Physical Literacy for Young Canadians
Date(s) - May 17, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Come learn about why physical literacy is being added to preschools, schools, sport organizations and health care organizations across Canada. This workshop will explore the goal of physical literacy for young Canadians and give educators practical tools to bring this goal into their programs. The workshop will be a balance between theory, teaching strategy concepts and hands on activities. Come dressed for light activity and having fun!
• To gain an understanding of the physical literacy movement in Canada.
• To recognize how physical literacy is shaping curriculum decisions.
• To discover how to make physical literacy a goal in a preschool setting and how it connects to other curriculum areas.
• To explore practical and fun games, ideas and lessons that can be easily added to any program.
*Suitable for students, novice, intermediate and experienced early learning child care professionals working with infant/toddler, preschool and school age children, including children with extra support needs, parents, adult instructors and administrators.
Fee: $50.00 FCC Fee: $35.00 (Promo Code)
Jennifer has over 20 years’ experience working in gymnastics organizations across Canada. She has developed recreational gymnastics programming for young children in multiple non-profit and sport environments. Jennifer received her BA in Anthropology from the University of Victoria in 2000 and then her B.Ed. from UBC in 2002 and she maintains her BC Teacher’s Certificate. Focusing on the development of physical literacy in all athletes rather than competitive gymnastics for an elite few, Jennifer Hood opened the first Jump Gymnastics in Yaletown in 2008 and her second in North Vancouver in 2014.
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604-709-5661 Ext 221
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