This webinar is intended for elementary educators. This peer-sharing webinar will explore Strand D: Healthy Living in the 2019 Elementary Health and Physical Education curriculum. The session will be a discussion based peer-sharing opportunity and we ask that participants come ready to participate, ask questions and share ideas.
Learning goals of the webinar include:
- Increased knowledge and understanding of key strategies that educators have used to support the implementation of the human development and sexual health topics of Strand D: Healthy Living within the 2019 Elementary Health and Physical Education Curriculum
- Clear understanding of additional resources and further sources of credible information to support the implementation of the 2019 Elementary Health and Physical Education Curriculum
Andrea Haefele is a Health & Physical Education teacher in the York Region District School Board. She is also an Ophea Ambassador and an Ontario Association for the Support of Physical and Health Educators (OASPHE) member. Andrea has been part of many regional and provincial initiatives that support the Health & Physical Education curriculum, Healthy Schools, and also Daily Physical Activity. She is a strong advocate for quality H&PE programming for all students of all abilities.
Gemma Simon is a Public Health Nurse with the School Years Program in the Healthy Schools and Communities Division at Halton Region. She is also the topic lead for healthy sexuality content within the program.
Tanya Woods is an Instructional Program Leader for K-8 Health & Physical Education with the Halton District School Board and also sits on the Ontario Association for the Support of Physical and Health Educators (OASPHE) executive. Tanya has worked for the Halton District School Board as an Elementary Physical & Health Educator for 16 years and an Instructional Program Leader for the last 5 years. In her current role, she is responsible for all professional development related to the Elementary Health & Physical Education curriculum, elementary athletics, safety, well being and outdoor experiential education.
Note: The original webinar date was March 4, 2020.
A recap blog post is available for this webinar.