Workshops

Free, interactive sessions over an online platform, virtual workshops are delivered by a live facilitator on a webcam to a small number of participants. 1-2 hours in length, these are ideal for professional development days, conferences or district-wide training.

2021/22 SCHOOL YEAR: IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS

The School Physical Activity and Physical Literacy project, with all COVID-19 guidelines in mind and in adherence to restrictions at that time, are now considering inquiries for in-person workshops beginning in Fall 2021. Is your school interested? Get in touch with our team today.

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Getting Started with Physical Literacy

If you are wondering what physical literacy is and how you can incorporate it into your K-7 instruction, this workshop is for you! Gain an understanding of the theory behind this approach and learn some practical ways that you can start to develop your students’ physical literacy next class. A mix of theory and hands-on instruction makes this a fun and informative workshop. Come ready to move!

Open Registration Virtual Workshop

Open registration workshops are now available for fall 2021! Register individually for Getting Started with Physical Literacy, on the following date:

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 — 15:30 to 17:00 pm.

An Indigenous Approach to Getting Started with Physical Literacy

Developed in consultation with Indigenous communities and educators, and with leadership from I·SPARC, this virtual workshop brings Indigenous perspectives that honour the First Peoples’ Principles of Learning to physical literacy theory.

Learn some practical ways that you can start to develop your students’ physical literacy, and engage with other Indigenous communities in a storytelling method, to incorporate physical literacy in and around your school.

Priority will be given to educators working in First Nations schools or B.C. public schools with a high population of Indigenous learners

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Making Physical Literacy Work for Your Class

Come ready to move, because this interactive workshop shows you how physical literacy instruction can work in your class. Learn fun activities based on the principles of physical literacy and see how easy it is to include these in the gym, classroom or playground. Learn the “how to” and find out how to include this approach in your K-7 physical education planning. This could revolutionize the way you develop physical activity and physical literacy.

Open Registration Virtual Workshop

Open registration workshops are now available for fall 2021! Register individually for Making Physical Literacy Work for Your Class, on the following date:

Thursday, October 7, 2021 — 15:15 to 16:45 pm.

Physical Activity and Physical Literacy for All (Diverse Abilities)

Wondering how to adapt your K-7 physical literacy instruction to meet the needs of all your students? This is the workshop for you! Learn how to modify activities for students with diverse physical and intellectual abilities. Get great hands-on tips and ideas to include all your students in activity and physical literacy.

Open Registration Virtual Workshop

Open registration workshops are now available for fall 2021! Register individually for Physical Activity and Physical Literacy for All (Diverse Abilities), on the following date:

Monday, November 1, 2021 — 15:15 to 17:15 pm.

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Physical Activity and Physical Literacy for All (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion)

Do all of your students feel included, respected, and honoured in physical and health education, and in class
physical activities? The focus of this 90-minute workshop is to equip educators to take proactive actions that will ensure that every student can fully participate in all aspects of physical activity and learning. Discuss specific considerations and inclusion strategies for various equity-seeking groups, and learn how to make a difference in the enjoyment of physical activity for all students.

This workshop will be available beginning in October 2021.

Physical Literacy Assessment

Wondering how to assess physical literacy? This workshop demonstrates how to use PLAYbasic for Educators as a physical literacy assessment tool. By observing how your students move, you can plan your physical literacy activities and support your students learning over time.

Open Registration Virtual Workshop

Open registration workshops are now available for fall 2021! Register individually for Physical Literacy Assessment, on the following date:

Thursday, November 23, 2021 — 15:30 to 17:00 pm.

Looking for more opportunities to discover physical activity and physical literacy topics with fellow B.C. educators? Take a look at upcoming webinars!

The School Physical Activity and Physical Literacy project is a prototype, and all participants have the opportunity to provide feedback.