last a lifetime! Volunteer opportunities for pre-service teachers (volunteer Lead Trainer) and Leadership opportunities for HS students (junior Trainers) will be highlighted as well. A wealth of resources are available including virtual training modules and the Canadian Trainer Hub (available in English & French). Active Kids = Active Minds

D3: Run Jump Throw Wheel
Presenter:
Alex Holder
Target Audience:
Elementary
Description:
Run Jump Throw Wheel (RJTW) is a national program developed by Athletics Canada that teaches fundamental movement skills and develops physical literacy.  Using track and field inspired games, activities and skill challenges lead by instructors specifically trained to teach the fundamentals of running, jumping, throwing and wheeling (for children in wheelchairs). Our goal is to provide a physical activity program that serves as a strong foundation for all sports. Run Jump Throw Wheel assists children in learning to move efficiently so that they grow into adults who are active, productive and healthy citizens.

D4: Field Hockey
Presenter:
Stacey Boudreau
Target Audience: 
High
Description:
It’s time to get those field hockey sticks out of storage.  Field hockey is a fun sport to bring back in to your grade 9 and 10 physical education classes!  This will be an introductory class to show technique of stick handling and movement with the ball.  This is something that can be done in your classes with only a stick and ball.  No need for shin guards or mouth guards.

D5: Incorporating “Yoga in the Schools” Curriculum into High Schools
Presenter:
Charlotte Love
Target Audience: 
High
Description:
This session will be an overview of Riverview High’s yogic journey and how best to use yoga in your high school classroom. Adapting from the different yoga training courses Charlotte has attended, this session was developed after many requests to see how Charlotte incorporated yoga into her classes. This will be an active portion of the session so dress for yoga.

D6: Tinikling
Presenter:
Michelle Dobbin
Target Audience: 
All
Description:
The Tinikling dance is one of the most dramatic dances in the Philippines.  The dance is named after the long-legged “Tinikling” birds as they hop between tall reeds and tree branches.  Dancers perform along the sides and between two bamboo poles which are struck together in time to music.

D7: Outdoor Pursuits Outcome 2.3
Presenter:
Tim Randall
Target Audience: High
Description:
This session will set a blaze to your imagination with the Bow and Drill and hand drill fire starting activities as well as talk about other fire lighting techniques.

D8: Outdoor Pursuits: Teambuilding Outcome 1.3 P
resenter:
Joel Fogarty
Target Audience:
High
Description:
This session will be push your comfort levels through his team building initiative games, you will be working as a group to solve problems and come up with creative solutions.  

D9: Parks Canada
Presenters:
Nadine Gauvin and Colleen Parker
Target Audience:
All
Description:
Experience Fundy National Park’s Outdoor Classroom: We can help you bring the curriculum to life!  A field trip to a National Park gives students an opportunity to forge a link between what they learn at school and the natural environment while being physically active. Experienced Parks Canada interpreters are able to modify and adapt programs to meet your classes’ needs. Students from grades K to 12 can experience nature first hand, make observations, ask questions, and discover explanations for natural phenomena. Join this session to learn how Parks Canada can enrich your curricular experience in our outdoor classroom! Come celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with us and connect with nature. Remember, Park and National Historic Site entrances are free in 2017!